Essence Festival 2020: Janet Jackson & Bruno Mars To Headline [Full Line-Up Revealed]

Published: Tuesday 11th Feb 2020 by Sam

The 2020 Essence Festival is bringing a double dose of dynamite. Because, it’s been revealed that Janet Jackson and Bruno Mars will be headlining this year’s instalment of the New Orleans extravaganza.

Dive below for details…

Organizers made the announcement moments ago, confirming also that the likes of Janelle Monae, Summer Walker, Ari Lennox, Patti Labelle, June’s Diary, and  Swizz Beatz will also be rocking the July 3rd-5th spectacle.

Peep the full line-up:

Jackson’s headlining spot follows the announcement of new tour and album ‘Black Diamond.’ 

As for Mars, could this indicate that a new album is on the way? We sure hope so!

In the meanwhile, tickets for the 2020 Essence Festival are on sale…NOW! Click here for ticket info.

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  1. Jeans February 11, 2020

    Janet is booked!!!! I’m so ready!!

  2. HavanaONana February 11, 2020

    Congrats Janet and Bruno🥰🥰🥰

    Meanwhile
    CamilaCabello “My OhMy” Billboard Hot 100 new placement (+4) #31 this week surpassing Normani’s Motivation

    No promo, no free Twitter shoutouts from celebrities

    They hate to see it
    Camila is winning
    Rising from the ashes like a phoenix

    Where is Normani?

    @#126 lol

    • only facts February 11, 2020

      Clarkson, you were just bashing Janet yesterday. The URL is the same for this acct as the Clarkson acct. You fool

    • TheTea February 11, 2020

      Urrrrgh how mny flushes it take2make ClarkRatShaat GO AWAY Y’all. Itz so tired now 👉🏾🤮🤮🤮🤮🚽🚽🚽🚽🚽🚽🚽🚽

  3. Ok girl! February 11, 2020

    Alright nice! Can we get that collaboration?

  4. only facts February 11, 2020

    Janet is not coming to play this time! Are we finally going to get that Janet Bruno collab?!

    • TheTea February 11, 2020

      Wld b soooooooo lit!!!! 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🤩🤩

    • Pat February 11, 2020

      I’m almost certain it is. I’m sure this isn’t coincidental. Janet isn’t playing

      • Highbrowthis February 11, 2020

        I agree. This is almost confirmation that there will be a duet between Janet and Bruno. She certainly isnt playing tho this time around. Bruno alone will get her all the buzz she needs

  5. Keith February 11, 2020

    Congrats to Janet and Bruno and all the artists playing Superlounges. They are going to be lit!!! Good times in NOLA….

  6. Dc February 11, 2020

    Will summer walkers scary ass be able to perform for 80,000 people???

  7. FOH February 11, 2020

    I’m mad they got Tamia in the superlounge and not on the Main Stage Like Estelle … Da f***? 🤔

  8. Ok girl! February 11, 2020

    I can’t wait for this tour, I just purchased my tickets today!

  9. eric February 12, 2020

    I bought a 3rd row ticket for July! I’m more excited now than I was for State of the World!

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