Last night, Janet Jackson played to a sold out Radio City Music Hall on the final evening of a three day play date in New York City. Ms. Jackson roared to a full and enthusiastic audience, "I am so glad to be home". On her latest tour, entitled #1's to coincide with the release of her #1's album, Janet is in top form! She hasn't looked this strong in my opinion since the Velvet Rope tour and she exuded confidence and attitude that made the audience wanting more and more. Everyone was on their feet dancing the whole time to a play list that mixed old favorites and recent releases; all which made it to the top of the charts thanks to her loyal fans, who she cheered on throughout the show as they sang the lyrics to all of her songs. In between numbers, while Janet was off changing or grabbing a breath, videos highlighting moments from her acting career were played, including when she was on "Good Times" and "Different Strokes" and "Poetic Justice". The crowd went crazy though when the famous scene from Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too" when Ms. Jackson in a moment of craziness, starts tearing up the house and furniture with a golf club.
What I loved about this tour is that Janet intentionally chose venues where she could be more intimate with her audience."I am very excited to be back on the road on my largest ever world tour to celebrate my 35 Number One hits. The tour will be different from those of the past in that I will perform music exclusively from my Number Ones. To each city, I will dedicate one of my Number One songs in addition to recognizing up to 20 young people whose lives and work have enriched their communities in significant ways. Also, wherever possible, I will perform in venues that will allow me to be up close and personal so that I can be with you in a much, much more intimate setting."
"Thank you to the fans who voted for the cities where I will be performing. Your voices are so important to me. I am excited to be here with you tonight. I love you all." Janet
The show ended with a song and video sung dedicated to Michael, "Together Again".
The tour continues as she travels throughout the US and ends in Europe. For more information about ticket, click here to see if you can still catch this show! It is unbelievable and you will not be disappointed.