Janet takes ill before concert

Janet Jackson has been rushed to hospital after falling ill just hours before she was due to perform at a concert in Montreal, Canada.

Janet Jackson has been rushed to hospital after falling ill just hours before she was due to perform at a concert in Montreal, Canada.

The R&B superstar was forced to cancel her show on Monday night after she "got suddenly ill" during a sound check.

Jackson was taken to hospital just before she was set to take to the stage as part of her Rock Witchu tour - her first in seven years.

Jackson, who is the younger sister of Michael Jackson, is being monitored by doctors at a nearby hospital, according to a statement released by W&W Public Relations.

No further details were issued about the singer's current condition. - Wenn

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