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YMMV: Janet Jackson
  • Best Known for the Fanservice: Her scandal at the 2004 Super Bowl drew more attention afterwards than the actual game.
  • Epic Riff: "Black Cat"
  • Growing the Beard: Control, her third album, was where she found her voice.
  • Jumping the Shark: Many of her fans miss the old days when she focused on writing music with a good beat instead of extremely sexual lyrics.
  • Never Live It Down: Her "Wardrobe Malfunction" at the 2004 Super Bowl.
  • No Such Thing as Bad Publicity: One theory was that the "malfunction" mentioned above was a deliberate attempt on her part to invoke this trope. On one side, she lit up the gossip sites and was the focus of incredible media attention. On the other hand, her next single, a very sexual song called "All Nite (Don't Stop)" was a disappointment, since the malfunction left MTV a little gun-shy about airing her videos.
  • What Could Have Been: During an appearance on TRL, she claimed that one of her next singles was going to be a song from All For You called "Trust a Try," which never happened. Quite a few were disappointed, since the song (and the performance of it she had on her tour) were pretty damn cool.
    • She also turned down the song, How Will I Know, which was a Number One Hit for Whitney Houston.

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