So Excited - Janet Jackson, Khia 3. Show Me 4. Get It out Me 5. This Body 7. With U 9. Call on Me - Janet Jackson, Angus Batey with Yahoo! Music UK remarked saying that 20 Y. Robert Christgau gave it a "dud" score.
On May 1, , a web-only song called "Weekend" was made available to fans to download via Jackson's official website. The song is a remake of "Lookout Weekend", a single by Debbie Deb. A contest for fans to create an album cover image for 20 Y. Fans were able to create and submit their own album-cover design, with four winners being chosen by Jackson herself.
The first million copies of the album were published with these fan-created covers. The concept of the contest was to create an image that best celebrated Jackson's past twenty years. Images that span over twenty years of Jackson's career were made available for download for use in creating the design.
The winners were featured in an October issue of Us Weekly. In addition to their art making the cover of the album, each winner received a trip to New York City to join Jackson in promotion. The album was made available for pre-order on iTunes beginning August 28, The single " So Excited " was available for immediate download with the pre-order purchase.
Producer Jermaine Dupri began updating fans personally via Jackson's official website's message board. A MySpace account for Jackson was set up with new music and videos, and Jackson responded to fans personally.
On September 14, , Jackson premiered her MySpace reality show. The videos document Jackson, behind the scenes, working on the album and music videos, and contain a personal message from Jackson herself.
Jackson updated the website with a new video periodically, giving fans exclusive insight into what she was working on. There were nine episodes in total. Early cover stories focused on Jackson's recent weight loss, her relationship with producer Jermaine Dupri, the album, and turning forty. Her Us Magazine cover became the biggest-selling issue in the magazine's history.
Jackson's Vibe issue also grabbed headlines with her bikini-clad August cover. The album itself includes a song called "This Body", which is about a man buying a magazine with an attractive woman on the cover and taking "her" home. Introspection Late Night Partying.
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