Janet to pay emotional tribute to brother Michael at MTV awardsBy IANS
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
NEW YORK - Janet Jackson is planning to honour her late brother Michael with a tribute performance at the MTV Video Music Awards Sunday and an insider says that there won’t be a “dry eye” in the hall.
Contactmusic.com reports that the singer, who collaborated with her brother on 1995 track “Scream”, promises to be the highlight of the show in Manhattan’s famed Radio City Music Hall with a set dedicated to the tragic King of Pop.
Janet is reportedly in rehearsals with 20 backing dancers, as well as famed choreographers Frank Gatson Jr. and Travis Payne, who worked with her late brother.
“There won’t be a dry eye in the house,” TMZ.com reported Kriyss Grant, one of the dancers involved in the show, as saying.
Other performer set to take the stage include Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Green Day and Pink.