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Janet Jackson Shares Rehearsal Pic for Rebooted State of the World Tour

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Janet Jackson Shares Rehearsal Pic for Rebooted State of the World Tour

The pop superstar revealed via Twitter that she is ready to get back on the road.

New mom Janet Jackson is ready to get back on the road. The pop superstar who gave birth to her first child, Eissa al Mana, in January, gave notice to fans Monday night that she's gearing up to resume her State of the World tour. 

With a simple tweet, Jackson announced, "Hey u guys. I'm so excited for the State of the World Tour. We r in rehearsal mode. See u guys in 1 month!"

According to Jackson's site, the 55 dates are slated to kick off Sept. 7 at the Cajundome in Lafayette, La., and carry on through a Dec. 17 show at the Philips Arena in Atlanta. 

Last April, the 50-year-old singer postponed her Unbreakable world tour and took to Twitter to tell fans that she and her husband were "planning our family." Jackson then confirmed her pregnancy with a photo to People in October. "We thank God for our blessing," she said at the time. 

Jackson married Al Mana, a billionaire businessman from Qatar, in 2012. Her first single following a seven-year hiatus titled "No Sleeep" was inspired by Al Mana; the couple reportedly split earlier this year.

Janet Jackson State of the World Tour dates:

Sept. 7: Lafayette, LA, @ Cajundome

Sept. 9: Houston, TX, @ Toyota Center

Sept. 10: Austin, TX @, Frank Erwin Center

Sept. 13: San Antonio, TX, @ AT&T Center

Sept. 14: Dallas, TX, @ American Airlines Center

Sept. 16: N. Little Rock, AR, @ Verizon Arena

Sept. 17: Tulsa, OK, @ BOK Center

Sept. 19: Albuquerque, NM, @ Isleta Amphitheatre

Sept. 21: Phoenix, AZ @ Talking Stick Resort Arena

Sept. 23: Anaheim, CA, @ Honda Center

Sept. 24: Fresno, CA, @ Save Mart Center

Sept. 26: Vancouver, BC, @ Rogers Arena

Sept. 27: Seattle, WA, @ Key Arena

Sept. 29: Portland, OR, @Moda Center

Oct. 1: Reno, NV, @ Grand Sierra Resort and Casino

Oct. 3: Sacramento, CA, @ Golden 1 Center

Oct. 5: Concord, CA, @ Concord Pavilion

Oct. 7: San Diego, CA @ Valley View Casino Center

Oct. 8: Los Angeles, CA, @ Hollywood Bowl

Oct. 14: Las Vegas, NV,  @ Mandalay Bay Events Center

Oct. 16: Salt Lake City, UT, @ Vivint Smart Home Arena

Oct. 17: Denver, CO, @ Pepsi Center

Oct. 19: Kansas City, MO, @ Sprint Center

Oct. 21: St. Louis, MO, @ Chaifetz Arena

Oct. 22: Milwaukee , WI, @ BMO Harris Bradley Center

Oct. 25: Moline, IL, @ iWireless Center

Oct. 26: Rosemont, IL, @ Allstate Arena

Oct. 29: Detroit, MI, @ Little Caesars Arena

Nov. 1: Grand Rapids, MI, @ Van Andel Arena

Nov. 2: Toronto, ON, @ Air Canada Centre

Nov. 4: Buffalo, NY, @ KeyBank Center

Nov. 5: Boston, MA, @ TD Garden

Nov. 7: Providence, RI, @ Dunkin' Donuts Center

Nov. 8: Manchester, NH, @ SNHU Arena

Nov. 10: Atlantic City, NJ, @ Boardwalk Hall

Nov. 11: Bethlehem, PA, @ Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Nov. 13: Philadelphia, PA, @ Wells Fargo Center

Nov. 15: Brooklyn, NY, @ Barclays Center

Nov. 16: Washington, D.C., @ Verizon Center

Nov. 18: Baltimore, MD, @ Royal Farms Arena

Nov. 19: Newark, NJ, @ Prudential Center

Nov. 26: Indianapolis, IN, @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Nov. 28: Columbus, OH, @ Schottenstein Center

Nov. 29: Pittsburgh, PA, @ PPG Paints Arena

Dec. 1: Louisville, KY, @ KFC Yum! Center

Dec. 3: Cleveland, OH, @ Quicken Loans Arena

Dec. 4: Lexington, KY, @ Rupp Arena

Dec. 6: Memphis, TN, @ FedEx Forum

Dec. 7: Nashville, TN, @ Bridgestone Arena

Dec. 9: Birmingham, AL, @ BJCC Arena

Dec. 11: Fort Lauderdale, FL, @ BB&T Center

Dec. 12: Jacksonville, FL, @ Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

Dec. 14: Norfolk, VA, @ Norfolk Scoope Arena

Dec. 16: Columbia, SC, @ Colonial Life Arena

Dec. 17: Atlanta, GA, @ Philips Arena

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