Justin Randall Timberlake born January 31, , occasionally known by his initials JT ,  is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. In the late s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC , which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time. Another single from the album, " Rock Your Body ", was also successful. Comes Around ". Established as a solo artist worldwide, his first two albums both exceeded sales of 10 million copies, and he continued producing records and collaborating with other artists. From through , Timberlake focused on his acting career, effectively putting his music career on hiatus.
Oprah, Angelina Jolie, Kamala Harris & More Honor Chadwick Boseman
Justin Timberlake is a lot of things — a singer, actor, songwriter, dancer, comedian, original boy band crush — and now he's being a bit of a tease. Thanks to some clues he has been dropping on social media, it looks like Timberlake is recording new music with Pharrell Williams and Timbaland. The information that Pharrell and Timberlake are working together isn't particularly new, but these social media updates prove that it's time to start officially preparing yourself for Timberlake's first studio album since Although Timberlake has released music recently — most notably the single "Can't Stop the Feeling! So to say that his fans are due for a new album is an understatement.
If it seems like it's been a while since the world has been graced with a new album from Justin Timberlake , then you would be correct. His most recent album, "Man of the Woods," was released back in That doesn't mean JT has been sitting around doing nothing this whole time. In fact, Justin just dropped new music ahead of the Trolls World Tour movie. The sequel to the hit Trolls hits theaters on April 17, and Justin will be reprising his role as the voice of Branch. To get fans excited about the film, a track from the Trolls World Tour soundtrack has been released. And you know what? It's funky and actually pretty decent for a song from a kids' movie. Not unlike "Can't Stop the Feeling" from the original Trolls movie.
It isn't the first time in his nearly 20 years as a solo act that Timberlake stands to gain credence from his proximity to Black artists. But it's surprising he's pivoting back to Blackness so quickly, especially given the way he marketed his last album. In January of , Justin Timberlake released a minute-long trailer for his fifth studio album Man of the Woods. It caught some diehard fans by surprise for its depiction of the singer frolicking in snowcapped fields with horses. According to his wife Jessica Biel, the album sounded like "mountains, trees, [and] campfires. What did a "personal" album for an artist as influenced by Black culture as Justin Timberlake sound like? The rollout for the album was a departure from the era when he emulated Jodeci , wore cornrows , and used choreography that allowed him to grace the same SuperBowl stage as Janet Jackson.