Janet Jackson

New mum Janet Jackson to resume tour

The 50-year-old gave birth to her first son, Eissa, on 3 January. In a video message to fans, she described him as "so healthy, so beautiful, so sweet, so loving, such a happy baby".

She also addressed her separation from the baby's father, Wissam Al Mana.

"We are in court and the rest is in God's hands," said Jackson.

As for the tour, it will resume on 7 September in Lafayette, Louisiana, followed by a further 55 dates in the US and Canada this autumn.

See the first photo of Janet Jackson's baby boy

My baby and me after nap time," Jackson wrote in the photo she shared that shows her hugging Eissa while he yawns.

Jackson, 50, and her husband, Wissam Al Mana, welcomed their first child in January after a "stress-free healthy delivery," a representative for the singer said.

Janet Jackson: What we know about her marriage

She kept her marriage to second husband Rene Elizondo Jr. practically a secret. Afterall, the public first learned the couple had been married for nearly eight years when Elizondo filed for divorce in 2000.

Jackson also kept it quiet when she eloped with first husband James DeBarge in 1984. The couple annulled their union the following year.

Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy

A statement said the musician and her Qatari businessman husband, Wissam Al Mana, were "thrilled" to welcome the infant, Eissa Al Mana.

"Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably," the publicist added.

Speculation about her pregnancy surfaced last April when she postponed her Unbreakable tour.

She posted a video on Twitter at the time in which she told fans that she was postponing the tour because "there's been a sudden change".

Singer Janet Jackson, 50, confirms she is expecting first child

She told People magazine: "We thank God for our blessing", and posed for a picture with her growing baby bump.

Speculation about her pregnancy surfaced in April when she postponed her 'Unbreakable' tour, saying she wanted to focus on planning a family with her husband, Wissam al-Mana.

Janet Jackson debuts new song

On Monday night, Janet Jackson brought out Missy Elliott on the Vancouver stop of her Unbreakable World Tour to help her debut a new song off her forthcoming album.

The clip features eagles circling in the background and Jackson’s mellifluous lilt cut with Misdemeanor’s fierce verses.