Words by Kerry Justich.Ã‚Â
Janet Jackson has been in the spotlight for quite some time. But it seems sheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s looking to reinvent herself in the new year with a throwbackÃ‚Â hairstyle.
The 52-year-old singer took to social media to debut her Ã¢â‚¬Å“new look,Ã¢â‚¬Â Ã¢â‚¬â€ a departure from the long, crimped ponytail sheÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s been rocking lately.
Fans quickly noticed, however, that the new Ã¢â‚¬Ëœdo is actually a return to a look she made famous in 1997.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Is this Velvet Rope Janet?Ã¢â‚¬Â a fan commented, referring to one ofÃ‚Â JacksonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s hit albums, where she showed off similar corkscrew curls.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Giving me Velvet Rope tease and I love it,Ã¢â‚¬Â another wrote.
Jackson revealed the new look on Wednesday night, with a photo of herself preparing for a show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Immediately, people got excited to see their Ã¢â‚¬Å“queen,Ã¢â‚¬Â and even wondered if the updated aesthetic meant that new music may also be on its way.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“New year, new music?Ã¢â‚¬Â a commenter asked, while another added, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Please God!Ã¢â‚¬Â
With upcoming tour dates in Japan, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s possible that Jackson hasnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t had enough time to produce new music.
Still, fans are happy to see her out slaying there the stage and looking so good.
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