Janet Jackson: Essence Music Festival Kick-Off!

Janet Jackson: Essence Music Festival Kick-Off!

Janet Jackson hits the stage with a 30-song set during the opening night of the 2010 Essence Music Festival held at the Louisiana Superdome on Friday (July 2) in New Orleans.

It’s been two years since Janet performed on a concert stage. It’s so good to have her back!

In addition to Janet, the lineup includes Gladys Knight, Mary J. Blige Monica, Keri Hilson, and Alicia Keys.

Janet Jackson: Essence Music Festival Kick-Off!

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Credit: Sean Gardner; Photos: Getty
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  • Jonelle

    Guuuurl I love you but that outfit..

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Janet hay dance come come

  • erica

    Janet Jackson your sooooo freaking awesome! your the best to ever do it. I love you!!!

  • !

    F-I-E-R-C-E as always <3

  • groovej

    best female dancer still, effortless

  • Darnel

    Not the most flattering pics but yesss, Janet

  • http://www. Amelle

    30-song set?! Dayum girl! Unless she shortened them all-

  • yo sista

    She should thank her brother the Legendary Michael Jackson for dying so she can re-start her has-been flop career, open the VMA and AMA. So THANK YOU MJ Janet!!!!!!

    MJ forever, his flops desperate brothers and sisters need to stop using him.

  • V

    Love her so much. It’s surreal how similar her and Michaels’s voices are, especially when they sing in the whisper tone

  • Ms Anonymous

    @yo sista:

    Oh, please.

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    I now dance like michael jackson i love dance

  • Ms Anonymous

    @yo sista:

    Female singer out there wish they could dance like Janet, Beyonce is nothing compared to her.

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Yeah i now dance moonwalker

  • :)

    WERK BIT.CH!!!!

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Yeah baby nice party

  • B

    MY QUEEN <3

  • bounce

    her voice turns me on

  • Jordan


  • http://h Kaz

    wow Wow janet

  • http://h Kaz

    Wow delite

  • http://h Kaz

    ur cute janet ^ _^

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Kaz u here ?

  • nutella

    rihanna is better. haha

  • http://vimeo.com/belous Sashka

    mmmm new Rihanna=)))

  • I don’t know why people find Janet hot, she looks like a frog

  • http://vimeo.com/belous Sashka

    they have the one stylist )))))

  • http://h Kaz

    Yeah i’m here slig ^ _^

  • http://h Kaz

    Janet better than ugly bettle rihanna

  • Sophia

    Is she a lesbian now? What’s up with the new hair?

  • http://h Kaz

    Good good new hair style , she better than you hahah

  • Dana

    If Christina Aguilera wore that same outfit ,Gaga would be on the phone with Perez .Do Something Christina Copying me again.Perez would have a fit the Little Monsters would go crazy and the mainstream media would be all a buzz.Not Fair!!!

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Rihanaa nothing and bitch and hooker .but janet best

  • uh.

    @Dana @Sophia Seek help. And an education. STAT.

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    Yeah baby

  • http://Justjared.com Slig

    + _ +

  • Alyssa

    Janet is such a beautiful, talented woman. She is the most phenomenal female dancer ever, and her many classic songs are great!!

  • um

    This is a good festival to attend. I’m not a big fan of Mary J though…..

  • Optimist

    Janet is still doing stuff from 25 years ago….she needs to reinvent herself because she is 45 yrs old now.

  • Tamara

    She looks like Jermaine in kinky drag in these pic. What happened? She used to be so cute.

  • loveJanet

    LMAO at these:

    “She looks like Jermaine in kinky drag in these pic”
    “Yeah i now dance moonwalker”

  • the truth

    Good to see her here. T.I. suppose to be there too.promoting takers for a special screeming. She’s still no.1 in my book.

  • Jokergurl

    I’ve always liked Janet, she’s still got the dance moves. Good for her.

  • http://www.yahoo.com joan morgan

    hey janet that outfit is the bomb and you turned that concert out and i loved it very much and i loved that and it was no stoppin you girl and you rocked that stage just like michael jackson your brother

  • Charlize

    i love janet!!! i watched her at the essence festival and she was awesome!! i can’t wiat to buy the essence cd/dvd so i can see her performance!!

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