It's been five years since Carly Rae Jepsen released her critically acclaimed album, EMOTION.
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To celebrate, the pop singer is throwing a karaoke party for all her fans on August 27 at 6 PM EST (August 28, 5 AM TH/ID Standard Time; 6 AM SG/PH/MY Standard Time). Jepsen asked fans to send in their videos singing and dancing along to their favorite tracks from the album, "I'd love to see videos of you singing your favorite EMOTION songs. Dance, dress up, & sing your heart out!"
I want to celebrate EMOTION's 5th anniversary with an EMOTION Karaoke Party on Aug. 27! I'd love to see videos of you singing your favorite EMOTION songs. Dance, dress up, & sing your heart out! Oh & there's new EMOTION merch too 💞💞— Carly Rae Jepsen (@carlyraejepsen) August 7, 2020
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Grab your wigs & let's celebrate! EMOTION turns 5 next week & it warms my heart to see the videos you’ve sent in so far. Sing, lip sync, dance, juggle, play the nose flute - ANYTHING goes!— Carly Rae Jepsen (@carlyraejepsen) August 14, 2020
If you want in on the surprise, get your video in by Monday. Xohttps://t.co/Y7j4nTd40w pic.twitter.com/YoGSqKDxfw
Jepsen also unveiled special anniversary merch, including t-shirts (25 USD), a beach towel (30 USD), a fanny pack (22 USD), and every '90s girl staple, a scrunchie (7 USD). The limited-edition colored vinyl (30 USD) is slated for release on October 23, 2020. Pre-order here.
Graphic designer Kel Lauren, who has also worked on the merch of the likes of BTS, the Jonas Brothers, and Madonna, shared her new tracklist design for the EMOTION anniversary collection.
my tee for the god herself, carly rae jepsen, is out now for the 5 year anniversary of emotion ✨🌈 link below! pic.twitter.com/0LwmqraVdF— kel ‘acab’ lauren 🚩🏴 (@keldotlauren) August 7, 2020
Designer and photographer Julia Fletcher, who designed the EMOTION beach towel, shared that she's a fan of the album and has many memories attached to the music.
sooo i designed a beach towel for THE miss carly rae jepsen for her 5th anniversary of emotion and i couldn’t be more stoked. i absolutely loved emotion when it came out and i have so many memories driving around late at night listening to it 🥺🌈 available in her shop 💖 pic.twitter.com/G0dvCX24DZ— julia fletcher ☻ (@juliaef_) August 7, 2020
In a tweet, Jepsen replied "Ok" to a fan asking for bonus tracks 'Love Again' and 'Never Get To Hold You' to be available on streaming services. The tracks are now included in the digital versions of the EMOTION's deluxe expanded edition.
Ok ❤️ https://t.co/ZbVvW0WOvg— Carly Rae Jepsen (@carlyraejepsen) August 20, 2020
Today marks #5YearsOfEmotion 🎉 It’s been such a joy to share so many beautiful memories from this record with you, can’t wait to celebrate with Thursday's Karaoke party.— Carly Rae Jepsen (@carlyraejepsen) August 21, 2020
Oh, & if you haven’t already, stream “Never Get to Hold You” & “Love Again” 😉https://t.co/VQouRSXfz8 pic.twitter.com/0nIrgCfeVb
Earlier this year, Jepsen released Dedicated Side B, the companion album to 2019's Dedicated.
Get ready for the EMOTION Karaoke Party with 'I Really Like You':
Stream EMOTION here: