Justin Timberlake

Dec
21
Justin Timberlake Performs on ‘SNL’

Justin Timberlake

After wrapping his last show of 2013 in Orlando, Justin Timberlake returned to “Saturday Night Live” for the second time this year. The pop superstar played musical guest opposite host Jimmy Fallon and appeared in a couple skits.

For the first performance of the evening, he brought a piece of his “20/20 Experience World Tour” to 30 Rock while performing “Only When I Walk Away,” complete with laser beams and projection screens.

He slowed it down with his tender guitar-driven ballad “Pair of Wings” off the second half of his Grammy-nominated album The 20/20 Experience.

Watch both performances below.

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Dec
21
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon Team Up in ‘SNL’ Promo

Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake

“Saturday Night Love” closes out the year with host Jimmy Fallon and musical guest Justin Timberlake. In the promos for tonight’s Christmas episode, the dynamic duo perform their comedy shtick and do a little song and dance.

“This Saturday night, we’re breaking all the rules,” declares JT, while Jimmy responds, “We’re not.”

This marks JT’s fourth time as musical guest. He previously served as host and musical guest in March when his album The 20/20 Experience was released.

Check out the promos below.

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Dec
6
Jay Z Leads Grammy Nominations

Jay Z

All hail Hov. Jay Z leads the nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

The Roc Nation mogul was nominated nine times this year in categories including Best Rap Album for Magna Carta…Holy Grail and Best Rap Song for “Holy Grail.”

Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis follow with seven, while Drake and Daft Punk score five nods. Bruno Mars, Lorde, and Taylor Swift pick up four apiece.

“Very surreal moment. It’s like we’re not supposed to be here, but we’re here,” said Macklemore, who was nominated in the coveted Album of the Year and Song of the Year categories.

Robin Thicke was humbled by his three nominations including Record of the Year for “Blurred Lines.” “What an incredible honor, thank you to the Grammy committee for the nomination,” he tweeted. “This is the icing on the cake for this year.”

The nominations were announced during “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!” special at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Friday.

The awards will be handed out during the live ceremony on Sunday, January 26, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

See a list of nominees below.

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Nov
29
New Music: Justin Timberlake f/ J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, & Pusha T – ‘TKO (Black Friday Remix)’

Justin Timberlake

Lights out. In honor of Black Friday, Justin Timberlake delivers a one-two punch with the remix to his Timbaland-produced single “TKO.” The pop superstar recruits hip-hop heavy-hitters J. Cole, A$AP Rocky, and Pusha T, who show out with their vicious verses.

Cole kicks things off by responding to Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” verse. “Everybody and they mama gassed/ Even my mama asked what I’ma do/ Decisions, decisions/ In case this is war then I’ll load up on all ammunition/ If a ni**a want problems my trigger’s on auto/ I’ll make sure that nobody miss ‘em,” he raps in the style of Drake’s “Versace” flow.

Pretty Flacko pops off on his verse, addressing the rumor mill and his love life, before King Push steps up to the mic. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper, who appeared on JT’s 2002 single “Like I Love You,” once again states his case for album of the year.

“All this album of the year talk/ Ni**as claimin’ they the best out/ I been hot since The Purple Tape and this Cuban’s poking my chest out,” he proclaims.

Who had the best verse? Re-up with round two below.

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Nov
24
Justin Timberlake, Rihanna Among Winners at 2013 American Music Awards

Justin Timberlake and Rihanna

Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake earned the top honors at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday.

The “Mirrors” singer took home three awards at Sunday’s show at the Nokia Theatre in downtown Los Angeles, while Swift lead the pack with four awards including Artist of the Year.

Timberlake, who performed “Drink You Away” during the telecast, won in the categories of Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist, Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist, and Favorite Soul/R&B Album.

Rihanna scored two awards including Favorite Female Soul/R&B Artist and the first-ever Icon Award, which was presented to her by Jay Z and her mother Monica Fenty.

“Right now, I can’t believe that at 25 years old, I’m holding an Icon Award,” said Rihanna, who performed “Diamonds.” “That is weird to even say out loud.”

Two-time winners Macklemore & Ryan Lewis beat out Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar in the Rap/Hip-Hop categories.

Winners were determined by online voting. See a full list below.

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Nov
24
Justin Timberlake Performs ‘Drink You Away’ at AMAs

Justin Timberlake

After winning the first award of the evening for Favorite Pop/Rock Male, Justin Timberlake performed “Drink You Away” for the first time on television at Sunday’s American Music Awards. Looking sharp in a black suit, JT strummed a guitar while singing with his band, JT & the Tennessee Kids.

“We’re JT and the Tennessee Kids and this is a song about alcohol,” said Justin while introducing his 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 single.

He later picked up the award for Favorite Soul/R&B Male Artist and shouted out Rihanna’s mother. “Can we talk about how cute Rihanna’s mom is?” he said.

See him rock the stage below.

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Nov
21
Justin Timberlake to Perform on ‘SNL’ Christmas Episode

Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake is coming to “Saturday Night Live” this Christmas. The multi-talented entertainer will be the musical guest for the second time this year.

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