24 May 2018

Kenya: Janet Jackson Dazzles in Maasai Accessories At Billboard Awards

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Janet Jackson dazzles in Maasai accessories.

On Sunday night, American singer, songwriter, dancer, and actress Janet Jackson was honored with the Iconic Award at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas.

However, what stood at during the event in that saw her staging a televised performance in nine years, was her dressing, more specifically the accessories which had a Kenyan touch.

Janet stepped on stage in a sparkling gold sweatshirt dress and matching shiny gold thigh high boots accessorized with a colourful chunk of five beaded Maasai necklaces and bungles.

The award was presented to her by none other than Bruno Mars, who pointed out that Jackson is the first black female ever to receive it.

Before she accepted the award Janet brought down the house with an epic performance.

It was a career-affirming moment for the 52-year-old star, who has had an astonishing number of hits over her decades-long career.

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