NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – You can soon own a piece of music history.
More than 1,000 items owned by Janet Jackson are about to hit the auction block.READ MORE: NYPD: 4 Suspects In Custody After 3 Subway Riders Slashed Within Minutes In Lower Manhattan
CBS2 got a sneak preview of the event Monday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square.READ MORE: Long Island Hispanic Bar Association Organizes Free Prom Dress Boutique For Freeport High School Students
Some of the items up for grabs include Jackson’s original multi-platinum record awards for the albums Janet and Control, and a collection of iconic clothes and costume pieces.
The three-day event will be happening this weekend, for Jackson’s birthday. All proceeds will go to Compassion International, a child-advocacy agency.MORE NEWS: Crucifix Toppled, American Flag Destroyed At Brooklyn Church