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Janet Jackson to Pay Tribute to Michael Jackson at 2009 MOBO Awards

August 10, 2009 08:58:05 GMT

Janet Jackson will celebrate Michael Jackson's legacy at The Music of Black Origin Awards which will be held on September 30.


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Organizers for 2009 MOBO Awards have confirmed that Janet Jackson will make an appearance at the event as a part of Michael Jackson tribute. "Janet is a music icon in her own right and a previous MOBO presenter. We loved her past involvement with the show and MOBO will continue to support her music and champion her career," a spokesperson for the show told The Sunday Mail.

Furthermore, it is revealed that the tribute will have a positive, celebratory tone, rather than putting a dampener on the proceedings. "We hope it will be an opportunity to celebrate his legacy and show that his music lives on not only in the heart of his millions of fans worldwide but also in his music and in the music of his contemporaries," the spokesperson explained.

This year's The Music of Black Origin Awards will be conducted at Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow, Scotland on September 30. This will be the first time the gala awards taking place outside London. Dance troupe Diversity who won 2009 "Britain's Got Talent" are billed as an opening act for the show. Celebrities who are expected to attend this event include Craig David, Ne-Yo, Keri Hilson, Beyonce Knowles, Jay-Z, Rihanna, Akon, Lemar and JLS.

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posted by mj on Mar 11, 2011
i lOVE MJ SOOO MUCH
posted by miley cyrus 3 on Sep 01, 2009
I will miss you forever mj
posted by miley cyrus 3 on Sep 01, 2009
I miss mj a hole lote and my favorite band toko hotel thinks the same way about mj and I wish one day I get to meet mj one day or even his kids and the family too . hrers my number (661) 944-4133
posted by cece on Aug 22, 2009
I miss m.J. will this event show on t.v
posted by datdat on Aug 22, 2009
we will miss m j 4 ever miss king of pop.
posted by trenyce on Aug 11, 2009
i love janet and michael would have loved that
posted by keira on Aug 10, 2009
we will miss the king of pop but i will always keep you you in my prays. remember god loves you
posted by datdat on Aug 10, 2009
i think micheal would what janet 2 pofrom.

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