Searches for Janet Jackson last month on pay-per search engine Overture.com were relatively strong considering the singer has stepped out of the spotlight in recent months. Janet received 127,107 searches, though her brother Michael Jackson got 210,441. Searches for nude Janet pictures slightly outnumbered searches for her lyrics. There also are some searches related to her alleged affair with *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake. The top misspelled search was Janet Jakson with 647 queries. The most searched song for the pop artist was ‘Come Back To Me’ with 250 queries, followed by ‘Let’s Wait Awhile’ with 244.
JD And Janet Turn Up At Music Industry Wedding
November 14, 2002 – Star magazine reports Jermaine Dupri turned up to a big music industry wedding with Janet Jackson by his side. While Janet has been spotted with *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake in the past, Dupri seems to have won Miss Jackson’s heart with security. The rap mogul provided four beefy bodyguards to accompany them to the church and the reception at the Bonaventure Hotel.
Jacksons Coming To Las Vegas
November 3, 2002 – The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that following word that Joe and Katherine Jackson house-hunting in the Seven Hills (Las Vegas) area, their daughter Janet Jackson and son Michael Jackson are doing likewise.
Janet Jackson & Bow Wow Check Out Haunted House
October 23, 2002 – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Lil’ Bow Wow and singer Janet were spotted with producer Jermaine Dupri braving the Netherworld Haunted House over the weekend.
Janet Jackson To Introduce Former President
October 6, 2002 – On Wednesday, October 9th, Janet will be part of ‘Every Vote Counts’, an event in Washington DC which includes other talents and national leaders encouraging young people to vote. Janet will be introducing former President Clinton.
Janet & Michael Play Scrooge As Dad Gets Booted From Home
September 10, 2002 – The Enquirer reports Michael Jackson and his sister Janet reacted to news of of his father Joe Jackson being forced out of his home due to foreclosure from bankruptcy with resent and without any assistance. Michael reportedly told a friend, “That guy can live on the street for all I care.” Joe’s wife Katherine set it up so he could stay in another Las Vegas place that she’s leasing. An insider said, “Katherine is telling friends that Janet just bought her a place in Vegas under one condition – Joseph could not live there! Joseph is paying the price late in his life for all the bitterness his kids feel toward him. It’s sad to see.”
Janet May Help Michael Get Deal With Virgin
September 10, 2002 – Roger Friedman of Fox News reports there may have been a hint of Michael Jackson’s future when he gave his crazy acceptance speech at the MTV Video Music Awards, when he thanked “the marketing genius of John McClain.” Friedman says McClain may be leveraging Michael’s sister Janet Jackson’s (he manages both stars) success to cut Mike a deal at Virgin too. This of course would mean two disgruntled Sony stars would be cast off to Virgin — the first being Mariah Carey. Would EMI stockholders like the move after the financial disaster that Carey caused them? Read more.
Janet Gets A Big Scare From Crazy Cocker Spaniel
September 9, 2002 – Victoria Gotti of the New York Post reports Janet Jackson received a big scare last week when a neighbor’s cocker spaniel rushed into her apartment as she was getting ready for bed. The dog charged into Jackson’s home through an open door the singer had left ajar waiting for a room-service order.
Gays Burn Janet Jackson CD’s After Beenie Man Duet
September 5, 2002 – The London Express reports outraged gay fans of Janet have burnt their copies of her CDs after her latest single, ‘Feel it Boy’, features a duet with homophobic rapper DJ Beenie Man. Mr Beenie has, in past lyrics, called for the murder of gay men.
New Janet Jackson Album Due Early 2003
September 1, 2002 – Entertainment Weekly chatted with Janet’s longtime collaborator Jimmy Jam, who’s once again co-producing with partner Terry Lewis on a new album they hope will be out early in 2003. “Janet was itching to get back in the studio,” Jam says. “We talked about a million different possible things to do and finally decided to do a brand-new album.” Meanwhile, *NSYNC star Justin Timberlake may make a cameo on the disc, though Jam says no definite plans are in place. “We love Justin,” he said. Read more.