Janet: A Life in the Spotlight

From her early days performing with big brother Michael through her evolution into a sexy, daring solo artist, Janet Jackson, 37, has lived her life in the public eye. As the singer-actress releases her new CD, Damita Jo, take a look at some of her most revealing moments.

LITTLE HAM

In 1975, when she was only 9, Jackson showed off her stage presence during a song-and-dance number with brother Michael. Though her father, Joe, managed her career early on, after 1986's Control, she opted to go on without his help.