Update 04/06/2016: The queen of pop, Janet Jackson, will delay the rest of her Unbreakable World Tour. Jackson states in a video the pop star posted on Twitter, the she and her husband plan to start a family, and per doctors order’s, she needs to rest.
Jackson also said in the video that she has not forgotten about fans, and plans to resume tour after she has her baby, but gave no word as to when the tour will once again take place. She went on to thank her dancer’s, band, and crew for their understanding and support.
Soon to be 50 years old, Jackson said its important that she does this now. Jackson could be a high risk pregnancy. Statistically, women over 45 years of have less than a 4% chance of becoming pregnant. Jackson is married in 2012 to Qatari billionaire Wissam Al Mana.
Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording pop megastar Janet Jackson has announced a third leg to her Unbreakable World Tour. Jackson has even added a few new dates to the first and second legs of the tour as well.
The tour will help support the female pop icon’s upcoming 11th studio album Unbreakable, to be released on Oct. 2.
Leg one of the Unbreakable Tour started off in Vancouver, B.C., on Aug. 31, at the Rogers Arena and will conclude in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the Neil S. Blaisdell Center on Nov. 12.
Unbreakable will resume after the holiday season on Jan. 12, 2016, at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. The second leg of the tour will then wrap up on March 9 at the BB&T Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Unbreakable then returns after a spring break for a third leg of the touring cycle that will begin on May 19, in Concord, California, at the Concord Pavilion and will come to a halt on June 25 at Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheatre in Wantagh.
Unbreakable will stop in over 80 different cities, with around 30 shows or more per leg. Even a few more dates have been added to the first two legs of the tour.
Besides Wantagh, New York will get to experience one of the greatest pop stars of our time perform live in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center on Feb. 22 and in Rochester at the Blue Cross Arena on June 15.
Like her legendary brother, “The King of Pop” Michael Jackson, the “Queen of Pop” is known for more than her flashy choreographed dance moves. In 2008, Jackson was ranked by Billboard magazine as the ninth most successful act in rock and roll history. Janet is also the second most successful female artist in pop music history.
Jackson is the only female artist in history to have 18 consecutive top ten hit singles on the Hot 100 charts. Between 1985-2004, Janet saw 33 consecutive top 40 hits on the Billboard charts. Twenty seven of those hits reached the top 10 while 15 of those hits reached #1.
Jackson has won the most Billboard Music Awards in history, with 33 awards. In 2014, Jackson was voted the “Queen of Pop” by a VH1 online poll.
Unbreakable Tour Regional Touring Dates:
02-06-2016 – CONSOL Energy Center – Pittsburgh, PA
02-17-2016 – Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
02-19-2016 – Sands Bethlehem Events Center – Bethlehem, PA
02-22-2016 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY
02-24-2016 – Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA
02-26-2016 – TD Garden – Boston, MA
02-27-2016 – XL Center – Hartford, CT
02-29-2016 – Royal Farms Arena – Baltimore, MD
03-01-2016 – Verizon Center – Washington, DC
06-11-2016 – Boardwalk Hall – Atlantic City, NJ
06-14-2016 – Giant Center – Hershey, PA
06-15-2016 – Blue Cross Arena – Rochester, NY
06-22-2016 – Dunkin Doughnuts Center – Providence, RI
06-24-2016 – PNC Bank Arts Center – Holmdel, NJ
06-25-2016 – Nikon at Jones Beach Amphitheatre – Wantagh, NY