Ten years ago to think Janet Jackson would be without a recording contract would have been unthinkable..
The diva who acclaimed success and multi million sales with her 86 release control when onto to strengthn her position against her brother,Madonna and Whitney Houston with a slew of hit singles from her 89 release Rythymn Nation
She went on to sign a - at -the -time biggest recording deal with Virgin Records in 92 and the results were immeadiate - Janet cd released in 93 was a huge seller and Janet had established her place in the Rnb market as a respected hit maker and style icon.
However the law of diminishing returns has affected each of Janets last few cds - after a one album deal with failed to make a mark against the Rihanna/Beyonce dominated market Janet now finds herself contract less.
According to sources labels have approached Ms. Jackson with offers but she is skeptical to the results a label can now produce for an artist in the digital age.
Janet is working out if she can produce a big selling album without a label deal-independently promoting and distributing it herself - but needs to surround herself with a savvy team to compete in the marketplace today she is studying digital marketing and plotting her next move very carefully....