Rhythm Nation 1814 : Promotion (1989-1991)

September 19, 1989, : The album “Rhythm Nation 1814” is released by A&M Records.

The “Rhythm Nation 1814” short film is world premiered on MTV.

Janet gives a press conference to announce the album & the short film.

October 24, 1989 : Janet is on the cover of Jet magazine.

November 1989 : Janet, Rene & the Kids (the dancers) go on a promotional tour in Europe.

-London (England) : They perform “Rhythm Nation” and “Miss You Much” on Top Of The Pops (aired on November 9) and Miss You Much & Rhythm Nation on TV PLUS, The Royal Variety Performance (aired on November 20) & Big England Cafe (aired on November 19).

-Paris (France) : They perform “Miss You Much”  at Studios des Buttes-Chaumont on Sacrée Soirée TV show on TF1 (aired on November 22).

-Berlin (Germany) : They perform “Miss You Much” on ZDF and “Rhythm Nation”  on TV Puls (aired on November 16).

-Madrid (Spain) : They perform “Miss You Much” & “Rhythm Nation” at TVE Studios and “Rhythm Nation” at Rockopop.

-Westfalenhalle, Dortmund (Germany) : They perform “Miss You Much” & “Rhythm Nation” at Peter’s Pop Show (aired on November 17).

-Merksem, Antwerp (Belgium) : They perform “Miss You Much” & “Rhythm Nation” at the Diamond Awards (aired on November 17).

December 8, 1989 : Janet attends the presentation of platinum records for her album “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814” and two singles “Miss You Much” and “Rhythm Nation” at A&M Records in Hollywood, California

January, 1990 : While rehearsing for her first tour in a studio of Los Angeles , Janet gets a surprise visit from comedian Arsenio Hall who is recording his TV Show in another studio and she accepts to do the Miss You Much chair routine for his audience!

January 22, 1990 : Janet attends the American Music Awards where she performs “Escapade” and wins 2 awards.

February 21, 1990 : Janet wins her first Grammy Award but does not attend the ceremony because she is rehearsing for her tour in Pensacola.

March, 1990 : Janet is on the cover of Rolling Stone, Ebony , Jet & Essence magazines.

Janet meets President George Bush.

March 14, 1990 : Janet wins 3 Soul Train Music Awards but does not attend the ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles because she is on tour in NYC.

April 20, 1990 : Janet attends the unveiling of her Star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame with Rene, Katherine, Joe & Rebbie among others.

September 6, 1990 : Janet is presented the Video Vanguard Award for her contributions and influence within music and popular culture. She also performs “Black Cat”.

November 26, 1990 : Janet  attends the Billboard Awards ceremony at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California. She wins an unprecedented 9 awards!

December 9, 1990 : Janet attends the NAACP Image Awards where she wins an award and presents one to Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis.

January 28, 1991 : Janet wins three American Music Awards but she does not attend the ceremony.

March 16 1991, :  Janet is presented with the Humanitarian Of The Year Award by the Starlight Foundation at the 20/20 Club in Beverly Hills, California

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