Since Janet Jackson knew she had the opening of the 2009 American Music Awards resting on her shoulders, it should come as no surprise that she donned a pair of metallic shoulder pads for the occasion.
Miss Jackson (cause I’m nasty) let her hair down and flaunted her girls in a low-cut light brown suede ensemble that kept the pop star relatively covered up, save for a hefty slice of cleavage.
When she wasn’t gritting her teeth, she flashed her trademark smile after a performance well-done. Here’s to Janet!
Watch Janet Jackson’s performance after the jump.
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Gallery Info: Janet Jackson on the red carpet for the 2009 American Music Awards at the Nokia Theater Los Angeles Live.