The Backstreet Boys have launched Millennium Week to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their album Millennium.
The group has launched “Backstreet Boys: Millennium Match,” a digital interactive experience for fans. By analyzing your Spotify history, Millennium Match determines which single from the best-selling album is your musical match. It then creates a personalized playlist full of BSB classics and new hits. Special anniversary music videos are also being released throughout the week on YouTube.
A special limited-edition vinyl version of Millennium will be released on August 16th and is available for pre-order now. A color version of the vinyl will be released exclusively through Urban Outfitters on July 19th.
Millennium, the group’s third studio album, came out on May 18, 1999. It earned five Grammy nominations and spawned the hits “I Want It That Way,” “Larger Than Life,” and “Show Me the Meaning of Being Lonely.” It is one of the best-selling albums of all time, with 30 million copies sold worldwide. When Millennium as released, it sold 1.134 million copies in its first week, setting a new all-time record for single-week sales.
The Backstreet Boys launched their DNA World Tour on May 11th.