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New date for Janet Jackson concert at BB&T Center

Janet Jackson sets new date for postponed concert: Aug. 4 @thebbtcenter.

Janet Jackson will perform Aug. 4 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, a new date for her postponed  Unbreakable World Tour stop previously scheduled for March 9.

Jackson's team announced her new dates Thursday via Twitter. More information can be found at JanetJackson.com.

The singer had announced changes to her tour in a Christmas Eve Facebook post revealing a medical issue that would require surgery:

"Hey you guys… Happy Holidays to each and every one of you. I need you to know, I learned today, from my doctors that I must have surgery soon. It breaks my heart to tell you that I am forced to postpone the Unbreakable Tour until the spring. Every date will be rescheduled. Please hold on to your tickets. They will be honored in a special way when the new schedule is announced. Please pray for me, my family and our entire company during this difficult time. There will be no further comment. I love you all so much and am ever grateful for your understanding and your love. Gon' b alright."

The Grammy-winning singer, who turns 50 in May, has performed to uniformly positive reviews since she opened the tour, supporting the album “Unbreakable,” in August.

In his review of the debut concert in Vancouver, The New York Times’ Jon Pareles found a “newly demure” Jackson, who could still pull off “the jutting elbows, the quick head turns, the canted legs, the precise hip twitches” of her old videos.

“Most of the songs based their arrangements on the album tracks, propulsive and bustling. Yet when the band was pared back for ballads, Ms. Jackson’s exposed voice was still secure, never as delicate as she could make it sound. The rock songs included ‘Scream’ as a duet with the voice of Michael Jackson; she belted it with a raw urgency,” Pareles wrote.

Tickets for the March 9 show will be honored for the new date, and tickets can still be purchased at Ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000. Refunds are available at point of purchase. 

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