Jackson 5 Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

30th March 2017

Fact: Katy Perry will make her debut at Britain's Glastonbury Festival in June (17). More than 80 other acts were announced on Thursday (30Mar17), including Lorde, Solange Knowles, The jacksons and Barry Gibb, who will perform in the Legends slot. Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters and Radiohead will headline the event, which runs from 21 to 25 June (17).

30th January 2017

Fact: The jacksons are to continue celebrating their 50th anniversary celebrations with a special show at England's Blenheim Palace on 18 June (17). The band, comprising Jermaine, Tito, Jackie and Marlon Jackson, will take to the stage in the stately home's Great Court to perform some of their biggest hits as part of the palace's Nocturne series. Kool & The Gang will also be performing on the night, as a special guest.

6th May 2015

Fact: THE jacksons will make a rare TV appearance when the brotherly supergroup performs during the AMERICAN IDOL finale next week (13May15). Prince Royce, Nile Rodgers, Echosmith, Chris Brown and Janelle Monae will also be part of the TV special, alongside Ricky Martin, Fall Out Boy, New Kids on the Block, Pitbull, Jamie Foxx and former Idol judge Steven Tyler. The two-part grand finale will air live from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on Tuesday and Wednesday (12-13May15).

4th September 2011

Fact: Jermaine Jackson has re-recorded the Jackson 5's Blame it on the Boogie as a solo tune. Ironically, he was not a member of the Jackson 5 when the family group had a hit with the disco anthem.

22nd June 2011

Quote: "Girls used to faint over them and I couldn't understand it to save my life. To me they were nothing special, but for outsiders... they were screaming, 'You're so wonderful', 'Jermaine waved at me'. It was like, 'So?' It was so funny." La Toya Jackson was baffled by fans' reaction to her singing brothers in their Jackson 5 heyday.

6th October 2009

Fact: Previously unheard Jackson 5 tracks are to be released on an upcoming greatest hits compilation. I WANT YOU BACK! UNRELEASED MASTERS will feature 12 songs by the band and is set to hit stores next month (Nov09). One new track, THAT'S HOW LOVE IS, will be released as a single to download on iTunes.

21st September 2009

Quote: "He plays Michael Jackson, Jackson 5 clips on constant rotation." Actor Tracy Morgan worships the King Of Pop, according to his 30 ROCK co-star KEITH POWELL.

18th July 2009

Fact: The white glove Michael Jackson wore on THE jacksons' 1984 Victory Tour is expected to fetch more than $150,000 (£100,000) when it goes under the hammer in October (09).

2nd July 2009

Fact: The organisers of the Iowa State Fair will pay tribute to late music icon Michael Jackson by displaying a sculpture of the superstar made entirely of butter. Jackson gave two performance at the annual event with the Jackson 5 in 1971. The fair will take place from 13-23 August in Des Moines, Iowa.

26th September 2006

Quote: "I'm gonna do the jacksons over." Jermaine Dupri on his plans for a big family with girlfriend JANET JACKSON.

26th July 2006

Quote: "I grew up singing Jackson five songs. My uncle put a little band together with all the kids, and I used to have to be MIKE. This was a long time ago." Nelly reveals why he was so thrilled when Janet Jackson asked him to duet with her.

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