Usher Reveals How Janet Jackson Made Him A Star…

Usher wants Janet Jackson to know that he will always appreciate what she did for his career.

As a teen, the R&B performer was placed on Janet’s ‘Velvet Rope Tour’ as part of wider efforts to turn him into the megastar he is today and he has now revealed that Janet’s invitation inspired him to do the same for younger artists.

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MTV reported at the time…

Besides nailing down two number one hits with “You Make Me Wanna” and “Nice and Slow,” Usher has now scored the opening slot for Janet Jackson’s upcoming Velvet Rope Tour.

Jackson is still considering additional opening acts to be named in the future, while Usher is currently on the road with Mary J. Blige through mid-April.

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