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Janet Jackson to open the 2009 American Music Awards

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There could be another Michael Jackson tribute headed our way. Janet Jackson will kick off the 2009 American Music Awards on Nov. 22 with a “special opening medley.” The show is mere days after Jackson unveils her new hits album NUMBER ONES on Nov. 17 which features 33 of her #1 hits plus the new single “Make Me.” A spokesperson for Dick Clark Productions would not confirm whether or not the medley would feature only Janet’s work or if it would incorporate some of her brother’s classics.