34th Anniversary of Janet Jackson’s ‘Let’s Wait Awhile’

Released: January 6th, 1987

Janet Jackson’s ‘Let’s Wait Awhile’ was released as the fifth single from her ‘Control’ album, lyrically speaking about postponing intimacy in a new relationship.


It became Janet’s fifth consecutive Top 5 hit in the United States (all five songs being from the ‘Control’ album), peaking at #2. It became her fourth #1 single on Billboard’s Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.

It was also a Top 5 hit in the UK, peaking at #3, and Ireland, peaking at #4.


The song has been performed by Destiny’s Child in tribute to Janet, it was featured on the television show Glee, and covered by many others.

Music Video:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: