|Birth name||Jermaine LaJaune Jackson|
|Born||December 11, 1954|
|Occupation(s)||Singer-songwriter, dancer, producer|
|Instrument(s)||Singing, Electric Guitar, Bass Guitar|
|Years active||1967 - 1992|
|Associated acts||The Jackson 5|
Jermaine LaJaune Jackson or Muhammad Abdul Aziz (born December 11, 1954), is an American Grammy Award-nominated singer, bass guitarist, former member of The Jackson 5 and older brother of American pop stars Michael Jackson and Janet Jackson. Jermaine Jackson (born June 7 1976 in Detroit Michigan) is an American professional Basketball player formerly in the NBA. Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) A music genre is a categorical and typological construct that identifies musical sounds as belonging to a particular category and type of music that can be distinguished from other Soul music is a Music genre that combines Rhythm and blues and Gospel music, originating in the United States. Funk is an American musical style that originated in the mid- to late-1960s when African American musicians blended Soul music, Soul This article is about music for dancing in general You may also be looking for Electronic dance music. A musical instrument is a device constructed or modified for the purpose of making Music. Singing is the act of producing musical sounds with the voice, which is often contrasted with Speech. In the Music industry, a record label can be a Brand and a Trademark associated with the Marketing of music recordings and Music "Motown" redirects here For the city see Detroit Michigan. Epic Records is an American Record label. It is owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment. Arista Records (ˈɛərɪstə is an American Record label. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment and operates under the The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, and later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music Family Events 359 - Honoratus, the first known Prefect of the City of Constantinople, takes office Year 1954 ( MCMLIV) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1954 Gregorian calendar) The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The Grammy Awards (originally called the Gramophone Awards)—or Grammys —are presented annually by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences A bass player (bassist is a Musician who plays a Double bass, Bass guitar, keyboard bass or wind The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, and later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music Family The United States of America —commonly referred to as the Pop music as a genre features a noticeable rhythmic element catchy melodies and hooks, a mainstream style and conventional structure Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16 1966 is an American recording artist and entertainer
Born to parents Joseph and Katherine Jackson in Gary, Indiana, Jermaine became the original lead singer of an earlier incarnation of The Jackson Five until 1967 when younger brother Michael assisted lead vocals, but would co-lead with Michael for many years. Joseph Walter Jackson (aka Joe Jackson born July 26, 1929) is a Manager, former Boxer, former Musician best known as the father Katherine Jackson (born May 4 1930) is the Matriarch of the Jacksons musical dynasty and the mother of pop music icons Michael Jermaine graduated from Birmingham High School in 1973, where the yearbook shows he was elected "most talented" and "best dressed". Birmingham High School is a public Coeducational High school in the neighborhood/district of Lake Balboa in the San Fernando Valley section of
Jermaine and his brothers signed with Motown Records in 1969. "Motown" redirects here For the city see Detroit Michigan. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. As the co-lead singer of The Jackson 5 after his brother Michael, Jermaine sang notable parts of "I Want You Back", "I'll Be There", "I Am Love", "Dancing Machine" and many other Jackson 5 songs. " I Want You Back " is a 1969 number-one single recorded by The Jackson 5 for the Motown label " I'll Be There " is a soul song written by Berry Gordy Jr "I Am Love" was the Jackson 5 's last Top 20 hit (#15 in 1974 as the group later left Motown for CBS. " Dancing Machine " is a 1973 song recorded by The Jackson 5, released as a single in 1974. In 1976, after fourteen years performing with his brothers, Jermaine split from the Jackson 5 to continue his solo career at Motown Records while the other Jackson brothers left to sign with Epic Records. Epic Records is an American Record label. It is owned and operated by Sony Music Entertainment.
Like Michael, Jermaine also began a successful solo career concurrent to his tenure in The Jackson 5, and had a hit with the 1972 Shep and the Limelites cover "Daddy's Home". Shep and the Limelites was an American Doo-wop group in the early 1960s When The Jackson 5 left Motown, Jermaine left the group and stayed at Motown, as he was married to Hazel Gordy, the daughter of Motown founder Berry Gordy. The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, and later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music Family Berry Gordy Jr (born November 28, 1929, Detroit Michigan) is an American Record producer, and the founder of the Motown
Jackson was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for his 1980 album Let's Get Serious. The Grammy Award for Best Male R&B Vocal Performance has been awarded since 1968. Year 1980 ( MCMLXXX) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1980 Gregorian calendar) He had several Hot 100 Top 20 hits throughout the 1970s and 1980s, including "Daddy's Home" (#9), "That's How Love Goes", "Let's Be Young Tonight", "Bass Odyssey", "Feel the Fire", "Let Me Tickle Your Fancy" (featuring Devo on backing vocals) (#18), "Let's Get Serious" (#9, also only one of two of his UK hits, peaking at #8), "Dynamite" (#15), "Do What You Do" (#13), and "I Think It's Love" (#16). Devo (pronounced DEE-vo (IPA /'diːvoʊ/) or dee-VO (IPA /diː'voʊ/) often spelled "DEVO" or "DEV-O" is an American A duet with his brother Michael, "Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin' (Too Good to Be True)", hit #1 on the dance chart in 1984. Billboard 's Hot Dance Club Play chart (also known as Club Play Singles, and formerly known as Hot Dance Music/Club Play and Hot Dance/Disco Year 1984 ( MCMLXXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1984 Gregorian calendar) In 1985, his duet with Pia Zadora, "When the Rain Begins to Fall", topped several singles charts in Europe. Pia Zadora (born Pia Alfreda Schipani, May 4, 1954) is an American actress and singer. His final chart success, 1989's "Don't Take It Personal", hit #1 on the Billboard R&B Singles Chart. Year 1989 ( MCMLXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar) See Billboard (Turkish magazine Billboard is a weekly American Magazine devoted to the Music industry
In 1991 a pre-commercial release version of his song "Word to the Badd!!" (from the L. A. & Babyface-produced album "You Said,") was released to radio stations. In that version he criticized his brother Michael, but the lyrics were reworked for final release, making the song instead about a former lover. Several other singles were released from this album, which was the second album released on the newly-formed LaFace Records label, including "You Said, You Said," and "I Dream, I Dream. "
Jackson is proficient on the electric guitar, various types of bass guitars, and is known for his dancing abilities onstage.
In 1992, he, his partner Margaret, and Suzanne de Passe produced The Jacksons: An American Dream, an award-winning and highly-rated miniseries about the history of The Jackson 5. Year 1992 ( MCMXCII) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar) Suzanne de Passe (born 1947 is an American Entertainment executive the CEO of Television production company De Passe Entertainment The Jacksons An American Dream was a four-hour American Miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC, based upon the history of one of the A miniseries (also mini-series) in a serial Storytelling medium is a production which tells a story in a pre-planned limited number of episodes Jermaine Jr. portrayed his father as a young teenager in the miniseries.
Jermaine Jackson, who currently lives in Dubai and sometimes resides in Bahrain, announced plans in 2006 to build an entertainment complex in Yerevan, Armenia, wherein artists will perform for local audiences. Dubai (in دبيّ,) is one of the seven emirates and most populous city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE The Kingdom of Bahrain (in مملكة البحرين,, literally Kingdom of the Two Seas) is an Island country in the Persian Gulf Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. Yerevan (Երևան Երեւան or Երեվան ˌjɛrəˈvɑːn sometimes written as Erevan, Iravan, Erewan, Ayrivan, and Erivan Armenia (Հայաստան transliterated: Hayastan,) officially the Republic of Armenia (Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն Hayastani Jackson has told how he also plans to build a hotel, restaurant and television production facility as part of the venture. He has also expressed hopes of brother Michael Jackson attending the opening. Michael Joseph Jackson (born August 29 1958 is an American musician entertainer and businessman During Michael's 2005 child-abuse trial, Jermaine was a staunch supporter of his brother. He often came to Michael's defense on CNN's Larry King Live and appeared with Michael in court on numerous occasions. Larry King Live is an American talk show hosted by Larry King on CNN.
Between 2000 and 2004 Jermaine Jackson also co-authored a controversial book proposal with former family confidante, Stacy Brown, called Legacy. The book was said to center around Jackson's innermost thoughts on his brother Michael's guilt or innocence regarding the child molestation charges brought against him. Brown and Jackson had a falling out after Brown joined with former Jackson publicist and Motown guru Bob Jones to pen Michael Jackson: The Man Behind the Mask, which was published at the end of Michael Jackson's criminal trial by Select Books, Inc. Though Jermaine admitted to writing with Brown, the two differ on the accounts of the book, which was not published after Brown and younger Jackson sibling Randy reached an undisclosed settlement to give tape recordings and other materials to a mutually agreed third party.
Jackson was the first housemate to enter the Celebrity Big Brother UK house in 2007. Celebrity Big Brother 2007 was the highly controversial fifth series of the United Kingdom Reality television series Celebrity Big Brother He steered clear of the controversy caused by the series, avoiding confrontation and offering moral support to fellow housemate Shilpa Shetty against alleged racist bullying from fellow housemates Jade Goody, Danielle Lloyd, and Jo O'Meara. The Celebrity Big Brother racism controversy is a series of events related to alleged incidents of Racist behaviour by contestants on the television series Celebrity Shilpa Shetty ( Tulu: ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ born 8 June 1975) is an Indian film actress and model. Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody (born 5 June 1981 is a British Television Celebrity. Danielle Lloyd (born 16 December 1983 is an English fashion and glamour model. Joanne Valda O'Meara (born 29 April, 1979 in Rush Green) is an English Singer, Dancer and Actress
During a task in the Big Brother house, the housemates had to create a tribute band for The Jackson 5. The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, and later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music Family The performance of "I Want You Back" helped put the The Jackson 5 back in the UK charts at #53. " I Want You Back " is a 1969 number-one single recorded by The Jackson 5 for the Motown label The Jackson 5 (also spelled The Jackson Five or The Jackson 5ive, and later known as The Jacksons) was an American popular music Family
On January 28, 2007, Jermaine came in second place to Shilpa Shetty in the Big Brother finale. Events 1077 - Walk to Canossa: The Excommunication of Henry IV Holy Roman Emperor is lifted Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Jermaine became a huge favorite in the UK and won many new fans. The final three consisted of Dirk Benedict, Jermaine Jackson, and Shilpa Shetty, the winner. Dirk Benedict (born Dirk Niewoehner on March 1, 1945) is an American movie, television and stage Actor, Shilpa Shetty ( Tulu: ಶಿಲ್ಪ ಶೆಟ್ಟಿ born 8 June 1975) is an Indian film actress and model.
After leaving "Big Brother," Jermaine did several interviews on UK television stating why and how he took his peaceful and mediating stance in the Big Brother house. He also spoke about the Jackson 5 reuniting for a performance.
Jermaine converted to Islam after a visit to Bahrain in the 1980s. For other meanings including people named 'Islam' see Islam (disambiguation. The Kingdom of Bahrain (in مملكة البحرين,, literally Kingdom of the Two Seas) is an Island country in the Persian Gulf The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. He has given TV interviews about his conversion to Islam. Jermaine has been married three times and has seven children.
Jermaine married Hazel Gordy (daughter of Motown Records founder Berry Gordy) in 1973. "Motown" redirects here For the city see Detroit Michigan. Berry Gordy Jr (born November 28, 1929, Detroit Michigan) is an American Record producer, and the founder of the Motown Their first child, Jermaine Jr. (often called Jay), was born in 1977. Their daughter Autumn was born the following year. As Jermaine and Hazel were in the midst of a divorce, they had a third child, a son named Jaimy, born in 1987.
While still married to Hazel, Jermaine began an affair with Margaret Maldonado. After Jermaine's divorce to Hazel was finalized in 1987, Margaret and Jermaine spent eight years together. The couple had two children: Jeremy Maldonado Jackson (born in 1986) and Jourdynn Michael Jackson (born in 1989).
Shortly after separating from Maldonado, Jermaine abruptly married Alejandra Genevieve Oaziaza, who had been very recently involved in a long-term relationship with his brother Randy (with whom she had two children). Steven Randall "Randy" Jackson (born October 29 1961 in Gary Indiana) is an American Singer and Musician The couple had a son Jaffar in 1996, and another named Jermajesty in 2000. They filed for divorce on 2007 and it was finalized in May of 2008
NOTE: In Margaret Maldonado's memoir Jackson Family Values: Memories of Madness, she spoke of Jermaine having a supposed daughter named Dawn, whose actual Jackson paternity was heavily ambiguous.
He is planning a stage show based on his family to be released in the UK. He has said that The Jacksons are recording an album and planning a family tour.
Jermaine returned to the UK in March 2007 to take part in the Channel 4 show Musicool as a mentor. Musicool was a UK-based Reality TV show, aired on Sundays as part of Channel 4 's popular show T4.
He is also currently involved in several charity projects and has been working on projects to help orphaned children around the world. Among other countries, he has visited Bangladesh as part of his work to raise funds and help children.
He has also figured heavily on the Islam Channel in the UK where he talked about his Islamic faith as well as announcing several charity projects that he plans to undertake. Islam Channel is a UK -based Free-to-air, English language Islamic-focused satellite television channel
In April 2007, Jermaine returned to the UK to take part in a one-off special of ITV's Challenge Anneka. On the same trip he appeared in Glasgow with Gordon Brown to promote the Daily Mirror Hope Not Hate campaign.
On November 22, 2007, Jermaine appeared on Never Mind the Buzzcocks, a UK pop quiz show hosted by Simon Amstell. Events 498 - Kofi Aseidu- After the death of Anastasius II, Symmachus is elected Pope in the Lateran Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Never Mind the Buzzcocks is a Comedy Panel game show with a pop and Rock music theme currently presented by Simon Amstell Simon Marc Amstell (born 29 November 1979 is a BAFTA nominated award-winning English Comedian and Television presenter.
On November 23, 2007, Jermaine Jackson appeared on Katie & Peter: Unleashed and again talked of a reunion with his brothers on a tour next year. Events 800 - Charlemagne arrives at Rome to investigate the alleged crimes of Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. Katie & Peter Unleashed was British chat show on digital channel ITV2, airing Friday nights at 9pm starring married couple Katie Price and
In March 2008, Jermaine was the guest of honour at the Muslim Writers Awards in Birmingham, where he was interviewed live on stage by chat show host Sajid Varda which received rave reviews.
|Year||Album title||US pop||US R&B|
|1973||Come Into My Life||152||30|
|1976||My Name Is Jermaine||164||29|
|1977||Feel the Fire||174||36|
|1979||Let's Get Serious||6||1|
|1981||I Like Your Style||86||31|
|1982||Let Me Tickle Your Fancy||46||9|
|1989||Don't Take It Personal||115||18|
|Year||Album title||US pop||US R&B|
|1991||Greatest Hits & Rare Classics||-||-|
|2000||The Heritage Collection||-||-|
|2007||Big Brother: Jermaine Jackson||-||-|
|Year||Song title||US pop chart||US R&B chart||UK pop chart||Belgian pop chart|
|1972||"That's How Love Goes"||46||23||-||-|
|1973||"You're in Good Hands"||79||35||-||-|
|1976||"Let's Be Young Tonight"||55||19||-||-|
|1977||"You Need to Be Loved"||-||78||-||-|
|1978||"Castles of Sand"||-||38||-||-|
|1980||"Let's Get Serious"||9||1||8||19|
|1980||"You're Supposed to Keep Your Love for Me"||34||32||-||-|
|1981||"I'm Just Too Shy"||60||29||-||-|
|1981||"Little Girl Don't You Worry"||-||17||-||-|
|1981||"You Like Me Don't You"||50||13||-||-|
|1982||"Let Me Tickle Your Fancy"||18||5||-||-|
|1982||"Paradise in Your Eyes"||-||60||-||-|
|1982||"Very Special Part"||-||54||-||-|
|Year||Song title||US pop chart||US R&B chart||UK pop chart||Belgian pop chart|
|1984||"Do What You Do"||13||14||6||1|
|1985||"When the Rain Begins to Fall"|
|1985||"(Closest Thing) To Perfect"||67||63||-||27|
|1986||"I Think It's Love"||16||14||-||-|
|1986||"Lonely Won't Leave Me Alone"||-||-||-||12|
|1986||"Do You Remember Me"||71||40||-||-|
|1987||"Words Into Action"||-||90||-||29|
|1989||"Don't Take It Personal"||64||1||-||-|
|1990||"I'd Like to Get to Know You"||-||27||-||-|
|1990||"Two Ships (In the Night)"||-||21||-||-|
|1991||"Word to the Badd!"||78||88||-||-|
|1991||"You Said, You Said"||-||25||-||-|
|1992||"I Dream, I Dream"||-||30||-||-|