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VIDEO: Janet Jackson Gets 'Nasty' for 'American Idol' Finale

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Talk about ending a season with style and grace!

That's what pop music icon Janet Jackson did for the season nine finale of 'American Idol,' which took place last night live from Los Angeles' Nokia Theater.

Jackson captivated viewers with a performance of her current single 'Nothing' from the motion picture soundtrack of 'Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?,' in addition to her 1986 hit 'Nasty.'

In terms of support, the 44-year-old international superstar had the eyes of every 'Nasty' boy (and girl) glued to the stage as she elegantly wore a long black dress before transforming into a skin-fitting black body suit for her second number. This event may have inspired Jackson's ex-boyfriend Jermaine Dupri to inform his Twitter followers to "once again be sure to watch American Idol."

Coincidentally, the Grammy Award-winning producer co-wrote and produced 'Nothing' alongside Jackson, who he claims is not in the studio recording a project despite previous reports.

"I can tell you that she's not working on an album," Dupri revealed to Vibe earlier this month. "We just did the one song 'Nothing' for the 'Why Did I Get Married Too?' Last time I heard she really didn't want to do an album."

"She wanted to just do singles every once in a while," he added "She's looked at the marketplace – albums are not really doing what they usually do when you put all this budget out there. Janet is just trying to figure out her landscape."

Until she masters her landscape, fans can catch a glimpse of what Ms. Jackson has to offer during her headlining performance on July 2 at this year's Essence Music Festival.



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