October 5 : Janet starts to film the movie Nutty Professor II in Los Angeles with Eddie Murphy.
October 8 : Debbie officially files for divorce and sign a confidentiality agreement.
October 23 : Birth of Royal Jackson, first child of TJ with Frances Casey, first grandchild of Tito and first great grandchild of Joe & Katherine.
February : Janet completes the filming of “Nutty Professor 2” (NP2) and she goes to Flyte Time Studios to record “Doesn’t Really Matter” for the NP2 soundtrack.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 34th birthday with friends in NYC.
May 21 : “Doesn’t Really Matter” is released as the 1st single from the Nutty Professor II Soundtrack. It peaks at #1 on Hot 100 Billboard.
May 22 : Janet & Eddie Murphy are guests on the Oprah Winfrey Show (in Chicago) to promote NP2.
May 31 : Rene Elizondo reveals during a press conference that he & Janet secretly got married on March 31, 1991 and that they are filing for divorce.
June 3 : Janet presents an award to Keanu Reeves at the MTV Movie Awards at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City.
June 4/5 : Janet shoots the video for “Doesn’t Really Matter” in L.A.
The video is directed by Joseph Khan and choreographed by Swawnette.
June 10 : Janet & Rene are on the cover of Jet Magazine.
June 15 : Janet gives an interview to Ed Gordon on BET.
Janet starts working on a new album with Terry Lewis & Jimmy Jam.
June 28 : The video for “Doesn’t Really Matter” is premiered on MTV’s Making The Video.
July 7 : Janet goes to NYC to promote NP2.
She gives an interview to Z100 radio and attends a Britney Spears concert.
July 10 : Janet is a guest on MTV’s TRL in Times Square.
The single of Doesn’t Really Matter reaches number 1 on Hot 100 Billboard!
July 11 : Janet gives an interview to Hot 97 in NYC.
July 12 : Janet gives a press conference for NP2.
July 21 : Janet is photographed for USA Weekend in Los Angeles.
July 24 : Janet and father Joe Jackson attend the “Nutty Professor II: The Klumps” Premiere at Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City.
July 25 : Janet attends an NSYNC concert at the Madison Square Garden in NYC.
July 28 : Janet is a guest on the Today Show with Matt Lauer.
NP2 is released in theatres across the US and tops the Box Office!
July 31 : Janet is on the cover of Jet magazine with the characters of NP2.
August 1 : Janet tapes a performance of “Doesn’t Really Matter” in a Los Angeles studio for British Show Top Of The Pops.
Janet is photographed for Honey Magazine.
August 24 : Janet is in Paris to promote NP2.
August 25 : In Paris, Janet gives a press conference with NP2’s director Peter Segal and she also gives an interview to NRJ radio.
September 7 : Janet opens the MTV Video Music Awards ceremony with a performance of “Doesn’t Really Matter” at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
October 07 : Alejandra gives birth to Jermajesty and takes him home to Hayvenhurst to live with Genevieve, Randy Jr, Donte, Jaafar, Jermaine, Katherine & Joe.
November : Janet is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
December 10 : Janet attends the premiere of “The Emperor’s New Groove” movie in Los Angeles.
Late december : Rene Elizondo sues Janet for 10 millions dollars claiming that she manipulated him into signing a pre-nuptial agreement back in 1990. He also threatens her to write a tell all book about her…
January 8 : Janet is presented with the Merit Award at the American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angele.
Later she shows up at the Arista Records After Party at St. Regis Hotel in Century City with Jimmy Jam.
Late January : Janet is on the cover of Jer magazine.
Early February : Janet completes the recording of her new album in L.A.
She attends Lisa Marie Presley birthday party.
February 10-20 : Janet rehearses and shoot the video for her new single “All For You” directed by Dave Meyers and featuring a new group of dancers (The Kids) including Shawnette Heard, Gil Duldulao & Kelly Konno.
February 28 : The “All For You” single is released to radios around the world.
March 5 : Janet is on the cover of TV Guide magazine with an interview and new photos.
The video for” All For You” is premiered on MTV;
March 10 : Janet is the first artist to be honored with the MTV Icon Award during a TV Special on MTV.
Janet attends the show taping in L.A along with Terry Lewis, Jimmy Jam, Katherine & Joe, Missy Elliot, Britney Spears and many others at Sony Studios in Culver City, California.
Several artist pay tribute to Janet with speeches by Stevie Wonder, Aaliya and performaces by Macy Gray, The Destiny’s Child, Usher, Pink, Mya & Nsync.
At the end, Jermaine, Jackie, Marlin & Tito go on stage to congratulate Janet and Michael appears via a pre recorded video.
Janet & The Kids perform All For You for the first time.
March 12 : Janet is a guest on Late Show With David Letterman at the Ed Sullivan Theatre in New York City.
March 13 : Janet is a guest on the Rosie O’Donnell Show in NYC
MTV Icon honoring Janet Jackson is aired on MTV.
“All For You” is released as the 1st single from “All For You”. It peaks at #1 on Hot 100 Billboard.
March 14 : Janet & the Kids arrive in Berlin, Germany.
March 15 : Janet performs “All For You” at the Echo Awards at the ICC in Berlin.
March 17 : Janet performs “All For You” on Wetten Dass at the Messehalle in Dornbirn, Austria.
March 19 : Janet performs “All For You” on Late Night With Luuk in Stockholm.
March 20 : In London, Janet tapes a performance of All For You on Top Of The Pops which airs on March 24 and another on CD:UK which airs on March 22.
March 21 : Janet & the Kids arrive in Paris.
March 23 : Janet & the Kids go to Paris famous night club “Les Bains”.
March 24-27 : Janet gives many interview in her Parisian hotel.
March 28 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show “Graines De Star” before leaving for London.
March 29 : Janet performs “All For You” on Top Of The Pops.
March 30 : Janet gives an interview to BBC Radio 1.
March 31 : Janet performs “All For You” on CD:UK and she gives an interview to TV4
April 1 : Janet & the Kids go back to Paris.
April 2 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show Tapis Rouge.
Avril 3 : Janet gives an interview to NRJ Radio.
April 4 : Janet performs “All For You” on French TV show Hit Machine.
She gives interview to French shows Fan De, Plus Vite Que La Musique, Exclusif & Celebrities.
She is a guest on “Nulles Part Ailleurs” live on Canal + but does not perform.
April 5 : Janet gives an interview on Fun Radio and then she leaves Paris.
April 7 : Janet performs “All For You” at the TMF Awards at the Ahoy in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
April 8 : Janet performs “All For You” at Quelli Il Calcio in Milan, Italy and then she flies back to New York City.
April 10 : Janet introduces Aretha Franklin during the VH1 Divas Live: The One and Only Aretha Franklin’ held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
April 12 : Janet is a guest on MTV’s TRL and BET’s 106 & Park in NYC.
April 16 : Janet makes a photoshoot with rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri (JD) who just completed a remix for Janet’s new single Someone To Call My Lover.
Janet & JD quickly become friends.
The album “All For You” is released in the US.
April 19 : In Toronto, Janet is a guest on Much Music TV show.
April 23 : The album “All For You” is released in Europe.
April 26 : Janet is a guest on NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” live from Burbank, California and Prime Time Live with Diane Sawyer.
April 30 : Janet is on the cover of Jet magazine, VIBE magazine and Billboard magazine.
Ealy May : Janet shoots the video for “Someone To Call My Lover” directed by Francis Lawrence. JD also shoots his part for the video remix.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 35th birthday in Anguilla where she is rehearsing for the new tour with the Kids. JD offers Janet a 2 way pager as a birthday gift.
June : Janet & the Kids continues to rehearse the new show in Vancouver.
June 13 : The video for Someone To Call My Lover is premiered on MTV.
June 26 : “Someone To Call My Lover” is released as the 2nd the single from “All For You”. It peaks at #3 on Hot 100 Billboard.
July 2 : Live from Vancouver, Janet is a guest on CNN’s Larry King Live.
July 7 : Janet kicks off the All For You Tour at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland.
July 8 : Janet gives a concert at the KeyArena in Seattle.
July 9 : Janet gives a concert at the General Motors Place in Vancouver, Canada.
July 10 : Janet gives a concert at the Skyreach Centre in Edmonton, Canada.
July 11 : Janet gives a concert at the Pengrowth Saddledome in Calgary, Canada (Edgefest 2001).
July 14 : Janet gives a concert at the Kemper Arena in Kansas City.
July 15 : Janet gives a concert at the Savvis Center in St. Louis.
July 17 : Janet gives a concert at the Target Center in Minneapolis.
July 21 : Janet gives a concert at the Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
July 22 : Janet gives a concert at the Rupp Arena in Lexington.
July 24 : Janet gives a concert at The MARK of the Quad Cities in Moline.
July 26+27+28 : Janet gives 3 concerts at the United Center in Chicago.
July 30 + 31 : Janet gives 2 concerts at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Auburn Hills.
August : Janet is on the cover of Essence magazine with an article she wrote about herself.
August 2 : Janet gives a concert at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Canada.
August 3 : Janet gives a concert at the Centre Molson in Montreal, Canada.
August 10 : Janet gives a concert at the HSBC Arena in Buffalo.
August 11 : Janet gives a concert at the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford.
August 16+17+18 : Janet gives 3 concerts at the MCI Center in Washington, DC.
August 20+22+23 : Janet gives 3 concerts at the Madison Square Garden in New York City.
August 22 : Janet is a surprise guest on MTV’s TRL in NYC.
August 25+26 : Janet gives 2 concerts at the Fleet Center in Boston.
August 28 : Janet gives a concert at the First Union Center in Philadelphia.
September 3 : Janet gives a concert at the Gund Arena in Cleveland.
September 6 : Janet attends the MTV Video Music Awards with Gil. Along with Missy Elliot, she pays tribute to Aaliyah. Michael makes a surprise appearance to dance with N’Sync at the end of their performance. While in NYC Janet visits the Jackson family who is in town for Michael’ concerts at the Madison Square Garden.
September 7 : Janet gives a concert at the Gaylord Entertainment Center in Nashville.
September 8 : Janet gives a concert at the Philips Arena in Atlanta.
September 9 : Janet gives a concert at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro.
September 11 : After hearing of the terrorist attacks in New York , Michael leaves New York with Grace, Prince & Paris and the Cascios. They go at the Cascio family house in New Jersey. The Jackson family rides back to California in a bus.
Janet postpones several concerts because of 9/11.
September 16 : Janet gives a concert at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans.
September 18 : Janet gives a concert at the Compaq Center in Houston.
September 19 : Janet gives a concert at the Alamodome in San Antonio.
September 21 : Janet gives a concert at the Alltel Arena in North Little Rock.
September 22 : Janet gives a concert at the American Airlines Center in Dallas.
September 24/25 : Janet & Missy Elliot shoot the video for “Son Of A Gun” directed by Francis Lawrence in Los Angeles.
September 26 : Janet gives a concert at the San Diego Sports Arena in San Diego.
September 27 : Janet gives a concert at the America West Arena in Phoenix.
September 29 : Janet gives a concert at the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim in Anaheim.
September 30 : Janet gives a concert at the ARCO Arena in Sacramento.
October : Janet announces the cancellation of her European tour due to 9/11.
October 2+3 : Janet gives 2 concerts at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Most of the Jackson family attend the show.
October 5+6 : Janet gives 2 concerts at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Katherine, Joe & LaToya attend the concerts.
October 8 : Janet gives a concert at the Compaq Center in San Jose.
October 9 : Janet gives a concert at The Arena in Oakland in Oakland.
October 10 : Janet gives a concert at the Compaq Center in San Jose.
October 12 : Janet gives a concert at the Delta Center in Salt Lake City.
October 13 : Janet gives a concert at the Pepsi Center in Denver.
October 16 : Janet gives a concert at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee.
October 18 : Janet gives a concert at the Conseco Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
October 20 : Janet gives a concert at the Mellon Arena in Pittsburgh.
October 21 : Janet gives a concert at the Charlotte Coliseum in Charlotte.
October 23 : Janet gives a concert at the First Union Center in Philadelphia.
October 26 : Janet gives a concert at the Ice Palace in Tampa.
October 28+29 : Janet gives the last two concerts of the american leg at the National Car Rental Center in Sunrise.
November : Janet is on the cover of Ebony magazine.
December 4 : Live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Puff Daddy & Missy Elliot present Janet with a special Award of Achievement during the Billboard Awards ceremony.
December 11 : “Son Of A Gun” is released as the 3rd & final single from from “All For You”. It peaks at #28 on Hot 100 Billboard.
January 9 : Janet gives a press conference in Tokyo, Japan and then she accepts an American Music Awards via satellite.
January 12+13 : Janet gives two concerts at the Osaka Dome in Osaka, Japan.
January 16 : Janet appears at an album signing at an HMV store in Tokyo . While at the signing, Janet is interviewed by the radio station J-Wave 81.3 FM and is presented with an award for having the best selling album of 2001 at HMV stores
January 17+18 : Janet gives two concerts at the Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan.
January 25 : Janet gives a concert at the Freedom Hall in Louisville.
January 26 : Janet gives a concert at the Assembly Hall in Champaign.
January 29 : Janet gives a concert at the Copps Coliseum in Hamilton, Canada.
January 30 : Janet gives a concert at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.
February 1 : Janet gives a concert at the Bryce Jordan Center in University Park.
February 2 : Janet gives a concert at the Etess Arena in Atlantic City.
February 5 : Janet gives a concert at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville.
February 6 : Janet gives a concert at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale.
February 8 : Janet gives a concert at the First Union Arena in Wilkes-Barre.
February 09 : Janet gives a concert at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton.
February 10 : Janet goes to New York City to promote her upcoming HBO Special in Hawaii.
February 11 : Janet tapes appearances on the Rosie O’Donnell Show and Late Show With David Letterman.
February 12 : Janet tapes appearances on Good Morning America & The View.
February 13 : Janet arrives in Hawaii.
February 14 : Janet films the opening sequence for the HBO Special.
February 15 : Janet rehearses for her HBO Special.
February 16 : 72nd and last concert of the All For You Tour at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu. Missy Elliot does a surprise performance during the song “Son Of A Gun”.
Katherine, Rebbie, LaToya & Jermaine Dupri attend the concert.
February 17 : Janet “Live in Hawaii” is broadcasted on HBO.
February 21 : Birth of Michael’s new son Prince Michael II at the Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, California. Michael soon nicknames him Blanket!
February 27 : Janet, along with singer Gloria Estefan and actor Matthew McConaughey, presents the Album of the Year award to the “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” soundtrack during the Grammy Awards Ceremony held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
March 8 : Jimmy Jam presents Janet with the Entertainer Of The Year Award at the NABOB Awards in Washington DC.
March 24 : Janet attends the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Morton’s in West Hollywood, California where she gets to see Diana Ross.
April 14 : Janet opens the MTV Icon ceremony with a speech in tribute of Aerosmith held at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California.
April 20 : Janet is presented with the “Wannabe Award” at the Nickoldeon Kids Choice Awards held at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California.
April 27 : Janet attends an N’SYNC concert in Fl Lauderdale (Florida).
May : Katherine, Jackie, LaToya, Tito, Janet, Rebbie & Randy stage an intervention at Neverland to help Michael on his prescription-drug dependency. Michael & LaToya are reunited 14 years after their last meeting during the 1988 Bad Tour. Michael introduces them to Blanket.
May 2 : Janet joins her friend Jermaine Dupri (JD) in Atlanta at the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, GA to pay respects to Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes who just died in a car accident.
Soon after, Janet & JD start dating.
May 19 : JD throws a birthday bash for Janet’ s 36th birthday. The party is held in the private room at the popular South Beach dance club Kiss Steakhouse with several celebrity friends including Jay-Z, Ashanti & Missy Elliot.
May 31 : Janet is presented with the first ever Essence Awards Reader’s Choice Entertainer of the Year Award at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles . Later in the evening she also presents producing team Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis with the Excellence in Music Award.
June 20 : Janet is presented with the Recording Academy’s Governors Award at the annual National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Luncheon at Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills. Katherine, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon, Randy, Rebbie, Yashi and Jimmy Jam attend the event.
June 23/24 : Janet shoots the video for “Feel It Boy” (a duet she recently recorded with Beenie Man), at a beach in southern California.
June 24 : Janet’s HBO concert in Hawai is released on DVD.
June 25 : Janet presents the Video Of The Year Award to Puff Daddy at the BET Awards at The Kodak Theater in Hollywood, California. Rebbie and Austin Brown attend the ceremony.
“Feel It Boy” is released as a single.
June 28 : Janet inducts Kathleen Battle into the Hollywood Bowl Hall Of Fame.
July 5 : Janet & JD attend Missy Elliot birthday party in Miami with Justin Timberlake among others.
July 18 : Janet presents JD with an award at the Atlanta Heroes Awards Presented by The Atlanta Chapter of the Recording Academy at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, GA,
July 24 : World premiere of the “Feel It Boy” on BET.
September 19 : Janet has completed vocals for the song “(And She Said) Take Me Now” which will appear on Justin Timberlake first solo album “Justified” to be released on november 5.
Late september : Janet takes JD to the Carribean Island of Mustique for a two week vacation celebrating his 30th birthday. They officially become an item.
Next era : Damita Jo Years : 2002-2004