After 12 years of eligibility and three nominations, pop icon Janet Jackon is officially an inductee of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Along with Jackson, The Cure, Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Radiohead, Roxy Music, and The Zombies are the other inductees of the class recognized for having contributed over 25 years of musical excellence.
Janet Jackson is the youngest member of the Jackson family, and in her childhood she was an actreess starring in Good Times and Fame. It was in 1986 when she broke out as a &B powerhouse with her five-times-platinum album Control. Rhythm Nation 1814 broke the records in 1989 with seven top 5 singles.
In the 90s, she shed her last name for janet. (1993) and was producer and songwriter for several tracks. Jackson became a household name and still makes music. She is the only artist with #1 singles in the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s. Check out her full biography as well as the other inductees of Class of 2019 at the Rock Hall.