Posts tagged "Justin Timberlake"

Whatcha Say: Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Avril Lavigne Got Our Readers Talking

This week was a jam-packed one, filled with tons of musical goodies including our successful Beyonce-themed Ibrawlator! Editors Sam Lanksy and Mike Wass (along with the rest of the BeyHive) took to Twitter to debate on the diva’s controversial fifth era. After much discussion, 53 percent of the Hive concluded that their Queen – err,…

Bianca Gracie / July 5, 2013

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’: Album Review

When Jay-Z first mentioned Pablo Picasso, he was setting high standards for fellow lyricists. “You draw? Better be Picasso,” he rapped in “Friend or Foe,” off his 1996 debut Reasonable Doubt. Since then, Jay-Z’s standards have changed. In his new album Magna Carta Holy Grail (out for retail release on July 9), the Forbes

Christina Lee / July 5, 2013

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’: Hear Justin Timberlake Collaboration “Holy Grail”

The pain of a one-sided love runs through the lyrics of the latest Jay-Z/Justin Timberlake collaboration, “Holy Grail,” off Jay’s just-released (to Samsung users) album Magna Carta Holy Grail. “It’s amazing I’m in this maze with you, I just can’t crack ya code,” JT croons in fine form during the intro, atop dramatic piano chords.

Robbie Daw / July 4, 2013

Justin Timberlake Drops NSFW “Tunnel Vision” Video: Does It Copy “Blurred Lines”?

Well, here’s a steamy way to ease yourself into tomorrow’s national holiday! Justin Timberlake  has just dropped a video for new single “Tunnel Vision” and it’s an eyebrow-raising affair complete with naked women, snazzy dance moves and a cameo from Timbaland. Leaving the imminent (and perhaps justified) furore about the objectification of women for feminist scholars,…

Mike Wass / July 3, 2013

Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Top Album, Song Sales Halfway Through 2013

So far in 2013, it turns out that the experiences American music buyers are seeking out are those of the 20/20 and thrift store varieties. Billboard reports that, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Justin Timberlake’s third solo LP The 20/20 Experience is so far the year’s biggest-selling album, having moved just over two million copies, while…

Robbie Daw / July 3, 2013

BET Awards 2013: Mariah Carey, Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar, Ciara Perform + All The Winners

And what a BET Awards it was! Yes, the 13th annual BET Awards went bigger this time around than in years past, stepping up their game with performances from huge superstars from both pop and rap — and smartly, the music-heavy set kept the pace up with appearances from Kendrick Lamar and Erykah Badu, Ciara with Nicki Minaj,

Sam Lansky / July 1, 2013

Jay-Z’s “BBC” Features Nas, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake & More: See The Lyrics

Jay-Z’s “BBC” may appear in title like an ode the hard-hitting British news network of the same name, but a slew of all-star collaborators — Nas, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Swizz Beatz and Timbaland — assist here in illustrating a consequence-free, globetrotting lifestyle for Hov’s album Magna Carta Holy Grail. The song’s most sentimental line?

Christina Lee / June 29, 2013

Why Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’ & Justin Timberlake’s ’20/20 Experience’ Are More Similar Than You Think

Kanye West’s Yeezus and Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience were two of the most hyped-up releases in recent memory. Unlike the equally hyped Random Access Memories from Daft Punk, these projects came from two acts who shaped pop music in the aughts in real time. Sonically, the albums are complete opposites. Thematically, they’re diametrically opposed: when Kanye said he

Carl Williott / June 28, 2013

2013’s Best Albums (So Far): Idolator Editors Pick Their Favorite 10

Somehow, with June winding to a close, we are once more here at the halfway point in the year. It’s a time when we at Idolator like to look back and reflect on certain aspects of our lives: Did we remember to file our taxes? Have we been wearing enough sunblock? Has Beyonce really not…

Robbie Daw / June 28, 2013

Justin Timberlake Added To BET Awards Line-Up

As the title of this post probably suggests, Justin Timberlake has been added to the line-up for the 2013 BET Awards. The “Suit & Tie” crooner will join previously announced talent including Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj, CiaraChris BrownKendrick Lamar and Miguel; the show, hosted by Chris Tucker, airs on BET (duh) on June 30.

The BET Awards seemed pretty excited about…

Sam Lansky / June 21, 2013

Whatcha Say: Fifth Harmony, Jonas Brothers, and Kelly Clarkson Got Our Readers Talking

This week’s Ibrawlator got heated when we asked our readers: Which of the up-and-coming girl groups would reign supreme in 2013, Fifth Harmony or Little Mix? Mixers and Harmonizers do not play games when it comes to defending their favorites. Who will win? We’ll find out on Monday.

Another big topic this week: Kanye

Adam Pyarali / June 14, 2013

Justin Timberlake – Not On His Suit & Tie Shit At Myspace Party In LA

We’re guessing there were no mirrors in Justin Timberlake’s hotel room last night (June 12). The usually suave singer turned up to the Myspace relaunch party looking less than his best – leaving sexy at home with a beanie and dull grey shirt.

While the guy who heralded the rebirth of the social…

Mike Wass / June 13, 2013

Justin Timberlake Makes Myspace Cool Again: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Myspace is hip and cool again! Don’t believe me? Check out the new launch video, which Justin Timberlake debuted with a simple tweet. [Twitter]

:: Kanye West previews humble Yeezus cut “I Am God” with a new video on his website.  [VIBE]

Mike Wass / June 13, 2013

Kanye West Is Grumpier Than Usual In New York City: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Kanye West was really mean to a photographer who had the nerve to speak to him. That’s one less copy of Yeezus he’ll sell next week. [Rap Radar]

:: Speaking of the birthday boy, Kanye could be working on a follow up to Watch The Throne with Jay-Z.  [MTV]

Mike Wass / June 12, 2013

Justin Timberlake Lines Up “Tunnel Vision” For Next Single, Reveals Artwork

That Justin Timberlake reign will not let up any time soon. The super-suave singer is still climbing the Hot 100 with “Mirrors”Ryan Lewis and Macklemore’s monster smash “Can’t Hold Us” is the only thing standing between JT and a fifth number one hit – but he’s already plotting his next move, selecting “Tunnel…

Mike Wass / June 10, 2013

Will Jennifer Lopez Return To ‘American Idol’?: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Jennifer Lopez reportedly wants to return to American Idol as a judge. “J.LO’s manager, Benny Medina, was in talks with Fox even before Mariah [Carey] and Nicki [Minaj] announced their departures last week,” a source said. [Radar Online]

:: Janelle Monae had a chat about her first time meeting Prince,…

Christina Lee / June 10, 2013

Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z Reunite In The Studio With Timbaland & Nas

At this point, it’s pretty evident that Justin Timblerlake and Jay-Z, paired with production from Timbaland, can cook up some awesome tunes in the studio. After kicking off JT’s The 20/20 Experience era with the Jay-Z collaboration “Suit & Tie,” the superstars are heading out on a sold-out stadium tour across the country this summer. But the fun doesn’t stop there: Timberlake, Jay-Z, Timbaland,…

Adam Pyarali / June 6, 2013

Justin Timberlake & Pharrell Hit Studio Together, Hopefully To Rock Your Body On Part 2 Of ’20/20′

Justin Timberlake was in the studio with Pharrell! The superproducer posted photographic evidence that the pop dream team of the early aughts was back together, along with the message “Me and my boy Justin.” We know JT has been recording new material for volume two of The 20/20 Experience (out September 30), but we have no idea if thi…

Carl Williott / June 5, 2013

Justin Timberlake, Jessie J To Headline London’s iTunes Festival In September

After Justin Timberlake wraps up his Legends Of The Summer Tour with Jay-Z, but before heading out on his own solo tour, he’ll jet over to London to headline this year’s iTunes Festival on September 29. The free fest takes place at The Roundhouse with performances every night in September, which can be streamed live.

Carl Williott / May 30, 2013

Miley Cyrus Returns The Favor, Will Appear On Mike WiLL Made It Single: Morning Mix

Did You Hear?

:: Miley Cyrus enlisted Mike WiLL Made It to produce her new single “We Can’t Stop” (out June 3), and now she’s returning the favor. Cyrus is featured on Will’s forthcoming “23,” along with Wiz Khalifa and Juicy J. [2 Dope Boyz]

:: Ever wonder how things are…

Carl Williott / May 24, 2013
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