Janet Jackson begins tour with this epic set list — and Sheinelle Jones as dancer

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Janet Jackson kicked off her highly anticipated Together Again tour this weekend in Florida with an epic, 40-plus-song set list and a guest appearance from “Today” co-host Sheinelle Jones .

The revered performer opened her tour Friday at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla., where she sang a number of classic hits including “Control,” “Nasty,” “All for You,” “Scream” and “Rhythm Nation,” according to NME .

She also performed a few songs — such as “Damita Jo,” “Enjoy,” “Girlfriend/Boyfriend,” “Like You Don’t Love Me” and “Do It 2 Me” — live for the first time, NME reported. The show, which features music from her 1993 “Janet” and 1997 “Velvet Rope” albums as well as several other songs from her back catalog, consists of six acts.

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Here’s the full set list, per USA Today :

1. “Damita Jo” 2. “Together Again” (DJ Premier Remix) 3. “Feedback” 4. “So Much Betta” 5. “If” 6. “No Sleeep” / “Got ‘Til It’s Gone” / “That’s the Way Love Goes” / “Enjoy” 7. “What Have You Done For Me Lately” / “Nasty” 8. “The Pleasure Principle” 9. “Because of Love” 10. “When I Think of You” / “Diamonds” 11. “The Best Things in Life Are Free” 12. “Control” 13. “When We Oooo” (intermission interlude) 14. “Together Again” (Deeper Remix) 15. “Come Back to Me” / “Let’s Wait Awhile” 16. “Lonely” / “Funny How Time Flies (When You’re Having Fun)” (Remix) 17. “Again” 18. “Any Time, Any Place” 19. “I Get Lonely” (TNT Remix) 20. “The Body That Loves You” (interlude) (contains elements of “Runaway,” “You Want This” and “Spending Time With You”) 21. “Doesn’t Really Matter” 22. “All for You” 23. “Come On Get Up” 24. “Free Xone” / “Throb” 25. “Girlfriend/Boyfriend” / “Like You Don’t Love Me” / “Do It 2 Me” 26. “So Excited” 27. “New Agenda” / “The Knowledge” 28. “Miss You Much” 29. “Love Will Never Do (Without You)” 30. “Alright” / “Escapade” 31. “Scream” 32. “Black Cat” 33. “Rhythm Nation” 34. “Together Again” (encore)

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When Janet Jackson showed up Friday on ‘Today,’ she likely didn’t expect the outpouring of admiration that came from superfan host Sheinelle Jones.

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During Jackson’s encore performance of “Together Again,”Jones joined her onstage. The “That’s the Way Love Goes” artist extended an invitation for the broadcast journalist to be one of her backup dancers for the day after Jones channeled Jackson for the 2019 Halloween episode of NBC’s “Today” show.

“I would love for you to join me,” Jackson told Jones a few months ago while promoting her tour on the morning program. “You should.”

Fast-forward to this weekend, when Jackson gave Jones a backstage tour and a rare interview reflecting on her life, career and upcoming documentary, which will include footage from the Together Again tour.

“Maybe it’s because I’m not as shy as I used to be,” Jackson said of her decision to document this phase of her journey. “I’m a little bit more open to sharing more in my life than I ever did before.”

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After practicing for hours with Jackson’s backup dancers and alone in her hotel room, Jones performed a short routine to the tune of “Together Again” alongside her idol at the Hard Rock Live.

“Last night I kept trying to find the place between being out of my body and trying to stay in my body and actually get on that stage,” Jones said Monday on “Today.”

“When I was in high school, I had pictures of news anchors on one wall, and then I had pictures of Janet Jackson on another ... and when I was in seventh grade, I would make up dances to Janet. And so to be on that stage last night, it was ... surreal.”

Jackson’s Together Again tour encompasses more than 30 cities across the United States and Canada, including five stops in California. The veteran musician is scheduled to come to Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Highland and Mountain View in June.

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Janet Jackson's 'Together Again' Tour Starts with Sold Out Shows Across California

Janet Jackson’s ‘Together Again’ Tour Starts with Sold Out Shows Across California

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Five-time GRAMMY®️ Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame®️ inductee Janet Jackson is thrilling fans with her Together Again Tour , which has already sold out opening night at the Acrisure Arena in Palm Desert, CA, as well as shows in Los Angeles and Anaheim.

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This tour features a refreshed version of Ms. Jackson, with new looks designed by world-renowned designer Thom Browne, a revamped stage design, fresh choreography, and never-before-performed fan favorites like “Slolove,” “Make Me,” “2Nite,” and “With You.” The 35-date run, an extension of her 2023 tour, marks the highest-selling trek of her career.

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The tour’s standout feature is its cutting-edge production, which undergoes over 20 transformations during each performance. This dynamic ensemble includes a five-member band, five backup singers, stunning visuals, and other impressive stage elements. Audiences have been thrilled to see Ms. Jackson perform deep cuts in concert for the first time, including “2Nite,” “SloLove,” “Take Care,” and more.

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The Together Again Tour celebrates Ms. Jackson’s 50th anniversary in entertainment and highlights milestones for three of her most critically acclaimed albums, including 20 years of “Damita Jo” and 35 years of “Rhythm Nation.” Fans can expect powerhouse performances of her biggest chart-topping hits. Additionally, the tour features three-time GRAMMY®️ winner and Diamond-selling Hip-Hop sensation Nelly, who will showcase his greatest hits and fan favorites from the last two decades.

Tickets are available now on LiveNation.com. Fans can also purchase VIP Packages, which may include premium tickets, a Meet & Greet and photo op with Janet Jackson, access to a pre-show VIP lounge, a collectible VIP concert ticket, and more. For more information, visit VIPnation.com.

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Janet Jackson Kicks Off Opening Night of Her 'Together Again Tour' in Florida with 40-Song Set

The music superstar ran through some of her biggest hits, including "All for You," "I Get Lonely" and “What Have You Done for Me Lately"

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Janet Jackson is back on the road for the first time in nearly four years , and she's brought a massive, 40-song setlist with her.

The pop legend, 56, kicked off her long-awaited Together Again Tour on Friday at the Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Fla., outside of Fort Lauderdale. The outing marked her first time on tour since her fall 2019 run of shows in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 .

Her latest performance (named in honor of her The Velvet Rope hit), focused on her decades-long catalog — with live debuts of a few deeper cuts and performances of essentials, such as "All For You," "That's the Way Love Goes" and of course, "Together Again."

Jackson opened the show, per USA Today , with a live debut of "Damita Jo" off her 2004 album of the same name, before sharing the DJ Premier remix of "Together Again," smash "Got 'Til It's Gone" and others during the first part of her performance. She walked out on stage after a video compilation of some of her finest moments played for the crowd, as she wore a purple cloak and stood center stage to thunderous applause.

Other live debuts took place during Jackson's set — split into five acts — including tracks "Enjoy" and "Because of Love," per USA Today .

The show's second act included smashes like "Control" and "Nasty," with a third act focusing on the "Together Again" remix and "I Get Lonely" remix — tying it into the 25th anniversary of her classic LP The Velvet Rope . A fourth act contained performances of "Doesn't Really Matter," "All For You" and "Do It 2 Me," a fifth act included "Rhythm Nation" and "Scream," and for a grand finale, Janet once again treated fans to "Together Again."

And of course, since it's a Janet Jackson outing, the Together Again Tour was stacked with stellar choreography that fans should be all too familiar with, and a few costume changes reminiscent of her many eras and looks through the years, including a black Rhythm Nation crop top.

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Jackson announced the tour back in December when she shared that the 33-date trip around North America will have her touching down in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Toronto, and beyond as she's joined by hip-hop heavyweight Ludacris .

"You guys, I miss you so much, I am so excited to see you," Janet said in an Instagram video revealing the news. "You guys have no idea, I've missed you so much, so much, and I can't wait to be with you. I'm so excited."

The tour, which will close out in Seattle, Wash. on June 21, follows Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 anniversary tour, and her Metamorphosis Las Vegas residency from the summer of 2019. Before that, she promoted her last studio album, Unbreakable , during the three legs of her State of the World Tour from 2017-2019.

The Together Again Tour also marks her 50th anniversary in entertainment and the 30th anniversary of her janet LP, according to a release.

As for the current happenings in Jackson's life, the pop icon told Essence in their July/August 2022 issue that her focus at the moment was on being a mother. She welcomed son Eissa , 6, in January 2017 with ex-husband Wissam Al Mana.

"Even though it's something that I absolutely love, it still is my work, my job," she said. "There will be music at some point. Exactly when? I can't say just yet, but there will be. I love it too much not to do it. This is all I know. There's so much that I want to do — but my No. 1 job is being a mama."

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Janet Jackson Schedules Second Round of ‘Together Again’ Tour Dates for Summer 2024

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Last year, Janet Jackson made her grand return to the stage with the Together Again tour after being off the road for four years. And now that she’s been bitten by the performance bug once again, she doesn’t want the fun to end. On Tuesday, the music icon announced the summer 2024 return of her Together Again tour.

Nelly will join Jackson as a special guest on the 35-date run scheduled to kick off on June 4 in Palm Desert. The musician will make stops in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Boston, Toronto, Newark, Brooklyn, Baltimore, Tampa, Orlando, New Orleans, Oklahoma City, and more. The tour will conclude on July 30 in Phoenix.

General sale for the Together Again tour begins on Friday, Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. local time, following a presale beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. local time.

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“She still dances with the type of effortless, sweat-free ease that’s made her such a standout in all eras of her career,” Rolling Stone ‘s Brittany Spanos wrote in a review of the tour’s first Madison Square Garden stop. “Some audience members saw their muscle memory activate as they themselves imitated the video choreography that was inescapable on MTV so many decades ago.”

TOGETHER AGAIN 2024 TOUR DATES: June 04 — Palm Desert, CA @ Acrisure Arena June 06 — Chula Vista, CA @ North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre June 08 — Los Angeles, CA @ The Kia Forum June 09 — Anaheim, CA @ Honda Center June 11 — Sacramento, CA @ Golden 1 Center June 12 — San Francisco, CA @ Chase Center June 14 — Salt Lake City, UT @ USANA Amphitheatre June 16 — Denver, CO @ Ball Arena June 18 — Saint Paul, MN @ Xcel Energy Center June 19 — Chicago, IL @ United Center June 21 — St. Louis, MO @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre June 22 — Cincinnati, OH @ Riverbend Music Center June 23 — Indianapolis, IN @ Gainbridge Fieldhouse June 25 — Cleveland, OH @ Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse June 26 — Philadelphia, PA @ Wells Fargo Center June 28 — Boston, MA @ TD Garden June 29 — Hartford, CT @ The XFINITY Theatre July 02 — Detroit, MI @ Pine Knob Music Theatre July 03 — Toronto, ON @ Scotiabank Arena July 05 — Buffalo, NY @ Darien Lake Amphitheater July 06 — Hershey, PA @ Hersheypark Stadium July 09 — Newark, NJ @ Prudential Center July 10 — Brooklyn, NY @ Barclays Center July 12 — Washington, DC @ Capital One Arena July 13 — Baltimore, MD @ CFG Bank Arena July 14 — Charlotte, NC @ PNC Music Pavilion July 16 — Tampa, FL @ MIDFLORIDA Credit Union Amphitheatre July 18 — West Palm Beach, FL @ iThink Financial Amphitheatre July 20 — Orlando, FL @ Kia Center July 21 — Atlanta, GA @ State Farm Arena July 23 — New Orleans, LA @ Smoothie King Center July 25 — Fort Worth, TX @ Dickies Arena July 26 — Oklahoma City, OK @ Paycom Center July 27 — Austin, TX @ Moody Center July 30 — Phoenix, AZ @ Footprint Center

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Janet Jackson delivers the hits — and some live rarities — in style during Memphis show

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Though an infrequent visitor to the Bluff City during the first 30 years of her career, Janet Jackson has made Memphis a regular touring stop over the last decade, and the five-time Grammy winner, Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer and musical icon returned to FedExForum on Saturday night .

The week, which began with a modern day pop/R&B queen in Lizzo performing at the Downtown arena , closed with Jackson brining her “Together Again” tour to the venue.

After a couple shows in the ‘90s, at the Mid-South Coliseum and Pyramid, Jackson made a belated return to town in 2015 at FedExForum, in support of a then-new album, “Unbreakable,” and returned on the back end of the “State of the World” tour in 2017 .

On Saturday, she arrived six shows into her current “Together Again” jaunt, playing for what looked to be a capacity crowd, which packed out the top tiers of FedExForum.

The audience arrived early thanks to the presence of hip-hop hitmaker Ludacris, who provided support, opening the show.

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The Atlanta rapper — who has carved a second successful career as an actor, in such projects as Craig Brewer's made-in-Memphis "Hustle & Flow" and the "Fast & Furious" movie franchise — got the crowd going as he delivered a 13-song, 45-minute set filled with Dirty South classics (“Act A Fool,” “Move B****”) and several smashes that he is featured on, including “All I Do Is Win.”

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Jackson’s performance was preceded by a video highlighting her long career in entertainment, which began in 1974 as a 7-year old child actor on the hit sitcom “Good Times.”

As the photo display — celebrating “Fifty years of me” — built to a crescendo, a curtain dropped dramatically and Jackson appeared centerstage wrapped head to toe in a majestic purple cloak, which she soon ditched revealing a gold lamé body suit, as a troupe of male dancers surrounded her.

Much like Lizzo’s concert earlier in the week , Jackson’s headlining performance was divided into multiple themed acts, featuring a well-plotted and -paced set of nearly 40 songs from across her career — sometimes done in full, other times as remixed snippets or part of a larger medley.

“This is for all you diehards,” Jackson said, referencing live rarities like the title track of her 2004 album, “Damita Jo,” the 2006 “20 Y.O.” album cut “Enjoy” and the 1993 single “Because of Love,” which figured prominently in the first half of the show.

She seemed to ease into the evening’s performance, with a soulful first act filled with deep cuts, before turning up the heat with a selection of massive era-defining MTV anthems including "What Have You Done for Me Lately," "Control," "Again," "Miss You Much," "Black Cat" and "Rhythm Nation."

Jackson — whose live show has always been hailed more for its dancing and choreography than her singing — also upped the ante from her recent Memphis outings, adding a cutting-edge video production and elaborate costuming (including numerous outfit changes) to the overall spectacle.

The audience — more mature, or grown and sexy, as compared to the Lizzo crowd — was willing to follow Jackson as she traced her history in song, in a concert that had more style than musical substance, but which seemed to satisfy her fans nonetheless.

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To celebrate her album reissues and Vegas residency in Las Vegas this Friday, UMe has partnered with DanceOn to host a masterclass featuring Janet Jackson’s original choreographers.

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Janet Jackson’s legacy extends far beyond just her groundbreaking music. Her choreography and style cemented her as the powerful female pop icon we know today.

To celebrate the reissue of her classic albums on vinyl and the second run of her Metamorphosis residency in Las Vegas this Friday, UMe has partnered with the dance entertainment network DanceOn to host a masterclass featuring Jackson’s original choreographers.

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Led by Anthony “Bam Bam” Thomas who choreographed Jackson’s iconic ‘Rhythm Nation’ music video, and the original ‘If’ choreographer, Tina Landon, the masterclass breaks down Jackson’s signature choreography for a new generation of young dancers.

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“What I want people to get when they see the choreography is to take the whole picture, don’t try to separate it from the message,” says Thomas in the clip. “If you do the routine with the message, then it becomes a routine with power.”

Landon also remembers meeting Jackson for the first time on the set for ‘What Have You Done For Me Lately’ music video, when she was cast by fellow Laker girl Paula Abdul.

After working with Jackson, Landon remembers receiving a flood of requests from people who wanted the same style of choreography. “But the funny thing is,” Landon says, “they really had no idea how hard it is to do what she does”.

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Along with breaking down Jackson’s technical skills, the video series also discusses her influence on a next generation of dancers.

“I think Miss Janet has inspired me to be more of a performer,” says 16-year-old dancing phenom Kyndall Harris, who’s currently on tour with Jackson. “I’ve always been a dancer, but just watching her in rehearsal change from this sweet Janet that everyone knows to this fierce monster on stage, that inspired me to do the same.”

DanceOn is a dance entertainment network and online dance community co-founded by Madonna, CEO Amanda Taylor, Guy Oseary and Allen DeBevoise in 2011.

Watch this  behind-the-scenes clip featuring even more inspired performances.

The vinyl editions of Rhythm Nation 1814 , janet ., The Velvet Rope , All For You and Control The Remixes are out now and can be bought here .

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She’s Back! Janet Jackson Announces the ‘Together Again Tour’ Featuring New Music

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Janet Jackson is back!

The Pop superstar has officially announced her brand new live trek, the ‘Together Again Tour,’ and it’s set to be one of 2023’s hottest tickets going.

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Taking its name from Jackson’s smash hit of the same name, the tour launches in April and will see the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer rock stages across North America.

In an address to fans, the legend promised new music will be performed.

Rapper Ludacris will be joining as a special guest.

Fan Pre-sale starts tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 13th at 11am (local time) and general on-sale starts this Friday, Dec. 16th at 11am (local time) via LiveNation.com .

Peep the dates:

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TOGETHER AGAIN TOUR DATES:

Fri Apr 14 – Hollywood, FL – Hard Rock Live Arena Wed Apr 19 – Orlando, FL – Amway Center Fri Apr 21 – Savannah, GA – Enmarket Arena Sat Apr 22 – Birmingham, AL – Legacy Arena Tue Apr 25 – Columbia, SC – Colonial Life Arena Thu Apr 27 – Atlanta, GA – State Farm Arena Sat Apr 29 – Memphis, TN – FedEx Forum Sun Apr 30 – St Louis, MO – Enterprise Center Tue May 02 – Kansas City, MO – T-Mobile Center Thu May 04 – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena Sat May 06 – Bristow, VA – Jiffy Lube Live Tue May 09 – New York, NY – Madison Square Garden Fri May 12 – Charlotte, NC – PNC Music Pavilion Sat May 13 – Baltimore, MD – CFG Bank Arena Sun May 14 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater Fri May 19 – Mansfield, MA – Xfinity Center Sat May 20 – Atlantic City, NJ – Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena Tue May 23 – Toronto, ON – Budweiser Stage Wed May 24 – Detroit, MI – Little Caesars Arena Fri May 26 – Noblesville, IN – Ruoff Music Center Sat May 27 – Tinley Park, IL – Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre Chicago Sun May 28 – Milwaukee, WI – American Family Insurance Amphitheater Tue May 30 – St Paul, MN – Xcel Energy Center Fri Jun 02 – Dallas, TX – Dos Equis Pavilion Sat Jun 03 – Houston, TX – Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion Sun Jun 04 – Austin, TX – Moody Center Wed Jun 07 – Phoenix, AZ – Ak-Chin Pavilion Fri Jun 09 – Irvine, CA – FivePoint Amphitheatre Sat Jun 10 – Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Bowl Sun Jun 11 – San Diego, CA – North Island Credit Union Amphitheatre Fri Jun 16 – Mountain View, CA – Shoreline Amphitheatre Tue Jun 20 – Portland, OR – Moda Center Wed Jun 21 – Seattle, WA – Climate Pledge Arena

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Awesome news. Good guest choice. The Black Diamond photos looked nice, but this warmer look is also cool.

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Some of the dates are…interesting…but I see about three shows that I would like to see. I hope there are some European dates. Her fans deserve some live shows.

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Don’t worry they are going to see how these tickets sell and definitely add more dates Forsure if they sell

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OMG she’s my absolute favorite artist and I had a feeling she was going on tour and I couldn’t be more excited for this! Love you Janet

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I saw her state of the world tour in 2018. Best concert i ever seen. She murders every song. So im definetly finna see this in baltimore

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Don’t get shot sis that’s the ghetto

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Really hope you appreciate your fans in Moline Illinois! We have always supported you! Don’t forget about us!

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Any chance there would be a possibility of a tour to South Africa, Cape Town?????

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Ill most definitely touch down, i mean why tf not?

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I’m beyond excited for this tour and new music! I do feel she missed a great opportunity when her documentary had come out to release new music. Like damn girl you had over 20 million viewers and was trending everywhere! However I can appreciate the fact she allows her iconic career to speak for itself and does things respectfully. This will be a nice tour, but was shocked (more confused) to see Ludacris as her opening….but alright I’ll take it!

She’s doing a meet and greet package! I bought mine already.

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Who dat? Cause that’s def not Janet chile. Yikes

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Creative director of Janet Jackson tour says fans will see a 'new Janet' at Acrisure Arena

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Janet Jackson will grace the stage at Acrisure Arena on Tuesday, and her Creative Director Gil Duldulao promised that the new leg of the Together Again Tour will showcase several exciting enhancements to the singer's live show.

Jackson kicked off a  three-month Together Again outing in 2023 and announced in January that the new leg of the 35 date-tour would start at Acrisure Arena.

Named for her No. 1 hit from 1997, the tour features a setlist of three dozen songs — albeit many in medley form — including hits “What Have You Done for Me Lately,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” “Doesn’t Really Matter” and infrequently heard album tracks “Damita Jo” and “So Excited.”

"It's elevated and it's club music, so it hits you hard from the get go, then we get into her hits," Duldulao said. "I think people aren't going to expect the first half of the show because she hasn't played any of these songs on tour ever, and that's what sets this tour apart. Choreographically and even the way she sings these songs, you're going to see a new Janet. There's so much to look forward to."

Expect innovative stage elements, visuals at Janet Jackson's show

One highlight of the "Together Again" tour is the innovative stage with over 20 transformations during each performance. The current production boasts a dynamic ensemble comprising a five-member band, five backup singers, and stunning visuals, along with other impressive stage elements.

A swirling  slate of fashion statements , including a gold bodysuit and a fuchsia-and-plaid jumpsuit, and shoulder-squaring moves with a troupe of dancers added to the visual spectacle of last year's tour.

Duldulao said the challenge has been ensuring the crew is fully prepared and synchronized during rehearsals.

"We've tried to keep the same people all the time, but everyone gets busy and is doing something else. I think with automation and having new band members, there's a lot going on and the challenge is getting everyone into this new setlist and show in such a short amount of time," said Duldulao.

Jackson hasn’t released a new album since 2015’s “Unbreakable,” but like many major artists lately such as Madonna  and  Taylor Swift , she staged her most recent tour as an overview of her storied career.

"She's involved in every department (in the creative process) whether it's music, costumes, speaking to the designers, choreography and every other aspect of the shows," said Duldulao. "I know her movements, when she's going off stage and where she's at during a certain time. I make sure every department is there for her. We created the show together, so I feel like if someone forgets about a certain part ... I'm on the radio going through all the cues."

With the new additions to the stage and production for the next leg of the tour, Duldulao said he hopes audiences will find respite from the current events around the globe and enjoy Jackson's show.

"If there's some way we can provide any type of light and distraction, even if it's two hours of their life, to enjoy themselves through the music, visuals and the setlist, then I'm happy. The setlist moves the soul ... it's a celebration," said Duldulao.

What: Janet Jackson's Together Again Tour

When: 8 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Acrisure Arena, 75-702 Varner Road, Palm Desert

Cost: Tickets start at $59.95

More info: acrisurearena.com/event/janet-jackson

Desert Sun reporter Brian Blueskye covers arts and entertainment. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @bblueskye.

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Janet Jackson’s Together Again Tour Wraps With Nearly $51 Million — Her Personal Best

The trek scores the star her best per-show attendance in more than 30 years.

By Eric Frankenberg

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Janet Jackson wrapped the Together Again Tour in June to the biggest numbers of her storied career. According to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, the run earned $50.9 million and sold 479,000 tickets across 37 shows in the U.S.

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That’s the biggest gross of any tour in Jackson’s Boxscore history, eclipsing $46.9 million for the All for You Tour (2001-02).

Market by market, Jackson hit career highs. Her double-header at New York’s Madison Square Garden (May 8-9) grossed $3.8 million and sold 24,500 tickets, making it the biggest reported engagement of her career (excluding her residency at Las Vegas’ Park Theater in 2019). To secure the personal record, it surpasses a three-show run at the same venue in August 2001, when she earned $3.2 million and sold 42,500 tickets.

She also posted best-ever grosses in Atlanta, with a $3.1 million take at the State Farm Arena on April 26 and 28; and in Los Angeles, where she drew $2.8 million at the Hollywood Bowl on June 10.

Inflation and a ballooning ticketing market make it difficult to compare grosses for a 2023 tour against those from two or three decades ago. But while Jackson’s ticket prices have expectedly increased since the early ‘90s, the Together Again Tour didn’t squeeze consumers in unprecedented ways. The tour averaged a $106.13 price, only 15% more than 2008’s Rock Witchu Tour, and 7% less than the $113 tickets on 2011’s Number Ones tour.

If Jackson priced tickets within the realm of her previous runs, and played far fewer shows – less than half – than her most extensive tours, how did she earn more than ever? The old-fashioned way: She sold more tickets.

The 37 shows on the Together Again Tour averaged 12,958 tickets, restoring Jackson’s peak 10,000-plus audience that followed her through the 1990s and early 2000s. The Together Again Tour didn’t just approach her chart-topping high – it surpassed the per-show attendance of the All for You Tour (2001-02), the Velvet Rope Tour (1997-98) and the Janet. World Tour (1993-94), marking her best ticket sales since the Rhythm Nation World Tour 1990.

Jackson’s tours displayed remarkable consistency throughout the first 13 years of her Boxscore history. It’s not hard to see why – she was No. 2 on Billboard ’s decade-end Top Artists ranking for the 1990s and continued with No. 1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 in 2000 (“Doesn’t Really Matter”) and 2001 (“All For You”).

As Jackson climbs back to the same heights on tour, she’s five years removed from her last Hot 100 appearance and eight years from the release of her last full-length set ( Unbreakable in 2015). Selling out arenas on a $50 million tour without a hit album to promote might be her destiny, 40 years on from her first album. The Boxscore charts are spotted with legacy acts across genres who can harness the whole of their careers into a two-hour package that sells for hundreds of dollars per person.

But that return to form wasn’t guaranteed. Jackson’s sharp rise over the last decade indicates that her enduring catalog has survived the final remains of a well-documented controversy that limited her touring profile (and her audience) in the mid-2000s and early 2010s. The Together Again Tour’s success follows a critical re - appraisal of Jackson’s catalog, an induction to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, and a four-part televised documentary that notched a two-year ratings high .

Dating back to March 1990, Jackson has grossed $254.9 million and sold 4.5 million tickets across 418 reported shows.

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Janet Jackson: The Velvet Rope Tour

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Janet jackson: the velvet rope tour.

Directed by David Mallet

Janet Jackson performs live at New York City’s Madison Square Garden for the final stop of her “The Velvet Rope” tour.

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Director Director

David Mallet

Producers Producers

Jon Small Douglas C. Forbes

Executive Producers Exec. Producers

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Choreography Choreography

Michael Andrews Teresa Espinosa Tina Landon Robert Vinson

Alternative Titles

Janet: The Velvet Rope, The Velvet Rope Tour

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setti

Review by setti 2

Can we finally admit that Janet was always a better album artist than Michael? Fight me

KatanaBear

Review by KatanaBear ★★★★★ 1

I was so fortune to be front row for this tour. Was one of Janets absolute best productions. Some of the best times I had in my life and, I saw this show numerous times in person. This needs a blu ray release!!

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Absolutely outstanding.

Janet is beyond talented decade after decade and Velvet Rope is a clear example of that.

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I rarely ever write reviews on here— I much prefer the list function— but this film, concert, experience, necessitated that I break that convention because I have so much to talk about. I also think concert films are one of the medium's most boring genres (I just don't like live music that I'm not physically present for; that includes live versions of songs), and yet this is one of the best if not the very best movie I've ever seen. So of course, this will be long.

Wow, what a journey. This is basically everything I have ever wanted from concert films and everything I've ever wanted from music all combined into one. This movie was essentially made for me—…

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my favorite album of all time and oh what an amazing tour <3

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An electric, theatrical spectacle!! So many WISH they could bring this level of performance and energy to a concert. One of the best to ever to do it and the blueprint for many. An amazing setlist, it is really hit after hit. I failed the try not to say mother challenge… multiple times.

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What did Janet Jackson play at her Palm Springs area concert? Here's the full setlist

Janet Jackson brought her Together Again Tour to Acrisure Arena in Palm Desert on Tuesday night.

The famed singer-songwriter and actress kicked off a  three-month Together Again outing  in 2023 and announced in January that the new leg of the 35 date-tour would start at Acrisure Arena.

Named for her No. 1 hit from 1997, the tour features a setlist of three dozen songs — albeit many in medley form — including hits “What Have You Done for Me Lately,” “That’s the Way Love Goes,” “Doesn’t Really Matter” and infrequently heard album tracks “Damita Jo” and “So Excited.”

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Here's everything the “Why Did I Get Married Too?” star performed at her Palm Desert show:

"Night"

"2nite"

"Slolove"

"Rock With U"

"Throb"

"All Nite (Don't Stop)"

"No Sleeep"

"Got 'til It's Gone"

"That's the Way Love Goes"

"Love Will Never Do (Without You)"

"What Have You Done for Me Lately"

"Nasty"

"The Pleasure Principle"

"You Want This"

"When I Think of You"

"Diamonds" (Herb Alpert cover)

"The Best Things in Life Are Free"

"Control"

"Son of a Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)"

"Take Care"

"Let's Wait Awhile"

"Again"

"Any Time, Any Place"

"I Get Lonely"

"With U"

"Make Me"

"All for You"

"Alright"

"Escapade"

"Miss You Much"

"Feedback"

"So Excited"

"State of the World"

"The Knowledge"

"If"

"Scream" (Michael Jackson cover)

"Rhythm Nation"

"Someone to Call My Lover"

"Together Again"

This article originally appeared on Palm Springs Desert Sun: What did Janet Jackson play at her Palm Springs show? See the setlist

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Janet Jackson Reveals New Tour Is Her "Most Fun" Tour in 33 Years

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Janet Jackson has made a major reveal about just how much she is enjoying her Together Again Tour and how it is her most fun tour since 1990.

Treye Green

Published Jun 08, 2023

Janet Jackson has made a major reveal about just how much she is enjoying her Together Again Tour. During a recent ET interview ahead of her New York City show at Madison Square Garden, Jackson talked to Kevin Frazier about how she’s enjoying her time on the road.  

“It’s the most fun out of all the tours, since Rhythm Nation, that I’ve had,” Jackson said about her tenth concert tour.

Jackson echoed her excitement over the Together Again show in a candid video she shared on her Instagram stories on June 7. Jackson, her backup dancers, and other team members, stopped by the home of choreographer Brian Friedman during a tour break.

She shared several posts on her Instagram stories of them playing games and eating food during their meetup. In one post, she went into detail about how this has been her favorite tour since her Rhythm Nation World Tour in 1990.

Viral Tour Moments

Jackson’s 40-song Together Again show has been extremely successful. The popstar has sold out multiple venues as she’s made her way across the nation.

The tour has also performed well online with moments from onstage going vial. Jackson sparked a viral meme with her on-stage commentary about fans smoking in the audience. She also made headlines after an on-stage kiss with her backup dancer Dario Boatner. Many were shocked by the steamy moment while others commented that the onstage behavior was nothing new for Jackson .

Embracing Motherhood

In her interview with ET, Jackson called the tour special. It comes as she celebrates her 50th anniversary in the entertainment industry. The 56-year-old has hit the road as the mother of a now 6 year old son. Jackson revealed her desires around motherhood with Frazier.

“I wish I had two more babies,” Jackson told ET. “I love it. I’m just thankful God gave me Eissa.”

The Together Again Tour was set to wrap on June 21 in Seattle, Washington. But Jackson recently added an October 27 date in Lincoln, California.

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The music legend is bringing her  ‘Together Again’ tour  to 10 cities later this year, kicking off in Paris at the Accor Arena on September 25.

From there, she’ll continue on to stops in Birmingham, London, Glasgow and Manchester, before heading back to mainland Europe and concluding at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on October 10.

The new London date will take place on September 29, the day after the original London show.

The singer’s UK and European leg of her ‘Together Again’ tour will mark  her first UK performance since Glastonbury 2019 . The  shows will follow the US trek , where  Nelly  will open as support across June and July.

The tour will offer fans the chance to watch Jackson celebrate her 50th anniversary in entertainment while spotlighting 35 years of her 1989 album ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’.

Hey u guys, thanks so much for selling out our first London show 🙏🏽 Due to extraordinary demand, we’ve added a 2nd one! Presale starts tomorrow & general tickets go on sale Friday at 9am local time. Link in bio. pic.twitter.com/9UOurU8wDx — Janet Jackson (@JanetJackson) June 11, 2024

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Janet Jackson’s ‘Together Again’ 2024 UK and European tour dates are:

SEPTEMBER 25 – Paris, France, Accor Arena 27 – Birmingham, UK, Utilita Arena 28 – London, UK, The O2 29 – London, UK, The O2 – NEW DATE 30 – Glasgow, UK, OVO Hydro

OCTOBER 1 – Manchester, UK, Co-op Live 3 – Antwerp, Belgium, Sportpaleis 5 – Munich, Germany, Olympiahalle 6 – Cologne, Germany, LANXESS Arena 8 – Berlin, Germany, Uber Arena 10 – Amsterdam, Netherlands, Ziggo Dome

Reviewing Jackson at Glastonbury back in 2019 ,  NME  described the set as “a pop megamix, a stadium production and the making of a new ‘legends slot’.”

It added: “Janet Jackson was not booked for that slot, so she decided to carve her own, brand new legends slot instead: a full-scale dance production with stage set crammed into a 50 minute slot at the arse end of Saturday afternoon.”

The singer kicked off her ‘Together Again’ tour  in Florida earlier this month, showcasing a host of hits and rarities.

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'I'm still disgusted': Janet Jackson rails against 'injustice' at San Francisco concert

B eyond expressing love and appreciation for her fans, Janet Jackson isn’t typically one to say too much in between songs at her shows. Small talk isn’t her style, but there’s one thing she said at her Chase Center show on Wednesday that really hit at the heart of a universal feeling.

The crowd roared when projection screens beamed out the music video for “Scream,” the 1995 international hit she recorded with her late brother Michael Jackson . She was in the back having one of many costume changes and let him and her dancers handle it onstage for a moment, along with a recording of Michael singing the line, “I’m tired of injustice, I’m tired of the schemes!”

She came back onstage to sing her first verse of “Scream.” Her voice is in great shape and was typically gentle but powerful during the 90-minute concert, but she really went full throttle on this particular song, belting it out in a way that is markedly different from how she is on the recorded album track.

“You’re selling out souls but I, I care about mine,” she sang. “I’ve got to get stronger, then I won’t give up the fight!”

“I’m still disgusted by all the injustice!” she told the Chase Center audience after the music stopped, referencing a line she speaks in the song’s bridge about social and racial inequities.

Jackson previously performed a 30-year anniversary tribute at Chase Center in 2019, but there’s more fire and focus in presenting that material right now, as well as an impressive demand from fans. The Together Again tour was announced back in December 2022 and is expected to run through October. According to Billboard , what turned out to be the first run of the tour was also the most lucrative run of her career to date, earning almost $51 million.

Attendees, some dressed in sparkly sequins to mimic Janet and Michael’s looks, were slowly filling into the arena as St. Louis rapper Nelly began his opening set just after 8 p.m. Those who caught him were noticeably engaged in singing along with the hooks to his hits and most memorable guest verses, including his breakthrough single “Country Grammar,” the Kelly Rowland duet “Dilemma” and the still-inescapable “Hot in Herre.” Backed by DJ Trife, he and his short shorts-clad dancers got their biggest reaction when they did Michael Jackson’s leg kick in formation as the needle dropped on that famous refrain from 1979’s “Off the Wall”: “‘Cause we’re the party people, night and day …  so tonight, gotta leave that nine to five up on the shelf, and just enjoy yourself!”

Once Janet took the stage, it was clear that her brother’s influence, as well as that of his dancing hero Fred Astaire, would be expressed throughout the show in gallant choreography and sharp suits. Throughout the set, she emphasized the enduring anti-racist message of her “Rhythm Nation” album, which is now 35 years old.

Setlist.FM reports that the current iteration of her Together Again tour contains 39 songs, and she at least briefly touches on almost all of the hits that people want to hear during these shows, including “Nasty,” “That’s The Way Love Goes,” “The Pleasure Principle,” “Control” and “Escapade.” As she warns at the beginning of the show, “I can go all night.”

But Jackson also makes noticeable room in the setlist to include some deep cuts in her catalog. She clearly enjoys performing songs like “Feedback,” an electro-pop number from 2008 that was produced by Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, and “So Excited,” which features a hook from the ribald “My Neck, My Back” rapper Khia and was released in 2006.

Only one moment didn’t seem to flow with the rest as well. She asked everyone to sing “Again” for her, but people didn’t seem to know all those words en masse like they did with the song that preceded it, the demure ’80s ballad “Let’s Wait Awhile.” It was an outlier in a set where most songs had heavy singing participation from the audience.

Previous tours have come through with quite a few more dancers, but this run’s got four charismatic men who serve more than enough smolder and are in wonderful lockstep with the star. Much of the choreography draws from her most memorable music video moves, which is an astute way to get audience participation. With no catwalk or extensions into the floor, the stage setup is surprisingly modest and makes effective use of an upper level that she can use for the larger-than-life moments. No pyro needed here.

It’s a good choice to keep this dancing circle tight, and their talent held the crowd as she slipped into all those costume changes. Some of the binary-bending looks came with large, abstract overcoats that were shed to reveal slinkier suits and even a corset that snatched her waist. At 58, she appears to be in peak physical shape and form, and with such an energetic show, that’s no wonder. 

After the curtains drew down around her on Wednesday night, those who lingered for a few minutes before leaving saw just how many people have come together to make such a large production hum via movielike credits that ran on the central screen. The credits shouted out everyone from her creative director to the tour truck drivers as the thousands of fans filed out of the stadium, recounting their favorite moments in too-loud voices, to still-ringing ears.

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Kim Kardashian just wore Janet Jackson's $25k music video outfit to her concert — see it here

The kardashians star slipped into the iconic 1993 get-up.

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Kim Kardashian was one of the stars to hit up a Janet Jackson concert when the superstar performed at Palm Springs on Tuesday, June 4.

The 43-year-old reality TV mogul decided to dress for the occasion, however, in a piece from none other than Ms. Jackson's closet herself, and it's an iconic one .

Back in 2021, in honor of Janet's birthday, Kim attended an auction and purchased the singer's outfit from her 1993 music video for the hit single "If," part of her self-titled album.

The outfit consisted of a custom-made suede black collared top with bone detailing, a choker to match, and grommet lace-up flared black pants, sold as part of the "Iconic Treasures from the Legendary Career and Life of Janet Jackson" collection.

A portion of the proceeds from the auction by Julien's Auctions were donated to Compassion International, which partners with churches worldwide to help children in poverty.

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The star of The Kardashians bought the outfit for a staggering $25,000 at the time, and slipped into it when she left for Janet's concert last night, in honor of the legendary performer.

Kim Kardashian wears Janet Jackson's "If" outfit to her concert

She shared several videos of the look on her Instagram Stories, even playing the song in one of them. While Kim wore the outfit with her sleek platinum blonde locks, in the video, Janet had styled out her brunette hair into tight curls for an equally tightly-choreographed routine.

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Back in 2021, when Kim won the outfit from the auction, Janet, 58, was equally as delighted and remarked: "Thank u so much Kim! I hope 'IF' gives you as much pleasure as it did me."

Kim Kardashian wears Janet Jackson's "If" outfit to her concert

Janet is currently on the Janet Jackson: Together Again tour, her tenth concert tour, which kicked off on April 14, 2023 and will play a total of 94 shows before concluding on October 10, 2024. Stars like Katie Holmes, Tom Cruise, Ciara, and more have already attended shows over the past year.

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The name of the tour comes from the second single from her sixth studio album, 1997's seminal The Velvet Rope . "Together Again" also won a Grammy Award in 1998 for Best Music Video and was an international hit.

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"If," meanwhile, was the second single released from 1993's Janet , following the hit "That's the Way Love Goes," and was an immediate commercial success, reaching the top five and top ten of several charts worldwide.

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It also received immense critical acclaim for representing a shift in Janet's persona, introducing a more sexually mature and sultry image for the pop superstar, who at that point had emphasized a more romantic, performance-oriented approach. It is now also considered not only among Janet's best, but also one of the best songs from the '90s.

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The music video remains one of her most iconic, praised for its intense choreography and for introducing technology that was not around at the time, like touch screens and webcams. It was nominated for three MTV Video Music Awards, winning Best Female Video.

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She's one of the world's best-selling music artists of all time. With over a hundred million records sold, Janet Jackson is celebrating fifty years of her reign as one of the industry's most iconic queens. She's the icon behind "Janet" and "The Velvet Rope" - two albums that shaped R&B and pop music, and her influence passed on to a new generation of pop stars. Last year, she kicked off a Golden Jubilee "Together Again" tour, celebrating five decades in entertainment. With sold-out shows and jam-packed venues, her rockin' nights of big hits got fans, old and new, hooked for more. Now, she's extending the acclaimed tour with 35 shows on the roster, featuring special guest Nelly.

In anticipation of last year's shows, Janet shared "I feel great, we’re so excited," via Today. Kicking off a celebratory tour with another big artist in the scene, it sure was an exciting tour to look forward to. Now, demand continues to surge and fans have been longing to witness Janet's hits back on the live stage. The tour celebrates three of her most successful albums - "The Velvet Rope", "Janet", and "Rythm Nation", marking decades of hits and influence in the R&B and pop world. Sharing her talent in singing, dancing, and acting for over fifty years, she's one of a kind.

Now that we're celebrating decades of her majesty in the scene, fans have been in search of hints of new music coming out soon... Well, since 2015's "Unbreakable" and 2018's "Made for Now" with Daddy Yankee, we've all been waiting for the day that a new album lands on our hands.

"A lot of the fans have been saying, ‘Where’s the new music? When are we gonna get new music?’ So there will be new music" she shared.

Her best hits and fan favorites include "Together Again", "Any Time, Any Place", "That's the Way Love Goes", "Escapade", "Black Cat", "You Want This", "All for You", and so much more. A new album will definitely be a great banger, as proved by her track record of timeless bops.

"She still dances with the type of effortless, sweat-free ease that’s made her such a standout in all eras of her career," Rolling Stone's Brittany Spanos shared in her review of the tour's Madison Square Garden show. "Some audience members saw their muscle memory activate as they themselves imitated the video choreography that was inescapable on MTV so many decades ago."

Don't miss out on big surprises at the extended Together Again Tour for 2024. Book your tickets now!

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Justin Timberlake arrested: What you need to know about the pop star

Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island

NEW YORK — Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island. He was released and his next court date is scheduled for July 26, according to the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Timberlake and his representatives have not commented.

Here’s what you need to know about the 43-year-old singer:

From boy band to R&B

Timberlake began his career at 12, starring in Disney’s "The All-New Mickey Mouse Club" alongside future girlfriend Britney Spears . In 1995, he became a leading presence in what turned into one of the best-selling boy bands of all time, NSYNC.

In 2000, their “No Strings Attached” album sold more than 1.1 million copies in its first day and more than 2.4 million in its first week. That set a world record for more than a decade.

In 2002, the band went on a hiatus that became permanent. Timberlake launched a blockbuster solo career with hits like “SexyBack,” “What Goes Around...Comes Around” and “Suit & Tie.”

His solo debut, the Grammy-award winning “Justified,” was followed by critically acclaimed R&B-pop records including 2006’s “FutureSex/LoveSounds.” It wasn’t until 2018’s folk detour, “Man of the Woods,” that Timberlake’s popularity began to falter.

In March, he released his first new album in six years, the nostalgic “Everything I Thought It Was,” a return to his familiar future funk sound .

On screen and on stage

Timberlake has starred in a number of films and is best known for his role of Sean Parker in the Oscar-award winning “The Social Network” and for starring with Mila Kunis in the 2011 rom-com, “Friends with Benefits.” Since 2016, he has had a leading role in the animated “Trolls” franchise as the voice of Branch.

He has won 10 Grammys. In 2017, he was nominated for an Oscar for his song “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” from “Trolls.” He has won four Emmys for his various contributions to “Saturday Night Live.”

In April, Timberlake kicked off his “The Forget Tomorrow” world tour, which runs through Dec. 20. He is scheduled to perform in Chicago on Friday before heading to New York City’s Madison Square Garden next week.

The personal and the public

Timberlake grew up in Tennessee, raised by his mother, Lynn Harless — who is credited with coining the NSYNC name — and his stepfather, Paul Harless, a Baptist church choir director.

In 2012, Timberlake married actress Jessica Biel. They have two sons together. In 2019, Timberlake publicly apologized to Biel after he was seen holding hands with actress Alisha Wainwright. He wrote on Instagram that “for my family I feel it is important to address recent rumors that are hurting the people I love.”

In 2004, Timberlake performed with Janet Jackson during the Super Bowl. Part of their choreography included a moment where Timberlake grabbed her chest. The move was supposed to reveal additional fabric but instead exposed her right breast in one of television’s most infamous wardrobe malfunctions . Jackson was barred a week later from the Grammy telecast, causing an outcry.

In 2021, Timberlake featured in the documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” a result of the “Free Britney” movement . Timberlake and Spears dated around the turn of the millennium. When they ended things, Timberlake portrayed himself as the victim. Spears became the subject of vitriolic press, suffering the consequences of his publicity. Spears’ 2023 memoir, “The Woman in Me,” devotes several chapters to their relationship, including deeply personal details.

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FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Candy," Monday, May 9, 2022, at El Capitan Theatre. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York's Long Island.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

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Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island . He was released and his next court date is scheduled for July 26, according to the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Timberlake and his representatives have not commented.

Here’s what you need to know about the 43-year-old singer:

From boy band to R&B

Timberlake began his career at 12, starring in Disney’s “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” alongside future girlfriend Britney Spears . In 1995, he became a leading presence in what turned into one of the best-selling boy bands of all time, NSYNC.

In 2000, their “No Strings Attached” album sold more than 1.1 million copies in its first day and more than 2.4 million in its first week. That set a world record for more than a decade.

In 2002, the band went on a hiatus that became permanent. Timberlake launched a blockbuster solo career with hits like “SexyBack,” “What Goes Around...Comes Around” and “Suit & Tie.”

His solo debut, the Grammy-award winning “Justified,” was followed by critically acclaimed R&B-pop records including 2006′s “FutureSex/LoveSounds.” It wasn’t until 2018′s folk detour, “Man of the Woods,” that Timberlake’s popularity began to falter.

In March, he released his first new album in six years, the nostalgic “Everything I Thought It Was,” a return to his familiar future funk sound.

On screen and on stage

Timberlake has starred in a number of films and is best known for his role of Sean Parker in the Oscar-award winning “The Social Network” and for starring with Mila Kunis in the 2011 rom-com, “Friends with Benefits.” Since 2016, he has had a leading role in the animated “Trolls” franchise as the voice of Branch.

He has won 10 Grammys. In 2017, he was nominated for an Oscar for his song “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” from “Trolls.” He has won four Emmys for his various contributions to “Saturday Night Live.”

In April, Timberlake kicked off his “The Forget Tomorrow” world tour, which runs through Dec. 20. He is scheduled to perform in Chicago on Friday before heading to New York City’s Madison Square Garden next week.

The personal and the public

Timberlake grew up in Tennessee, raised by his mother, Lynn Harless — who is credited with coining the NSYNC name — and his stepfather, Paul Harless, a Baptist church choir director.

In 2012, Timberlake married actress Jessica Biel. They have two sons together. In 2019, Timberlake publicly apologized to Biel after he was seen holding hands with actress Alisha Wainwright. He wrote on Instagram that “for my family I feel it is important to address recent rumors that are hurting the people I love.”

In 2004, Timberlake performed with Janet Jackson during the Super Bowl. Part of their choreography included a moment where Timberlake grabbed her chest.

The move was supposed to reveal additional fabric but instead exposed her right breast in one of television’s most infamous wardrobe malfunctions. Jackson was barred a week later from the Grammy telecast, causing an outcry.

In 2021, Timberlake featured in the documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” a result of the “Free Britney” movement. Timberlake and Spears dated around the turn of the millennium. When they ended things, Timberlake portrayed himself as the victim.

Spears became the subject of vitriolic press, suffering the consequences of his publicity. Spears’ 2023 memoir, “The Woman in Me,” devotes several chapters to their relationship, including deeply personal details.

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‘Reefer Madness: The Musical’ Review: This L.A. Revival of the Weed-Themed Spoof Doesn’t Bogart the Showbiz Razzle-Dazzle

Even in a modest house on Hollywood Blvd., this dance-happy, immersive production feels about as big as the threat that marijuana poses to middle America in the 1930s.

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A lot of bong water has passed under the bridge since “ Reefer Madness: The Musical ” first premiered at the Hudson Theatre on Santa Monica Blvd. in 1998. Like, legalization of the demon weed in most states… plus, about a million more camp musicals that have come down the pike since then, maybe lessening any obvious need to bring back a show satirizing long-bygone pot paranoia. Fortunately, though, the passage of a quarter-century has not done anything to diminish what a kick “Reefer” can be, at least when presented in a revival as expert as the one now being pushed at the Whitley on Hollywood Blvd.

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The storyline remains as simple as the movie’s: Boy meets girl; boy meets blunt (and eventually girl does too); damnation ensues for the couple as well as the denizens of the drug den that ensnares them. Obviously everything is so over-the-top that it won’t be hugely detrimental to this basically cartoonish show if you don’t get too emotionally invested in the two “romantic leads.” But doggone it if Darcy Rose Byrnes isn’t so winsome as Mary Lane that I didn’t find myself getting angry at Anthony Norman, who plays the all-too-corruptible Jimmy Harper, for betraying her adoration. Byrnes is a real songbird, and literally wide-eyed in her innocence — part Mary Pickford, part Jeannette McDonald. (Eventually, she’s kind of a hopped-up Bettie Page, too.) Kristen Bell played this role off-Broadway in 2001, pre-TV fame, and went on to do the Showtime movie version a few years later, and she’s on board as one of the revival’s producers. Bell filmed a promo spot where she said that Byrnes is better in the role than she was, and you never want to be in the position of telling someone saying that that they’re right. But Byrnes feels born to sell the naivete and forlornless of her character’s “Lonely Pew,” with some soprano heft.

Casting is superb across the board, all the way to the last swing ensemble members (all of whom cycle through far more costume changes than you’d think possible for a show with this large a cast and this limited a backstage). As Jimmy, the chief pushover, Norman makes for a sympathetic enough nincompoop. Thomas Dekker has as much fun as anyone in the show, as Ralph Wiley, who preceded Jimmy as a victim initiated into the drug den, although he was a college boy when he succumbed. The visual gag about Ralph is that he continues to wears a letterman jacket throughout the show, as if he’d succumbed to drugs so quickly at some point in the past, he never had a chance to take it off, even though he’s now about as twitchy and servile an assistant to the villain as Dracula’s Renfield.

The two molls of the weed house, J. Elaine Marcos and Nicole Parker, both know how to do negligee-clad degradation — with Parker (“Mad TV,” Elphaba in the “Wicked” national tour) getting a standout number early on with “The Stuff,” a wry ode to the pull of addiction. (Her Mae character finally gets over being conflicted in time to pull a knife for some Grand Guignol business toward the climax.) The MVP among performers here is Bryan Daniel Porter, who does triple duty as the narrator, Jesus, and Jack, the slick drug lord. In the 2005 Showtime adaptation, Alan Cumming was the narrator (and he’s a producer on this production, but it makes more sense to have it played by someone who really feels like a square and a scold. Porter is definitely going for incongruity, though, when he plays Jesus in about the same swinging but stolidly dismissive way you’d expect Phil Hartman might have.

“Reefer Madness” is a popourri of musical styles, and it’s just as much fun in the early, innocent going — with “Romeo and Juliet” and “Down at the Ol’ Five and Dime” — as it is when everything gets venal. (Or at least you’ll think so, maybe, if you ever loved “Dammit Janet” as much as the rest of “Rocky Horror.”) By the time blood is spurting almost an hour and a half later, you may think of shows that came before (“Little Shop of Horrors”) or after (like “Re-Animator: The Musical,” or “Heathers: The Musical,” which Murphy also co-wrote, and which is sorely due for a proper L.A. reproduction). But if by now there are ways in which the wickedness of “Reefer” feels fairly familiar, that doesn’t really doesn’t dampen how efficiently this production delivers a mixture of frolic, mayhem and show-biz razzle-dazzle.

Is there a message to the “Madness”? Of course there is, although thankfully there’s not too much heavy-handedness to the script’s inherent homilies about fake news and American authoritarianism not just being a byproduct of the 1930s. If I’m not mistaken, there was also a much more subtle message built in, when the narrator talks about the ostensible framing device for what we’re seeing, as a New Deal-era, WPA-funded project designed to put actors to work. That aside may land with anyone in the industry who comes to see the show, who understands just how valuable it feels in this uncertain climate to see such a talented cast strut its stuff. That goes also for the work of the designers responsible for the set (Mark A. Dahl), enveloping speakeasy environment (Peter Wafer) and lighting (Matt Richter). Kudos, too, to music director David Lamoureux, who keeps the jumpin’ jive alive even as the doomed characters start to turn on, drop out and drop dead.

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Justin Timberlake arrested: What you need to know about the pop star

FILE - Justin Timberlake performs at the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tenn., on Sept. 23, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake performs at the Pilgrimage Music and Cultural Festival in Franklin, Tenn., on Sept. 23, 2017. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the 2022 Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Gala, Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022, at Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of “Candy,” Monday, May 9, 2022, at El Capitan Theatre. A law enforcement official told The Associated Press that singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island.(Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake arrives at the premiere of “Trolls Band Together” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023, at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Singer Justin Timberlake has been arrested and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Joey Fatone, from left, Lance Bass, Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick of NYSYNC reunite on stage to present the award for best pop during the MTV Video Music Awards on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2023, at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Cast member and executive producer Jessica Biel, left, arrives with her husband, Justin Timberlake, at the Los Angeles premiere of “Candy,” Monday, May 9, 2022. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Chris Kirkpatrick, from left, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Justin Timberlake attend a ceremony honoring NSYNC with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, April 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake performs songs from best original song nominee “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” from the animated film “Trolls” at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake performs during halftime of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots in Minneapolis on Feb. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake, right, and Janet Jackson perform during the half time show at Super Bowl XXXVIII in Houston, on Feb. 1, 2004. (AP Photo/David Phillip, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake, left, and Jay-Z perform at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Feb. 10, 2013. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake holds the awards he won for best male pop vocal performance and best pop vocal album at the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, Sunday, Feb. 8, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)

FILE - Justin Timberlake who appeared on the TV show “Saturday Night Live” hold the best guest actor award for a comedy series backstage at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2009, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

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NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Timberlake was arrested early Tuesday and is accused of driving while intoxicated on New York’s Long Island. He was released and his next court date is scheduled for July 26, according to the Suffolk County district attorney’s office. Timberlake and his representatives have not commented.

Here’s what you need to know about the 43-year-old singer:

From boy band to R&B

Timberlake began his career at 12, starring in Disney’s “The All-New Mickey Mouse Club” alongside future girlfriend Britney Spears . In 1995, he became a leading presence in what turned into one of the best-selling boy bands of all time, NSYNC.

In 2000, their “No Strings Attached” album sold more than 1.1 million copies in its first day and more than 2.4 million in its first week. That set a world record for more than a decade.

FILE - Chris Kirkpatrick, from left, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Justin Timberlake attend a ceremony honoring NSYNC with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Monday, April 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

In 2002, the band went on a hiatus that became permanent. Timberlake launched a blockbuster solo career with hits like “SexyBack,” “What Goes Around...Comes Around” and “Suit & Tie.”

His solo debut, the Grammy-award winning “Justified,” was followed by critically acclaimed R&B-pop records including 2006’s “FutureSex/LoveSounds.” It wasn’t until 2018’s folk detour, “Man of the Woods,” that Timberlake’s popularity began to falter.

FILE - Martha Stewart attends the Footwear News Achievement Awards at Cipriani South Street on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

In March, he released his first new album in six years, the nostalgic “Everything I Thought It Was,” a return to his familiar future funk sound .

On screen and on stage

Timberlake has starred in a number of films and is best known for his role of Sean Parker in the Oscar-award winning “The Social Network” and for starring with Mila Kunis in the 2011 rom-com, “Friends with Benefits.” Since 2016, he has had a leading role in the animated “Trolls” franchise as the voice of Branch.

FILE - Justin Timberlake performs songs from best original song nominee "Can't Stop the Feeling," from the animated film "Trolls" at the Oscars in Los Angeles on Feb. 26, 2017. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

He has won 10 Grammys. In 2017, he was nominated for an Oscar for his song “Can’t Stop The Feeling!” from “Trolls.” He has won four Emmys for his various contributions to “Saturday Night Live.”

In April, Timberlake kicked off his “The Forget Tomorrow” world tour, which runs through Dec. 20. He is scheduled to perform in Chicago on Friday before heading to New York City’s Madison Square Garden next week.

The personal and the public

Timberlake grew up in Tennessee, raised by his mother, Lynn Harless — who is credited with coining the NSYNC name — and his stepfather, Paul Harless, a Baptist church choir director.

In 2012, Timberlake married actress Jessica Biel. They have two sons together. In 2019, Timberlake publicly apologized to Biel after he was seen holding hands with actress Alisha Wainwright. He wrote on Instagram that “for my family I feel it is important to address recent rumors that are hurting the people I love.”

FILE - Cast member and executive producer Jessica Biel, left, arrives with her husband, Justin Timberlake, at the Los Angeles premiere of "Candy," Monday, May 9, 2022. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Biel and Timberlake in 2022. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

In 2004, Timberlake performed with Janet Jackson during the Super Bowl. Part of their choreography included a moment where Timberlake grabbed her chest. The move was supposed to reveal additional fabric but instead exposed her right breast in one of television’s most infamous wardrobe malfunctions . Jackson was barred a week later from the Grammy telecast, causing an outcry.

In 2021, Timberlake featured in the documentary “Framing Britney Spears,” a result of the “Free Britney” movement . Timberlake and Spears dated around the turn of the millennium. When they ended things, Timberlake portrayed himself as the victim. Spears became the subject of vitriolic press, suffering the consequences of his publicity. Spears’ 2023 memoir, “The Woman in Me,” devotes several chapters to their relationship, including deeply personal details.

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