Posts tagged "Justin Timberlake"

Justin Timberlake & Bruno Mars See Post-MTV VMAs Surge On Album Chart

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

Robbie Daw / September 4, 2013

Ellie Goulding Covers Justin Timberlake’s “Mirrors” For BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge: Watch

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…

Mike Wass / September 3, 2013

Got Beef?: 12 Of The Best Non-Rap Diss Songs By Pop Stars

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 o…

Bianca Gracie / September 2, 2013

Whatcha Say: Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga & Justin Timberlake Got Our Readers Talking

Today wraps up one of the most talked about weeks in pop music in a very long time, thanks to the 2013 MTV VMAs sparking both controversy and excitementMiley Cyrus definitely had the best week ever – or worst, depending how you look at it. Her shocking VMA performance with Robin Thicke caught the eyes of many…

Bianca Gracie / August 30, 2013

Jay Z & Justin Timberlake Brood In “Holy Grail”: Watch The Jittery Video

Jay Z and Justin Timberlake’s “Holy Grail” addresses the pitfalls of fame and wealth, but the video bolsters those themes and results in something much gloomier. The clip premiered today on Facebook (oh, that’s something we haven’t seen!), and for most of the clip, Jay is alone in a dank, dusty mansion, light peeking in through…

Carl Williott / August 29, 2013

Justin Timberlake & 150 Fans Filmed A Target Ad At Hoboken’s Legendary Maxwell’s On Wednesday

Justin Timberlake on Wednesday afternoon (August 28) teased a NY/NJ appearance involving Target, and eventually revealed he’d be doing some sort of “Take Back The Night” performance at legendary Hoboken music venue Maxwell’s. “Come join me and Target tonight for just one song. Let’s ‘Take Back The Night’…First 150 get in,” JT posted on Instagram.

Carl Williott / August 29, 2013

Back To School: 17 Songs You’ll Be Using For Yearbook Quotes This School Year

Students across the country are heading back to school over the next week or so, and with the return to that academic prison comes picture day! Picture day is especially important for high schoolers, because high schoolers are incredibly superficial and judgy and awkward, but also because they will have to submit a totally funny…

Carl Williott / August 29, 2013

Justin Timberlake And Kanye West Officially Quash “Suit & Tie” Beef, Toss Around Collaboration Ideas

Shortly after Justin Timberlake’s comeback single “Suit & Tie” dropped, Kanye West was quick to offer up his review, telling a London crowd, “I got love for Hov, but I ain’t fuckin’ with that ‘Suit & Tie.'” JT answered shade with shade when he performed the track on Saturday Night Live the following month, changing one…

Carl Williott / August 28, 2013

Justin Timberlake Defends Miley Cyrus, Says He May Not Abandon Us For So Long After ’20/20′

Justin Timberlake hit up New York’s Hot 97 Tuesday (August 27) to chat about his new album and his music plans following 20/20…oh, and he gave his take on the fallout from Miley Cyrus’ 2013 MTV VMAs performance, adding to her list of pop defenders. “It’s the VMAs. It’s not the Grammys,” JT said about the…

Carl Williott / August 28, 2013

Justin Timberlake’s ‘The 20/20 Experience’ Sequel Has Guest Spots From Drake & Jay Z

Justin Timberlake recently unveiled the tracklist for his forthcoming album The 20/20 Experience: 2 Of 2 (out September 30), but there were no features listed. Now, Hip Hop N More points out that the LP’s Amazon UK listing names features from Drake and Jay Z.

After appearing on “Suit & Tie” for Volume 1,…

Carl Williott / August 27, 2013

Sorry *NSYNC Fans, But A Full Reunion Is Not On The Way

We won’t say the *NSYNC reunion was the highlight of Justin Timberlake’s 2013 VMAs takeover, but it was certainly one of the best things about it. After a week of rumors and hype, we still couldn’t believe we were seeing all five guys doing the “Bye Bye Bye” dance together once again. In a smart…

Carl Williott / August 27, 2013

Justin Timberlake Pens Open Letter To Fans Teasing ‘The 20/20 Experience: 2 Of 2′

Justin Timberlake has posted an open letter to fans to ratchet up excitement for the September 30 release of The 20/20 Experience — 2 Of 2, telling them “We’re not done…not even close.” Don’t worry, the 2013 VMA king/President of Pop is not talking about the being done with the album, he means this “wild…

Carl Williott / August 27, 2013

Justin Timberlake & Timbaland Really Enjoyed Making ‘The 20/20 Experience — 2 Of 2′: Watch

Justin Timberlake and Timbaland take us behind the scenes of The 20/20 Experience — 2 Of 2 in a new trailer for the sequel. The making-of footage doesn’t preview any new music from the album (which drops September 30), but it shows the dynamic duo working in the studio and talking about “the craft,” as Justin Bieber

Carl Williott / August 26, 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: Review Revue

The 30th MTV Video Music Awards arrived with quite a bang last night — the debut performance of “Applause” by Lady Gaga, which critics agreed was pretty amazing — and proceeded to stumble (Miley Cyrus’ embarrassing, pointlessly trashy spectacle in a teddy bear thong) and soar (Justin Timberlake tearing through his hits for 20 minutes

Robbie Daw / August 26, 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: Watch The Performances

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards may be over, but now we can go back and relive the performances and figure out how they hold up separated from all the Pepsi commercials and Kevin Hart duds. No surprise, Lady Gaga kicked things off in theatrical fashion with her era-spanning “Applause” performance. She began dressed like a…

Carl Williott / August 26, 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: Recapping The Madness

The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards are a wrap. The *NSYNC rumors were true, the Daft Punk ones weren’t, but the show ended seven minutes early so that made the lack of “Get Lucky” easier to swallow. So did the maybe-best lineup in VMA history deliver? Yeah, sure? Lady Gaga’s opening performance of “Applause” was a clever career retrospective…

Carl Williott / August 25, 2013

2013 MTV Video Music Awards: Watch Justin Timberlake Perform Every Song Ever & Reunite With *NSYNC

Justin Timberlake didn’t disappoint at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (though the MTV sound guys did) for his career-spanning performance as part of his Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. After a brief introduction from Jimmy Fallon, JT’s medley began with a taped “Take Back The Night” segment through Barclays Center, and then JT wa…

Carl Williott / August 25, 2013

*NSYNC Join Twitter, Pretty Much Confirm VMAs Reunion Again

*NSYNC joined Twitter on August 24, one day prior to its rumored (but also confirmed) reunion at the MTV Video Music Awards. Like Prince, the boy band — Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass — treated its first-ever tweet like a mic check: “…. is this thing on?!”

Christina Lee / August 25, 2013

*NSYNC Reunion Performance At MTV VMAs Actually Happening…Says Joey Fatone’s Dad

What a Justin Timberlake-filled year it’s been so far. Sure there was that whole 20/20 Experience thing. But let’s get down to brass tacks: *NSYNC’s debut album turn 15 a few months back, and we’re all just glad that “Suit & Tie” and “Mirrors” were successful enough to provide the catalyst for the boy band’s reunion

Robbie Daw / August 23, 2013

Jimmy Fallon Will Present Justin Timberlake With Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award At VMAs

Lovable Late Night host Jimmy Fallon plays a crucial role at this year’s MTV Video Music Awards: presenting (good friend) Justin Timberlake with this year’s Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

Did Fallon volunteer himself to present the award? Hell, it’s likely. In March, Timberlake spent a week as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’…

Christina Lee / August 23, 2013
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