Jackson has been a big fan of the cookie since he was a kid and thats why hes helping Oreo executives find a new jingle via a nationwide contest.
Aspiring jingle junkies should put new music to the old Oreo and milk jingle which begins A glass of milk and an Oreo cookie and submit the song at www.oreo.com by July 14.
The top 10 finalists will fly to Los Angeles in August to perform in a sing-off hosted by Jackson and the folks behind the top cookie composition will win $10,000 and record a radio commercial.
Jackson suggests wannabe jingle writers emphasize bringing a different twist to the song over musical perfection.
It looks like contestants are taking his words to heart because the songs submitted so far include R&B renditions, performances by church choirs and even one song featuring a ukulele.
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