La Toya Jackson facts for kids
La Toya Jackson
Jackson in 2011
La Toya Yvone Jackson
May 29, 1956
Gary, Indiana, U.S.
(m. 1989; div. 1997)
In 1980 Jackson's first album La Toya Jackson was released. Jackson wanted the album to be called "La Toya" but her dad would not let her. Her second single "Night Time Lover" was produced by La Toya's brother Michael. Jackson's third album was released in 1984. She sung backing vocals on Michael's single ""P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)". In 1985 Jackson sung on "We Are the World" as part of USA for Africa. It sold over 20 million copies.
In 1991 Jackson's first book La Toya, Growing Up In The Jackson Family was published. Jackson released her ninth album From Nashville to You in 1994.
In July 2009 Jackson released the single "Home" in dedication to her brother Michael Jackson, who died on June 25 2009. All of the money from people buying the single went to AIDS_Project Los Angeles, which was one of Michael's favourite charities.
She released a new EP for 2011, Starting Over. In the same year a best-selling memoir written by Jackson of the same name was released.
In 2010 she released Dream Cream, a hand cream for Alessandro International.
On April 13, 2013 a reality series about Jackson's life called Life with La Toya started on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Jackson's newest single “Feels Like Love” was played for the first time on December 14 at a West Hollywood nightclub.
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