January 18 : Janet & Gil arrive at Heathrow International Airport in London after flying in from Los Angeles.
January 20 : Janet has dinner at Mayfair restaurant Cipriani with Gil, supermodels Jerry Hall and Caprice, and Prince Azem of Brunei and then they go to nearby nightclub Mahiki for a party in celebration of President Obama’s inauguration.
January 21 : LaToya (who has just been evicted from the Celebrity Big Brother house) and Tito visit Janet at her London hotel.
January 23 : Janet & Gil fly back to L.A.
January 26 : Janet has postponed her “Rock Witchu Tour” in Japan next month because of the global financial crisis. The tour will be rescheduled for later this year. New dates are expected to be announced in late March.
February 08 : Jimmy Jam reveals that he is currently working on a new project with Janet.
March 01 : Janet has lunch with Johnny Gil at a burrito restaurant in El Chavo, California.
March 21 : Janet flies from L.A to Atlanta.
March 24 : Janet & JD fly from Atlanta to NYC.
March 25 : Janet & JD visit the Waverly Inn in NYC.
April : Janet starts recording new tracks with Jimmy Jam in Los Angeles.
May 14 : Janet attend Katherine & Joe 60th wedding anniversary at an Indian restaurant in Beverly Hills with the whole family (Jackie, Rebbie, Tito, Jermaine, Latoya, Marlon, Michael and their children). Randy is the only one not attending. This is the last time Michael sees most of his family including Janet & LaToya.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 43rd birthday with her nephew Austin.
May 25 : Janet and her brother Jermaine are spotted leaving Nice in France.
June 07 : Janet attends LaToya’s surprise birthday party in L.A with Joe, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Taj, Taryll, TJ, Auggie, Jermaine, Jr, Autumn, Jaimy, Jeremy, Jourdyn, Genevieve, Steveanna, Randy Jr, Donte and Jaafar. Michael does not attend the party.
June 11 : Janet arrives in London with Gil. She attends the launch of the MCM store and charity event held by Prince Azim of Brunei.
June 13 : Janet & Gil attend Prince Azim of Brunei’s birthday party at Stapleford Park in Leicestershire with many stars (Mariah Carey, Joan Collins etc.).
June 16 : Janet & Gil fly back to NYC.
June 22 : Filming has started on “Why Did I Get Married, Too” in Atlanta, Georgia. Janet’s character Patricia from the original film is being reprised along with the entire original cast. Janet is still in New York City preparing to leave soon to Atlanta.
Release of “Why Did I Get Married, Too” is expected in April 2010.
June 25 : LaToya calls Janet and tells her the tragic news that Michael has just died from cardiac arrest! Her manager Kenneth Crear releases the following statement as reported live on CNN: “Janet Jackson is grief stricken and devastated at the sudden loss of her brother. She is in pre-production for a movie and is flying immediately to California to be with her family.”
Janet flies from NYC to L.A. At night Janet goes to Michael’s Carolwood home with LaToya, Jeffré Phillips, Ron Boud. Rebbie, Katherine & Trent.
June 27 : Janet sends moving trucks to Michael’s home in Beverly Hills.
June 28 : Janet makes a surprise appearance at the BET Awards where she gives a short speech on behalf of the Jackson family thanking everyone for their support following the death of her brother Michael. The previously scheduled awards show ends up turning into a tribute to the King of Pop, who is honored throughout the entire night.
July 05 : Janet and JD are spotted getting burgers and drinks in Malibu, California ((it’s the last time they are seen together before they break up)
July 06 : The Jackson family has a private open coffin viewing of Michael’s body at Forest Lawn cemetary with Karen Faye and Michael Bush’ s help to make Michael look beautiful for eternity.
July 07 : The whole Jackson family and friends attend a private memorial early in the morning at Forest Lawn cemetary. Then they go to the public memorial at the Staples Center in downtown L.A. The tribute show is aired live all around the world. At the end, the Jackson family and all the artist perform “We Are The World” and “Heal The World” with Prince, Paris and Blanket. Paris ends the tribute with a moving speech calling Michael “the best daddy you could ever imagine” before breaking in Janet’s arms. Following the memorial at Staples, the family has a lunch reception at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel ballroom with a couple hundred of their nearest and dearest friends.
July 8 : Janet flies to the Bahamas to start the filming of “Why Did I Get Married II”.
Late July : Janet completes the filming of Why Did I Get Married, Too? in Atlanta.
August 3 : Janet’s official website, janetjackson.com re-opens with a new look and new features. In addition, the site contains links to Janet’s official YouTube, Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook pages.
The website states: Later this year, Janet will publish her first book, providing an intimate look at her life and how she has dealt with issues of self-esteem. Janet will reveal aspects not known before about her uniquely successful career not only in music but in television and motion pictures. The next months and new year will also bring another film starring Janet as she joins Tyler Perry in his sequel, Why Did I Get Married Too, followed by a new album slated to released during the first quarter of 2010.
August 4 : Janet’s 1st post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hey you guys, Welcome, explore, Thank you for all the love http://www.janetjackson.com”
August 6 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “I just finished working on the film, “Why Did I Get Married Too.” I’m looking forward to getting started on my new album!”
August 14 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hangin’ out with my babies Rocky n Bullwinkle while writing songs for the new project.”
August 24 : The Foundation for AIDS Research, also known as amfAR, has officially announced in a press release that Janet will co-chair amfAR Milano on September 28, along with Asia Argento, Roberto Bolle, Dr. Hermann Buhlbecker, Andrea Castronovo, Dean and Dan Caten, Lapo Elkann, and Cristina Lucchini.
August 29 : Janet writes a message with a picture of her and Michael as children on her official websites.
September 03 : Michael is finally buried in The Great Mausoleum at Glendale Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale, CA. The service is attended by approximately 200 family and close friends. The pallbearers are Michael’s five brothers : Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, Marlon and Randy Jackson. At the beginning of the ceremony, Prince, Paris & Blanket put a crown on their father’s coffin to signify the final resting place of the King of Pop. The opening prayer is delivered by Pastor Lucius Smith. Gladys Knight sings the gospel hymn “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” accompanied by Greg Phillinganes. Songwriter Clifton Davis sings The Jackson 5 song “Never Can Say Goodbye,” Following the funerals the family and the guests go to Villa Sorriso Ristorante — an Italian restaurant in Pasadena.
September 07 : Janet starts rehearsing for a Michael Jackson tribute at the MTV Video Awards in a L.A studio with Wade Robsin, Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman, Cris Judd, Travis Payne, Tina Landon, Dave Scott, Tyce Diorio, Jerry Slaughter, Laurie Ann Gibson & Gil Duldulao.
September 09 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space :
“Janet graces the cover of Harper’s Bazaar featuring new interview & photos (From Janet’s web team) “. In the article, Janet reveals for the first time that she has indeed split with Jermaine Dupri, confirming rumors that they had broken up this summer.
The title of her new book “True You” is also confirmed and will be released next year. The article also states that her new album will come out next spring and that she will go on tour next year, however it does not explain whether the tour simply means a promotional tour or a concert tour.
September 11 : Janet arrives in NYC.
September 12 : Janet makes her dress rehearsals at the Radio City Music Hall.
September 13 : Janet opens the MTV Video Music Awards with a special performance of Scream in tribute to Michael. Gil Duldulao & Tina Landon are among the dancers with her.
Following her performance, a brand new song by Janet titled “Make Me” is released onto her official website, www.janetjackson.com as a surprise gift to her fans.
September 14 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Thank u for ur endless love n support!” “I hope u guys enjoyed us tonight. It was very special for me n I have a very special gift for all of u. http://www.janetjackson.com”
Music industry website All Access.com begins listing in the upcoming releases section of their site a a greatest hits album by Janet titled #1’s to be released on November 17 by A&M/Interscope Records.
Janet attends the Marc Jacobs fashion show afterparty at Club Hiro in downtown Manhattan.
September 16 : Janet joins Harper’s Bazaar editor-in-chief Glenda Baily and a group of editors and designers for dinner at Indochine to celebrate Janet’s cover of the October issue of the magazine.
September 17 : Janet attends the Ralph Lauren Spring 2010 show during New York Fashion Week where she poses with Dylan Lauren, daughter of Ralph Lauren.
Online store Amazon.com has begun taking pre-orders for Janet’s upcoming greatest hits album, Number1’s.
The store lists it as being a 2-disc package, retailing for $19.98 and being released by Hip-O Records on November 17, 2009.
September 19 : MTV premieres “The Making Of Janet Jackson’s Video Music Award Tribute Performance”
September 22 : Janet arrives at the Malpensa Airport in Milan, Italy.
“Make Me” is released digitally as the 1st and only single from “Number Ones”
September 24 : Janet attends the Giorgio Armani Fashion Show as part of the Milan Womenswear Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010 at the Milano Fashion Center.
September 25 : Janet attends the Versace show as part of Milan Womenswear Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010. Later she attends Donatella Versace after party where she is joined by JD.
New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space :
“Janet’s New Single “Make Me” is Now Available on iTunes & Amazon! (From Janet’s web team) “
September 26 : Janet attends the presentation of Vicini Spring/Summer Collection as part of Milan Fashion Week.
September 28 : Janet attends the inaugural amfAR Milano event at La Permanente Milano.
September 29 : Janet arrives in Paris where she is staying at her friend Wissam Al Mana’s private place, a high-profile Qatari businessman.
October 02 : Janet attends the Lanvin Pret a Porter show as part of the Paris Womenswear Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2010
New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “The @amfAR evening was so special. It’s amazing how much we raised for AIDS research in just 1 night – over $1Million. Thank u everyone.” “Enjoying some time in Paris for Fashion Week n some meetings. It is beautiful here. I love Paris!”
October 5 : Janet attends the ‘Mario de Janeiro Testino’ book launch at Cafe Carmen in Paris.
October 6 : Janet has dinner with her make up artist Fran at the restaurant Gingers in Paris.
October 8 : Janet and her entourage leave Paris and fly back to Los Angeles.
October 13 : Universal Music Enterprises today sends a press release to announce Janet’s upcoming greatest hits compilation, Number Ones. The release confirms the previously announced November 17 release date in the US and reveals a November 23 international release date. The international edition of the album will be titled Janet Jackson: The Best. The press release spells the album’s title as “Number Ones” and not “#1’s” as it was previously being referred to.
-New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Janet’s Greatest Hits Celebrated On NUMBER ONES: In Stores November 17! (From Janet’s web team)”
October 17 : Auditions take place in L.A for Janet’s upcoming video.
October 19 : UK radio station Capital FM announces that Janet will perform at their annual Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena in London on Sunday, December 6.
Her appearance will occur on the second day of the two-day event. Tickets for the show sold out before Janet’s appearance was announced.-New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space :“I selected some great dancers with Gil this weekend for my new team. Looking forward to working with you guys! Thank u to the 150 plus dancers who came out n auditioned.”
October 20 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “I’ve spent some more time in the studio with Rodney n I can’t wait for you to hear what we’ve created.”
October 21 : Randy Jackson calls a meeting at Janet’s home in Los Angeles. In the presence of Katherine, Rebbie, Jackie, Janet, Randy, Leonard Rowe and five probate attorneys, Brian Oxman presents all the evidence that Michael’s Will is a fake
October 22 : Producer Rodney Jerkins speaks with MTV.com to discuss Janet’s upcoming album, due early next year.
October 24 : Janet attend the UFC 104: Machida vs. Shogun at Staples Center in Los Angeles with Will I Am and Rodney Jerkins among others.
October 27 : Katherine, Rebbie, Latoya, Randy & Janet decline an invitation to the “This Is It” premiere in L.A.
October 31 : Janet attends the Grand Prix Ball in Abu Dhabi.
November 2-4 : In L.A, Janet shoots the video for “Make Me” directed by Robert Hales and featuring Gil and the new “Kids”.
November 4 : Entertainment Tonight shows a preview of the trailer for Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet will perform on the X FACTOR in the UK on 6th December.
-New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : The countdown to Number Ones has started! Visit Janet’s newly designed site (From Janet’s web team)http://www.janetjackson.com
”November 6 : Janet takes Prince, Paris, Blanket, Jaafar and Jermajesty to a shopping spree and later they go to Cirque Du Soleil in Santa Monica.
November 7 : Janet tapes her ABC’s interview with Robin Roberts from her Malibu home.
November 11 : ABC airs a commercial announcing that the upcoming American Music Awards will be kicked off with “eight minutes of Janet Jackson.”
New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “The Make Me video shoot was long but turned out wonderfully. It was great working with Robert Hales. Some of my family stopped by to see some of the dancing. It felt good to have them there”
November 12 : Janet has lunch with Tyra Banks in Bevery Hills.
November 13 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space :
“I’m back in rehearsals with the kids – getting ready for our performance @ the AMAs! ”
November 14 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space :
“Thank you to the hundreds of people who showed up for the first Janet Number Ones Flash Mob today! There is a rumor that Janet is going to be at the 2nd Flash Mob at 2pm @ The Grove! We’re not sure about the 3rd”. – Janet’s web team
Janet attends a fan flashmob in L.A.
November 16 : Janet gives a phone interview to the Ryan Seacrest Radio Show on KIIS FM
New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “It was great to sit down with Robin for the ABC Special. I hope you guys watch n enjoy the interview Nov 18”
“Hey guys, we’re going to do a scavenger hunt this week to win a phone call/voicemail from Janet, & an autographed… ”
November 16-21 : Janet & the Kids rehearse at the Nokia Theatre for their upcoming AMA’s performance.
November 17 : Number Ones is released in the US.
November 18 : In an interview on ABC’s “In The Spotlight With Robin Roberts”, Janet speaks for the first time about Michael’s death and she reveals that she is single.
November 21 : The “Make Me” video is premiered in ABC’s 20/20.
November 22 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “It’s almost show time – getting excited! I hope u tune in to see our performance tonite. @OfficialAMAs 7:50 PM Nov 22nd”
Live from the Nokia Theatre, Janet opens the American Music Awards ceremony with a 8 minutes medley of “Control”, “What Have You Done For Me Lately”, “Miss You Much”, “If”, “Make Me” and “Together Again”. Later Janet hosts an after-party at Whiskey Blue at the W Hotel Westwood to celebrate the release of “Number Ones” with Ciara, Melody Thornton, D. Woods, Brett Ratner, and Russell Simmons among others.
November 23 : “Number Ones” is released in Europe under the title “The Best”.
Janet has dinner with her nephew Austin for his 24th birthday with Rodney Jerkins (who produces both Janet & Austin new albums)
November 24 : The whole family gathers at Hayvenhurst to have pre-Thanksgiving dinner with Prince, Paris & Blanket
December 3 : Janet arrives in London from L.A.
New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hey u guys! I’m in the UK rehearsing for Sunday’s Jingle Bell Ball n @TheXFactor I love London!”.
December 6 :Janet performs “All For You” and “Make Me” on X Factor UK’ s season finale. Shortly after Janet closes the show at this weekend’s Jingle Bell Ball at the O2 Arena singing a medley of her hits.
Janet heads straight from her set to dinner at Mr Chow’s followed by nightclub Whisky Mist in Mayfair.
December 7 : Janet arrives in Paris travelling on the Eurostar from St Pancras International station. She goes shopping with her friend Wissam Al Mana.
December 13 : A&E Network airs the 1st episode of The Jacksons : A Family Dynasty, a US reality show based on the lives of Jermaine, Marlon, Tito & Jackie and their plan to release an album and tour in celebration of the 40 anniversary of the band. Janet’s voice can be heard in this episode during a phone conversation between her and The Jacksons on her last birthday.
December 17 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “I had a nice mellow evening n NYC @AliciaKeys private party. It’s always nice spending time with u Alicia”.
December 21 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “My recent cover shoot for @WonderlandMag was so much fun. Make sure u check it out n February”.
December 22 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “It’s official! Every song on “Number Ones” is a #1 hit! Janet’s “Make Me” is #1 on Billboard’s Dance/Club Chart! -”
January 18 : Janet graces the cover of the January/February 2010 issue of Gotham Magazine which features a new interview.
January 23 : Janet & Tyra Bank attend Lady Gaga’s concert at the Radio City Music Hall in NYC
January 29 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “I love being in NY at this time of year. I feel blessed to be able to live here.”
The cover of the February/March issue of Wonderland Magazine, which features a brand new photo of Janet, was posted early this morning on the mag’s official web site
The website explains that the physical magazine will hit newsstands on February 5 and will feature a brand new photoshoot + an exclusive new interview that Marshall Heyman conducted with Janet recently while in New York.
February 1 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “In ATL to discuss Why Did I Get Married Too on @TylerPerry‘s show. It’s great to see the cast again”
Janet, Tyler Perry and JD watch the movie together.
Janet and JD start working on a track for the movie soundtrack.
February 2 : Janet participates in a new version of “We Are The World” that is being recorded for Haiti earthquake victims.
Most of the singers participating in the song, which included Barbara Streisand, Kanye West, Celine Dion, Tony Bennett, LL Cool J, will.i.am, and Josh Groban, recorded their vocals together on February 1 at the same Hollywood studio where the original version of the song was made.
Janet, however, records her lines from a studio in Atlanta.
February 11 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hey u guys, Jermaine n I just finished the theme song for the film. I hope u like!” “The song is called ‘Nothing.’”
“Today we lost a True Genius, Alexander McQueen. He possessed a unique creativity that will never b recaptured.Alexander invited me to my very 1st fashion show (his in London.) There will NEVER b another!
February 12 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “It was such an honor to participate in the remake of We Are The World. Please show your support for the people of Haiti. http://world25.org”
The song and video for the 25th anniversary recording of “We Are the World” have its world premiere during NBC’s live broadcast of the Winter Olympics opening ceremonies in Vancouver.
Immediately following the televised premiere, both the song and video are made available to purchase on iTunes. Proceeds of each download go to the We Are the World Foundation, a non-profit organization whose funds will be directed to worthwhile charities, hand-selected by the board of directors, which include Quincy Jones and Lionel Richie. The artists have agreed to forego payment, so the Foundation can receive a greater share of the proceeds. iTunes has even waived its share of the proceeds for downloads for the first months of the Foundation’s campaign. Additional donations to the Foundation can be made on its official website at www.world25.org.
February 17 : Janet arrives in London for the Fashion Week with her friend Wissam Al Mana.
February 19 : Rodney Jerkins releases a new Janet song featuring Pitbull titled “HeartBeatLove.” he song can be streamed and downloaded at Jerkins’ website. You need to register to the website in order to view the link. This is the final version of a demo revealed several weeks ago, which at the time was titled “Not My Love.”
February 20 : Janet attends Finch & Partners annual pre-BAFTA party at Annabels in London.
February 21 : Janet attends the Todd Lynn Show and the Vivienne Westwood Red Label Show in London.
February 22 : Janet attends the Pringle Of Scotland show for London Fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2010 at The Serpentine Gallery.
New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hey u guys – I’m in London for Fashion Week. I loved seeing Todd Lynn’s show. ” “I wore outfits designed by Todd in my music video for ‘Make Me.’ He is incredibly talented.” “Had fun guesting on Darkchild’s new record for Pitbull. Hope you like it.
February 24 : Janet attends the “A Child of the Jago” fashion show during London Fashion Week in London.
March 3 : Janet attends a performance of Tyler Perry’s stage play Madea’s Big Happy Family at the Arie Crown Theatre in Chicago.
Following the play’s conclusion, Janet makes an appearance on the stage with Perry, shows the trailer for Why Did I Get Married Too?, and encourages the audience to go see it when it comes out next month.
Janet’s new song “Nothing,” the theme song from the movie Why Did I Get Married Too?, is played tonight in its entirety at a private advance screening of the film that is held at a movie theater in Chicago for people who will be in the audience at tomorrow’s taping of The Oprah Winfrey Show, which Janet and Tyler Perry will be appearing on.
March 4 : New Janet post on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Hey guys. Janet is heading to Chicago to appear on @Oprah. She is looking forward to seeing her Chicago fans again”. -Janet’s web team
Janet & Tyler Perry tape an episode of The Oprah Winfrey Show in Chicago which will air on Friday, April 2, the same day that Why Did I Get Married Too? hits theaters.
March 6 : Janet attends the Ari Emanuel’s Pre-Oscar Party in Hollywood.
March 16 : A new interview with Janet to promote Why Did I Get Married Too? is featured on tonight’s episode of Entertainment Tonight.
March 18 : Janet is a guest on NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” live from Burbank, California.
March 19 : Atlanta radio station V103 FM premieres Janet’s new song “Nothing” on the air in its entirety this afternoon.
March 22 : Back in NYC, Janet and Tyler Perry are guests on NBC’s Today Show to promote the release of Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet attends the world premiere of Why Did I Get Married Too? at the School of Visual Arts Theater in New York City with sister Rebbie and nephew Austin.
March 23 : Janet & Tyler Perry give a press conference in NYC.
New Janet interviews on E.T, Extra and Access Hollywood.
Janet is a guest on Late Nite with Jimmy Fallon on NBC.
Janet ‘s new song “Nothing” from Why Did I Get Married Too? is now available to purchase on iTunes worldwide.
AOL’s Black Voices is reporting that Janet will star in Tyler Perry next film, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf.
The website says that last night at the New York City premiere of Why Did I Get Married Too?, Perry revealed the film’s cast, which, in addition to Janet, will include Mariah Carey, Whoopi Goldberg, Phylicia Rashad, Jurnee Smollett, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington, and Macy Gray.
The film is based on Ntozake Shange’s award-winning 1975 play consisting of a series of poems performed through a cast of nameless women. The poems deal with love, abandonment, rape, and abortion. It is scheduled to shoot in June in New York with a possible winter 2010/2011 release date.
Attorney General Jerry Brown on the behalf of Medical Board of California files documents asking Los Angeles Superior Court to prevent Dr. Murray practicing medicine in California until the criminal proceedings against him are completed.
March 24 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “It has been great seeing Tyler n the cast of Why Did I Get Married Too this week!”
“Today I’m working on the video for ‘Nothing’ from the film with Tim Palen n it should be ready next week.”
In NYC, Janet films the video for “Nothing” directed by Tim Palen who is a photographer and the Co-President of Theatrical Marketing at Lions Gate Entertainment, the company that is releasing Why Did I Get Married Too?.
Janet’s interview on The Tyler Perry Show (taped in Atlanta on February 1) is aired on TBS.
March 25 : JD posts a behind the scenes video clip from the set of the music video for “Nothing” on his You Tube, Twitter and blog pages.
In a new interview with Rolling Stone, Janet says that although she had been in the studio recently to record new music, she is not recording an album at the moment.
She also reveals that she has not signed a deal with any record labels and is actually contemplating releasing music independently.
March 30 : Janet is added to the line-up of artists scheduled to perform this Fourth of July weekend at the Essence Music Festival.
Janet and Tyler Perry tape interviews for “Good Day LA” and MTV.
March 31 : New Janet posts on Twitter/Facebook/My Space : “Thank u for all the love on ‘Nothing.’ I hope u will enjoy Why Did I Get Married Too this week!”
Janet and Malik Yoba appear on today’s episode of BET’s 106 & Park to promote Why Did I Get Married Too?. During the interview, they preview a short clip of the music video for “Nothing,”
April 1 : Janet is a guest on “Live With Regis & Kelly”. Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet is interviewed this morning on the San Diego-based radio show “AJ in the Morning” to promote Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet’s new music video for “Nothing” makes its premiere today online.
MTV posts a new interview with Janet and Tyler Perry, and in the clip, Perry confirms that Janet has signed on to film his next movie, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf:
Dr. Murray’s defense files documents to respond to Attorney General’s motion to suspend Murray’s medical licence. They state that Dr. Murray need to be able to work and earn an income to be able to pay for his defense.
April 2 : U.S. theatrical release of Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet’s interview on Oprah (taped in Chicago on March 4) is aired on ABC
April 5 : Judge Michael Pastor is assigned as the trial judge. The next hearing date is set to June 14th. Judge did not make a decision in regards to Murray’s medical license. Katherine, Joe, Jermaine, Randy and Janet attend the court hearing. Murray enters the courthouse from back entrance to avoid fans and media. Judge Pastor does not allow cameras into the courtroom.
Janet is interviewed this morning on the Los Angeles-based Radio Big Boy morning show on Power 106 FM to promote the release of Why Did I Get Married Too?
Janet is interviewed on the Atlanta-based “The Bert Show” on Q100 FM to promote the release of Why Did I Get Married Too?
The soundtrack for Why Did I Get Married Too? will hit stores in the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday, April 27 and can now be pre-ordered on Amazon.com.
Why Did I Get Married Too? has debuted at the second spot on the box office charts, grossing an estimated $30.2 million in its opening weekend.
The film becomes the second highest opener for Tyler Perry after last year’s Madea Goes to Jail, which scored $41 million. The original Why Did I Get Married? opened at number one with $21.4 million in 2007.
April 8 : Janet visits Sirius XM’s Heart and Soul Radio to give an interview that will air on Wednesday, April 14 at 3:00 PM ET.
Janet attends Gil’s birthday party with her nephew Austin at Playhouse in Hollywood.
April 9 : Janet attends Q-Tip’s 40th birthday party at LIV at Fontainebleau, Miami.
April 26/27 : Gil & Janet select the dancers for the upcoming Essence Festival during a 2- days audition in NYC.
April 28 :“With over 900 talented dancers who came out n auditioned to dance with me @EssenceMusic, it was so difficult to choose. Thank u everyone who came out n even waited in the rain. Now we start rehearsing for July 2!”
April 30 :Janet attends Art of Elysium ‘Bright Lights’ with VERSUS by Donatella Versace and Christopher Kane at Milk Studios in New York City.
May 3 : Janet attends the Costume Institute Gala Benefit to celebrate the opening of the “American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity” exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
May 12 : Janet & Adam Rodriguez are photograped in East Hampton, New York for the August issue of Essence magazine”
“It was a pleasure shooting my upcoming cover with Essence Magazine today. I hope u will enjoy the issue.
May 15 : Janet touches down in London at Biggin Hill airport on board a private jet ahead of promotion for “Why Did I Get Married Too?” and her single Nothing.
May 16 : Janet celebrates her 44th birthday in London with friends.
May 19 : Janet is spotted leaving the swanky Nobu restaurant in London with her new boyfriend Wissam Al Mana, a wealthy businessman from Qatar. She is sporting a much shorter hairstyle than she has previously been photographed in.
Janet reveals to the press : “I’m seeing somebody special and it’s great right now. He’s making me incredibly happy,”.
May 20 : Janet tapes an interview on the British comedy chat show The Graham Norton Show at The London Studios on the South Bank.The episode will be aired on Monday, May 24, at 10:35 p.m. on BBC One.
May 21 : Janet and Tyler Perry attend the London Premiere of Why Did I Get Married Too? at Ritzy Cinema in Brixton.
May 22 : Janet leaves London and flies back to Los Angeles.
May 24/25 : Janet, Gil & the new Kids rehearse for a secret performance on American Idol.
May 26 : Live on FOX from the Nokia Theatre in L.A, Janet gives a surprise performance of “Nothing” and “Nasty” on the season finale of American Idol. Prior to her walking on the stage, several of the contestants perform a few lines of “Again” and Janet joins in with them before she begins singing the other songs.
May 28 : Janet & Gil arrive in NYC to start the Essence Festival rehearsals.
Janet is at a photo shoot today. Check out iTunes where you’ve made her AI performance #2. Will this be her next Number One?! -Janet’s team
“I’m at a loss for words upon learning of Gary Coleman’s passing. I want to remember him as the fun, playful, adorableand affectionate man he was. He has left a lasting legacy. I know he is finally at peace.”
May 31 : Janet posts a short video to her Twitter account thanking fans for making her American Idol performance from last week #1 on iTunes.
June 1 : In a post on a Twitter account this afternoon, it is being reported that Janet has begun filming Tyler Perry’s new film For Colored Girls on 135th street in Riverside, NYC.
June 6 : Janet & the Kids fly to Atlanta where Janet will complete the filming Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls.
June 7 : Janet & the Kids resume the Essence rehearsals and at night they celebrate one of the Kids’ birthday, Sohey Sugihara, at the Golden Room Club where JD is playing!
June 14 : Janet on Twitter : “Hey @randyjackson8, I want to tell u that I saw ur piece on CNN and I thought u were great! It’s time the fans know the truth and ur one of the very few I trust n doing so. I got ur back all the way bro, whatever u need. I love u!”
June 15 : Randy is taken to the hospital after suffering from chest pains
June 24 : Janet flies from Atlanta to L.A.
June 25 : On the first anniversary of Michael’s death. The whole world pays tribute to the King Of Pop. Randy, Janet, Jermaine, Tito, Austin, Jermaine Jr, Autum, Jaimy, Jeremy, Frank Cascio, Tom Mesereau & Karen Faye attend a private memorial at the Forrest Lawn Cemetary.
June 29 : Janet & the Kids arrive in New Orleans.
June 30 : Janet graces the over of the July issue of Essence Magazine with a new photoshoot and a new interview.
Janet’s interview with AD Berry of New Orleans radio station 98.5 WYLD-FM will air June 30th at 4:20pm CST!
Janet & the Kids start dress rehearsals at the Louisiana Superdome.
July 1 : Essence Magazine posts onto their blog a video from behind-the-scenes of Janet’s recent Essence Magazine photo shoot She posed for the shoot with Adam Rodriguez, an actor from CSI: Miami
Janet’s interview with Frank Nitti of New Orleans radio station KMEZ-FM (Old School 106.7) will air tonight, July 1, at 8:00pm CST
Janet gives an interview to Richelle Carey of CNN Headline News.
Second day of Dress Rehearsals.
July 2 : Janet gives an interview with Access Hollywood‘s Shaun Robinson.
At night she & the Kids perform a 2 hour show at the Essence Music Festival.
July 3 : Janet flies back to Atlanta to resume the filming of “For Coloured Girls”
July 9 : Last day of shooting in Atlanta.
July 10 : Janet goes back to NYC
July 11-12 : Janet wraps up the filming if Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls in NYC.
July 15 : Janet is the latest celebrity who has posed for Blackglama’s long-running advertising campaign, “What Becomes a Legend Most?”
Janet was photographed by Rocco Laspata of Laspata DeCaro, at the Milk Studios in New York. The campaign, which begins in September, will span print, online and outdoor outlets. The ads will appear in Vanity Fair, W, Vogue, T Magazine and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as WWD and Style.com, in addition to the international editions of Vanity Fair, Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar. Blackglama will also mount a Times Square billboard at Broadway and 45th Street in September.
July 16 : Janet goes on vacation in Sardinia (Italy) with Wissam Al Mana.
July 17 :J anet & Wissam attend an event at the hotel Sindbad in Hammamet, Tunis.
July 20 : Janet & Wissam go to Porto Cervo, Sardinia (Italy).
July 27 : Birth of Phoenix Sanchez, 1st child of Brittny Jackson.
August 1 : Janet & Wissam go to the beach of Cala di Volpe Sardinia (Italy).
August 8 : Janet & Wissam attend jeweler Fawaz Gruosi birthday bash at the club Billionaires in Porto Cervo, Sardinia (Italy)
August 15 : The first publicity photograph of the cast of Janet’s upcoming film For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf appears in the September 2010 issue of Essence Magazine.
August 22 : Janet & Wissam arrive in Los Angeles.
August 25 : Janet will be performing a private concert for investment company Rodman & Renshaw during their 12th Annual Global Investment Conference on Monday, September 13, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
August 29 : TV One airs a two-hour Essence Music Festival televised special feauturing some of Janet’s performance at the July 2 concert.
September 1 : Lionsgate announces that the theatrical release date in the U.S. and Canada for Tyler Perry’s new film For Colored Girlshas been moved up to November 5.
The film had originally been scheduled for release on January 14, 2011.
Variety is reporting that the move better positions the film for year-end awards consideration and is meant to bolster the company’s remaining 2010 slate.
More than a month and a half after announcing Janet Jackson as the newest Legend to grace the “What Becomes a Legend Most?” campaign, the media coverage and awareness continues to build.
On Wednesday, September 1, the “What Becomes a Legend Most?” billboard containing Janet Jackson was unveiled in Manhattan’s Times Square. Occupying one of the city’s most prestigious pieces of real estate, the billboard takes up two sides of a very busy corner space. In such a high-traffic area, these images are literally being seen by hundreds of thousands of people each day.
September 4 : Janet, Gil & the Kids start rehearsing for the private concert on Sept 13.
September 11 : Janet, Wissam & the Kids arrive in NYC.
September 13 : Janet performs a private concert at New York’s Radio City Music Hall for investment company Rodman & Renshaw’s 12th Annual Global Investment Conference.
September 17 + 24 : Janet & Wissam are spotted walking in the streets of NYC.
September 29 : Janet & Wissam attend the Roberto Cavalli party 40th anniversary gala dinner at l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris.
October 1 : Janet & Wissam attend the Lanvin Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show during Paris Fashion Week at Halle Freyssinet.
October 2 :Janet attends the Haider Ackermann Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show at the Espace Vendôme.
At night, she attends a private show Hogan by Karl Lagerfeld, rue du 4 Septembre in Paris.
October 3 : Janet & Wissam attend the John Galliano Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show during Paris Fashion Week at Opera Comique
October 4 : Janet attends the Naomi Campbell 25 Years of Career Celebration with Dolce & Gabbana and later she attends the Yves Saint Laurent Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 during Paris Fashion Week.
October 5 : Janet & Wissam have dinner together at a Marocoan restaurant in Paris.
October 6 : Janet attends the Louis Vuitton Ready to Wear Spring/Summer 2011 show during Paris Fashion Week at Cour Carree du Louvre.
October 10 : Janet & Wissam go to Palais de Tokyo in Paris
October 17 : Janet & Wissam leave Paris and fly back to NY
October 24 : Janet hosts a special For Colored Girls Living Portrait opening night event at the Lehman Maupin gallery in Manhattan.
October 25 : Janet appears on the cover of the November 1/8, 2010 issue of Jet Magazine.
Live from NYC, Janet is a guest on ABC’s “Good Morning America” to discuss For Colored Girls. Then she gives a press conference with the whole cast of the film & Tyler Perry;
Later she is a guest on ABC’s “The View” along with her For Colored Girls co-star Loretta Devine.
At night Janet attends the Premiere of “For Colored Girls” with her nephew Austin.
October 27 : Janet is a guest on BET’s 106 & Park live from NYC.
October 29 : Janet and her stylist Robert Behar attend the 2010 Halloween Extravaganza at Lanvin Boutique in NYC.
October 30 : Janet flies to L.A
November 1 : Janet is a guest on NBC’s “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno” live from Burbank and then she does a press junket with “Access Hollywwood”, “Entertainment Tonight”, “Extra”, “MTV News”, “Boston’s Fox 25” & “E! Online.
November 2 : Janet tapes interviews for “Larry King Live”, “Lopez Tonight”.
November 3 : Janet flies back to NYC.
November 4 : CNN airs Janet’s interview on “Larry King Live”.
November 5 : Janet’s film For Colored Girls released to theaters in US, Canada.
November 8 : For Colored Girls debuted on the weekend box office chart at number 3, grossing $20.1 million. The film opened on 2,127 screens.
Janet Jackson attends the 2010 Glamour Women of the Year Awards at New York City’s Carnegie Hall.
During the ceremony, she joins actress Hillary Swank to present an award to fashion designer Donatella Versace.
TBS airs Janet’s interview on “Lopez Tonight”.
November 9 : Janet’s new book True You: A Journey to Finding and Loving Yourself, co-written with David Ritz, will be released on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, according to a newly posted listing on Amazon.com.
November 12 : Janet and the entire cast of For Colored Girls appear on the cover of the December 2010 issue of Essence Magazine.
Janet is featured on the cover of the December 2010 issue of Health Magazine.
November 15 : Janet & Wissam go to the Katsuya restaurant in Los Angeles.
November 19 : Janet announces through a video message this afternoon on AOL’s The Boombox that she will be launching her “largest ever world tour” in 2011 in support of her greatest hits album, Number Ones.
Fans will have the opportunity to suggest the 35 cities they want Janet to perform in through her official website, JanetJackson.com
November 24 : The Jackson family celebrates pre-Thanksgiving at Hayvenhurst for the last time.
November 30 : Janet is featured on the cover of the December 2010/January 2011 issue of gay magazine Instinct.
AOL’s The Boombox this afternoon posted a Q&A with Janet Jackson comprised of questions submitted by fans via Twitter and Facebook.
In the Q&A, Janet reveals for the first time that she is currently working on a “box set” with Universal Music, but does not give any indication concerning what it will contain.
Birth of Dallas Jordan Michael Jackson (JoJo), third child of TJ & Frances.
December 1 : Janet has partnered with the Trevor Project to film a PSA sending a message to LGBT youth who have been bullied that “It Gets Better.”
Janet speaks via telephone with CNN Headline News anchor Richelle Carey to discuss World AIDS Day, which is recognzied worldwide every December 1:
Project Angel Food, a charity that provides daily meals for people homebound or disabled by HIV/AIDS and other serious illnesses, is auctioning off a custom-made Janet Jackson Barbie doll.
The unique doll was made by Mattel to resemble Janet as she performed during the 2010 American Idol finale. Proceeds from the auction, which ends on December 15, will benefit Project Angel Food
December 12 : Janet is spotted shopping and dining in Milan, Italy.
December 17 : Janet & Wissam are spotted Quatar Souk.