Was Aaliyah and Janet Jackson best friends?

They Were Friends. Aaliyah Admired Michael And Janet Jackson From Their Dancing Skills And Singing Abilities. Janet Jackson Helped Missy Elliott , Rashad Haughton (Aaliyah's Older Brother) & Timberland With The 2001 MTV VMAS As A Tribute To Her Death , Just A Couple Weeks Ago On August 25, 2001 . Aaliyah Died At The Tender Age Of 22.