“But Justin Timberlake doesn’t need to do this.” Ahead of the release of The 20/20 Experience in March, that was the battle cry of those contrarian JT fans who thought maybe this comeback was a bad idea. Upon learning that he’d be linking up with a seemingly past-his-prime Timbaland for the whole thing, they… More »
Been listening to the stream of Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience — 2/2 on a loop? Need even more JT in your life? Well, perhaps it’s time to treat your ears to the blockbuster sequel’s Target bonus track. “Electric Lady” (not a Janelle Monae cover) is a slinky, bass-heavy slow jam than finds the mega-selling… More »
Justin Timberlake conquered the charts and ushered in a new era of R&B with The 20/20 Experience, so expectations are understandably high for the blockbuster’s speedy sequel. The good news is that the second installment maintains the quality of the first. Timbaland takes over production duties again but he’s in a more experimental mood this time… More »
Most artists visit the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge with the intention of putting their own spin on a contemporary hit. Robin Thicke memorably turned Icona Pop’s “I Love It” into a soulful ballad, while Bastille transformed Miley Cyrus’ “We Can’t Stop” into a haunting rock anthem. Justin Timberlake takes a different path. He performed… More »
Just like with his spring release The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake opts for a more “classic”-sounding JT & Timbaland tune for the second single off The 20/20 Experience: 2 Of 2. The only difference being that “TKO” stands as more of a dark mid-tempo jam than the sweet, award-winning “Mirrors,” both lyrically and musically.
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Justin Timberlake has been teasing fans all morning with cryptic Instagram updates. After a couple of promises to share new material, the 32-year-old finally came through — posting a snippet of the next single from The 20/20 Experience — 2 Of 2. He forgot to tell us the title but from the lyrics — “can’t… More »
Justin Timberlake is hinting that he may release a new single from The 20/20 Experience – 2 Of 2 today (September 19), but one thing we know he will do is debut more new songs from that album live this weekend. Timberlake is headlining the second night of the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday in Las Vegas, and… More »
Did You Hear?
:: Paul McCartney and Justin Timberlake will be taking over Hollywood Boulevard next week, as the two are set to perform free concerts on Jimmy Kimmel Live as promotion for both their upcoming albums. Look out for the performances on September 23 and 24! [Rolling Stone]
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Well, Justin Timberlake’s reign over pop appears unstoppable: The singer has snagged five nominations at the MTV Europe Music Awards, securing nods for Best Male, Best Live, Best Look, Best US Act and Best Video (for “Mirrors”). In related news, “Best Look” is a category at the EMAs. Stay mad.
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:: Elton John thinks Miley Cyrus is “a meltdown waiting to happen”. He even went as far as comparing her to Lindsay Lohan and says he’s been trying to get hold of her to set her on the straight and narrow. Good luck, Sir Elton! [Page Six]
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Justin Timberlake is an outstanding performer. You are probably already aware of this, at the very least because of his 2013 MTV VMA marathon performance. But a JT concert is even more spectacular than that medley, of course, because you get full songs, and you get Timberlake in full-on entertainer mode as he croons, dances,… More »
In a mere week, summer will officially be over and the leaves will change, Halloween decorations will slowly but surely start to go up and many of your faves will begin to offer up some of the biggest albums of the fall. And while we’re hardly experts at pumpkin carving, we do know a thing… More »
It’s no secret that Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon have the ultimate bromance, from their entertaining “Evolution of Hip-Hop” performances to Fallon completely fangirling when JT was given the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at this year’s MTV VMAs. So it was a welcomed surprise when the “Take Back The Night” singer popped up on the Late Night with Jimmy Fallon set… More »
Justin Timberlake finally leaves his trademark suit and tie at home, wearing a simple white t-shirt and leather jacket on the cover of The New York Times Style Magazine September issue. JT even rocks a fuzzy goatee, which ups his ruggedly sexy factor to eleven. The accompanying interview hasn’t surfaced yet but it no doubt… More »
Four new album crash into the Top 10 of the Billboard 200, led by California hard-rockers Avenged Sevenfold, who debut at #1 with sixth album Hail To The King (159,000 copies sold). That pushes Luke Bryan’s Crash My Party down to the runner-up spot, leaving Big Sean to go in at #3 with Hall Of… More »
Ellie Goulding can usually do no wrong in the Idolator office but she might have bitten off a little more than she can chew by covering Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors” for BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge. It’s not a bad performance by any means. The “Burn” diva sounds great but her high-pitched vocal is just a… More »
Hip hop has always been a musically competitive sport, with rappers going head-to-head in battles ever since the genre’s birth in the late ’70s. The best diss songs have sparked the most fueled beefs in rap history (Tupac vs. Biggie, Jay Z vs. Nas, Nicki Minaj vs. Lil’ Kim, etc.), but the light is rarely shed on… More »