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.

AWARD QUEEN

A radiant Jackson, who turns 38 on May 16, received a lifetime achievement award at the Soul Train Music Awards in March. "You've been there for me during the good times as well as bad, and you've uplifted me with your love," she told the audience.