Original track listing (to be released)
Outtakes/unreleased tracks from the album’ sessions
Others songs from this era
Single and videos
Promotion (TV performances/Award Shows/magazine covers etc.)
January 25, 2020 : Janet attends the Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala and “GRAMMY Salute to Industry Icons” in Beverly Hills with Preston, Gil & Joey. She poses with many friends including Jimmy Jam, Usher, Naomi Campbell, Joni Mitchell & P Diddy. At the end she is presented with a plaque honoring her carrer.
January 30, 2020 : Janet attends the Gatsby Gala 2020 at Bloomsbury Ballroom in London. Later she does her first ever Q&A on Instagram Live with Preston.
February 3, 2020 : Janet posts a new pictures on Instagram : “Thank U guys for all the love and appreciation today! Means so much to me. I want to show my love and appreciation back to U. So stay tuned…”
February 10, 2020 : Janet on her social medias : “Hey U Guys! I’ve heard all your wishes and now from my lips to your ears. I’m working on my new album and going on a brand new World Tour this summer! Both titled “Black Diamond”. I love u guys so much and I’m so excited to share this new era with you. See u soon!”
At night Janet is a guest on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon where she performs an acoustic version of her song “runaway” with The Roots.
February 11, 2020 : Janet attends the hit musical “Chicago” on Broadway at The Ambassador Theatre in NYC.
February 12 : Janet is a guest on radio show”On Air With Ryan Seacrest”.
Later she pays a surprise visit to “The View” talk show at ABC Television Studios, 57 West 66th Street in NYC to invite the audience and co-hosts to her upcoming BTD.
February 14 : Janet posts a new pic of her in the recording studio in NYC on Instagram
June 10, 2020 : The status of Janet’s #BlackDiamondTour concerts on Ticketmaster are changing from Postponed to Cancelled and all the date are removed from Janet’s official website.. Refunds will begin to be processed immediately. Janet & Gil don’t comment this information on social medias.
September 6, 2021 : Janet shares the first trailer of her documentary titled “Janet : the untold story”. A two nights event scheduled to be aired on Lifetime in January 2022.
September 14, 2021: US medias like Rolling Stone or People report that “Janet Jackson’s new album will be released in 2022…For the album, she has worked with Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, Darrel Randle, Ralph Johnson, Siedah Garrett and Marcel East.” Those reports are removed a few hours later without any explanation from Janet’s team.
November 8, 2021 : A pre taped video of Janet is played during the unveiling of Missy Elliott’s star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. Janet also congratulates Missy on her social medias : @missymisdemeanorelliott ! It’s about time. I wish I was there. Welcome to the walk of fame. I am so proud of u and I luv u so much!
At night Janet makes a live appearance on Dancing With The Stars on ABC which is “Janet Jackson Night”. She is live from her London home (Preston flew to London to do her make up and hair).
December 17, 2021 : Allure magazine releases a 10 minutes video (shot in November) of Janet commenting her most iconic music videos.
January 01, 2022 : Janet shares the full trailer for her upcoming documentary, Janet : the untold story”. A two nights event scheduled to be aired on Lifetime on January 28.
January 11, 2022 : Janet graces the cover of Allure magazine. The cover story features a new photoshoot and a new interview which took place in December in London with Washington Post journalist Robin Givhan. Photographed by: Tom Munro.Fashion stylist: Patti Wilson. Hair: Larry Sims. Makeup: Preston Meneses. Good Morning America shows a behind the scene video of the photoshoot also posted on Janet’s YouTube channel.
January 25, 2022 : Janet is a guest on the Kelly Clarkson Show (via Zoom).
January 27, 2022 : Janet is a guest on The Real Talk Show (via Zoom).
January 28, 2022 : Janet on Instagram : “Hope u guys ENJOY 2nite. Luv u so much”.
The first 2 parts of Janet’s documentary air on Lifetime and A&E.
January 29, 2022 : Parts 3 and 4 of Janet’s documentary air on Lifetime and A&E. In Part 4, Janet reveals that she has forgiven Justin Timberlake and that they are friends. During the ending credits, a short snipped of a new song titled “Luv I Luv” is played. The song is not released on digital platforms.
January 31, 2022 : Janet Jackson Documentary is aired in the UK (Sky).
February 02, 2022 : Janet is a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (via Zoom).
February 08, 2022 : Live from London, Janet gives several interviews (via Zoom) to promote her documentary : Zoe Ball on BBC Radio 2, This Morning on ITV and That Grape Juice.
May 4, 2022 : The whole J Team arrives in Louisville.
Janet gives a short interview to Courrier Journal : “It’s been three years and we are so excited,” the superstar said. “We are thrilled to be able to get back to performing and to be able to kick off here.” https://eu.courier-journal.com/story/entertainment/music/2022/05/04/janet-jackson-perform-lynn-family-stadium-louisville-first-show-since-pandemic/9631492002/
Janet on Instagram : “Sending luv to my big bro @jackiejackson5 today! Luv u so much”
May 5, 2022 : Janet and her team have dress rehearsals in Louisville.
Janet on Instagram : “Congratulations @flytetymejam & @flytetymelewis on being inducted into the @rockhall!!! So proud of u guys!! Well deserved!!”
Janet gives a phone interview to WLKY, a local TV station in Louisville.
May 6, 2022 : Janet gives a phone interview to the Jubal radio show.
She and her team have dress rehearsals in Louisville. Janet shares a short video on Instagram : “Quick little run through at @lynnfamilystadium. #kentuckyderby”.
At night, Janet attends the Barnstable Brown Gala at Barnstable-Brown Mansion in Louisville. Jimmy Jam and Tyler Perry attend the show.
May 7, 2022 : Janet performs her first concert in 3 years at the 85 West Music Festival (Kentucky Derby) at the Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville.
May 15, 2022 : Janet presents the Icon Award to Mary J. Blige during the 2022 Billboard Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
June 15, 2022 : Janet graces the cover of Essence Magazine with a new photoshoot and a new interview
June 29, 2022 : Janet performs a concert at HPE DISCOVER 2022 CELEBRATION in Las Vegas.
July 1, 2022 : Janet attends “Be Bold” Dinner Series honoring Janet Jackson presented by Coca-Cola at Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana.
July 2, 2022 : Janet performs a full concert at Essence Festival of Culture at the Caesars Superdome, New Orleans. The concert is streamed live on Hulu.
July 8, 2022 : Janet & Christian Louboutin attend the Rose Ball 2022 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.
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