Janet Jackson to Kick Off Largest World Tour in February
Look out, world: Janet Jackson is coming to a city near you. The legendary pop star has announced her largest-ever world tour to celebrate her 35 chart-topping hits in 35 different cities across the world. Hong Kong has been voted by fans as the kick-off city, where she will perform tracks exclusively from her greatest hits collection Number Ones.
The Rhythm Nation leader will launch the tour at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on February 14, with subsequent dates to be announced soon. “The fans really reached out and voted for Hong Kong to be the Valentine’s Day city of our Number Ones tour. I am thrilled to receive your votes and I will be performing in Hong Kong Feb 14, 2011!” wrote Janet on her website.
Ahead of the tour’s start, Janet will be celebrating the release of her upcoming book True You, hitting stores February 8. The singer’s first book will take readers into her lifelong struggle with weight and exercise, meant to inspire those who need to improve their self-esteem.