Janet Damita Jo Jackson is an American recording artist and actress. She is the younger sister of Michael Jackson. She was a major influence on Aaliyah Haughton and the pair met once. Her brother Michael died in June 2009 at age fifty and Janet revealed in an interview that she learned of his death while filming Why Did I Get Married Too?. She ended her seven-year relationship with Jermaine Dupri during this time and months later, she preformed a tribute to Michael at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards. She preformed their duet "Scream" and MTV stated "there was no one better than Janet to anchor it and send a really powerful message." In February 2013, Jackson announced her marriage to Wissam Al Mana during a private ceremony the previous year.