Janet Jackson reveals 2020 world tour dates for 'Black Diamond'

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Dorothy Lac in Music

Last updated: 11 February 2020, 03:25 GMT

After five years, The Queen is back!

Janet Jackson announced North American dates for her “Black Diamond” world tour this summer.

The upcoming tour will include songs from the forthcoming album as well as “a special performance of Rhythm Nation 1814,” according to Pitchfork.

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‘Black Diamond’ is Jackson’s first new music in five years following her 2015 album ‘Unbreakable’. The ‘Black Diamond’ North America tour kicks off on June 24 at Miami’s American Airlines Arena before wrapping up on August 23 in Tacoma, Washington.

Tickets go on general sale on February 13, Thursday, via Live Nation, with pre-sales starting on February 11, Tuesday.

Fans shared their support of the news on Twitter saying,

"And we are so very very ready... you realise you have made #JanFam very very happy... god bless you! Much love!"

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"OMG  can't believe this is really happening ! The Queen is Back".

On 'The Tonight Show', Jackson spoke about the new album’s title in her interview with host Jimmy Fallon. She expressed,

“It’s the toughest of the stones, of the diamonds, to cut. And I heard that immediately... as it’s hard to hurt, to destroy.

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"And in my recent years I’ve come to realize that I’m incredibly strong. I see myself as this rock.”

After relating herself to being similar to the diamond, "rough around the edges", she concluded that she wanted to "share some of her strengths and stories".

Janet Jackson's Black Diamond World Tour North American dates:

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June 24 - Miami, FL - American Airlines Arena

June 26 - Orlando, FL - Amway Center

June 27 - Tampa, FL - Amalie Arena

June 29 - Atlanta, GA - State Farm Arena

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July 1 - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena

July 3 - New Orleans, LA - Essence Festival

July 5 - Greensboro, NC - Greensboro Coliseum Complex

July 7 - Washington, DC - Capital One Arena

July 9 - Philadelphia, PA - Wells Fargo Center

July 10 - Pittsburgh, PA - PPG Paints Arena

July 12 - Newark, NJ - Prudential Center

July 14 - New York, NY - Madison Square Garden

July 17 - Mashantucket, CT - The Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino

July 18 - Boston, MA - TD Garden

July 21 - Buffalo, NY - KeyBank Center

July 22 - Toronto, ON - Scotiabank Arena

July 24 - Detroit, MI - Little Caesars Arena

July 25 - Cincinnati, OH - Cincinnati Music Festival

July 27 - Chicago, IL - United Center

July 28 - Cleveland, OH - Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse

July 31 - St Louis, MO - Enterprise Center

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August 1 - Louisville, KY - KFC Yum! Center

August 3 - Dallas, TX - American Airlines Center

August 5 - Houston, TX - Toyota Center

August 7 - San Antonio, TX - AT&T Center

August 9 - Phoenix, AZ - Gila River Arena

August 10 - San Diego, CA - Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl San Diego State University

August 12 - Los Angeles, CA - STAPLES Center

August 15 - Anaheim, CA - Honda Center

August 17 - Sacramento, CA - Golden 1 Center

August 18 - San Jose, CA - SAP Center at San Jose

August 20 - Portland, OR - Moda Center

August 22 - Vancouver, BC - Rogers Arena

August 23 - Tacoma, WA - Tacoma Dome

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