|Janet Jackson's career began early. As a child she opened for her brothers famous singing group, the Jackson 5. She also appeared in the TV show "Good Times". In 1982 Janet released her first album. In 1986 Janet's career soared when she released Control which reached number one on the pop chart.
Janet's success has continued into the 90s. In 1996 she signed a contract with Virgin records for $80 million, which, at the time, was the largest contract ever give to a recording artist.