Essence Festival

Janet and Bruno

Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars

Headliners for the mainstage at this year's Essence Festival are BRUNO MARS and JANET JACKSON! Other performers include Patti LaBelle, Doug E. Fresh, Raphael Saadiq, Tamia, Swizz Beatz, Janelle Monae, Summer Walker, Jidenna, Saweetie and Sir and Ari Lennox. Full list of performers and dates when...
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Essence Fest Announces 2019 Lineup

The ESSENCE Festival®, the world’s largest entertainment and cultural experience, celebrates its 25th anniversary during Fourth of July weekend in New Orleans and today unveiled its epic 25th anniversary performance line-up. The impressive schedule currently features more than 80 of the most...
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LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 20: Janet Jackson performs on the 2018 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 20, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Janet Jackson Sends Tribute To Joe Jackson At Essence Festival

Following the passing of Jackson family patriarch, Joe Jackson, after announcing his fight with cancer, his daughter and fellow superstar, Janet Jackson, gave a tearful dedication to him.
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