Janet Jackson announces new album and world tour plans

Singer promises "a new movement" on first album since 2008

Janet Jackson has announced plans to release a new album and embark on a world tour.

Jackson revealed the news in a video which can be seen below. In the short clip, Jackson says: “I promised you’d hear it from my lips and now you will. This year: new music; new world tour; a new movement. I’ve been listening. Let’s keep the conversation going.”

In a hint as to what could be an album or song title, a tweet featuring the video included the hashtag #conversationsinacafe and the title ‘My Conversation’.

Jackson released ‘Discipline’, her last album, in 2008. A hits collection, ‘Number Ones’, followed a year after. She has released ten studio albums in total, including global chart toppers ‘Control’, ‘Rhythm Nation’, ‘janet’ and ‘All For You’.

Watch the video announcement below: