Janet releases ‘Nothing’ from Why Did I Get Married Too?

April 1, 2010

Janet released her new single “Nothing”, the theme from Why Did I Get Married Too? this week.
View Janet’s new video for “Nothing” on AOL Music below.

Grammy Award® winning, Academy Award® nominated singer, actor, songwriter Janet Jackson released her new recording “Nothing” this week.
Co-written and co-produced by Janet, the single is the original theme song for her upcoming film Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? which opens nationwide on April 2, 2010.

Janet composed “Nothing” as an emotional ballad that reflects and supports the powerful themes of the film. Producer Jermaine Dupri states “Y’all haven’t heard her sound like this in a long time.” The soft melodious track evokes the emotional turmoil the Why Did I Get Married Too? characters experience throughout the film.

Here is the music video for “Nothing”, directed by Tim Palen.


Written by Janet Jackson, Johntá Austin, Bryan-Michael Cox, and Jermaine Dupri.

Performed by Janet Jackson.

Published by Black Ice Publishing (BMI), Sony ATV (ASCAP), W.B.M. Music Corp. (SESAC) o/b/o itself, Noontime South Inc. & Sings In the Key of B Flat, & EMI (ASCAP).

Courtesy of Tyler Perry Studios.

Janet’s previous film tracks have been critical and popular successes. Her first foray into film themes, the ballad “Again,” led her to an Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nomination. The song was featured in Janet’s first feature film Poetic Justice. Her success with music in films also includes the lead single from the film The Nutty Professor II: The Klumps. The track titled “Doesn’t Really Matter,” which Janet also co-wrote, entered the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was also featured in her seventh album “All for You,” which came out the following year and for which Janet received another Grammy Award® for Best Dance Recording.

Janet’s most recent single “Make Me” was featured on her Number Ones album, a collection of number one chart topping songs and “Make Me” was no exception. “Make Me” the single from her Number Ones CD hit the top of the Billboard Dance Charts.

Why Did I Get Married Too? is Janet’s fourth film following a string of number one box office openers.

Reuniting the same charismatic cast and characters from his hit comedy/drama, Why Did I Get Married?, Tyler Perry brings us the next chapter in the lives of eight college friends struggling with the challenges of marital life in Why Did I Get Married Too?

Gathered together in the Bahamas for their annual one-week reunion, four close couples eagerly reconnect, sharing news about their lives and relationships. But their intimate week in paradise is disrupted by the unexpected arrival of Sheila’s ex-husband, Mike, who hopes to break up her new marriage with Troy and win her back. The others soon realize they too are not immune to the challenges of commitment and fidelity.With their relationships hanging in the balance when they return home, each couple must choose between blame and forgiveness, doubt and faith, with life-altering consequences…

Written and directed by Tyler Perry and produced by Perry and Reuben Cannon, Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? stars Janet Jackson, Jill Scott, Sharon Leal, Malik Yoba, Richard T. Jones, Tasha Smith, Lamman Rucker, Michael Jai White, Louis Gossett, Jr., Cicely Tyson and Tyler Perry.

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