Pop superstar and new mother Janet Jackson has said she will resume her world tour in September after a nearly two-year break as she confirmed separating from her husband. Jackson, who had abruptly suspended a tour in 2015 amid the surprise news she was pregnant, announced fifty-six concerts across North America later this year.
In an online message to fans, the fifty-year-old voiced gratitude for her four-month-old son Eissa and acknowledged splitting with her third husband, Qatari tycoon Wissam Al Mana.
Jackson in her video said she was changing the name of her tour which was initially called “Unbreakable” after her 2015 album. The tour, to begin on the seventh of September in Lafayette, Louisiana and close on the seventeenth of December in Atlanta, will now be called “State of the World.”
The tour includes “Unbreakable” dates that she had tentatively scrapped. However, she has not immediately rescheduled dates in Europe that she canceled last year. State of the World is a track from her 1989 album Rhythm Nation, which addresses homelessness, child poverty and drug addiction.