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 this morning on the Phoenix-based Johnjay & Rich 104.7 Kiss FM morning radio show: MP3 download.
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 at Quatar Souk.