Justin Timberlake is an American artist and singer. He is among the best-selling artists, receiving many accolades and fan admiration from across the world.
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Justin Timberlake started his career as a child. He appeared on Star Search and the Mickey Mouse Club, where Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera also started.
In the ’90s, he joined the popular boy band NSYNC. He was one of the main two vocalists. The band was one of the best-selling boy bands of the time, defining the 90’s for many fans.
His first album as a solo artist came out in 2002. It was titled Justified and produced Cry Me a River and Rock Your Body, both popular singles.
His second album was FutureSex/LoveSounds that came out in 2006 at number 1 on the U.S. Billboard. It featured singles like SexyBack and What Goes Around… Comes Around.
After the massive success, he reached with these two albums, Timberlake put his music career on hold and tried his hand at acting to significant achievements as well.
He starred in several high-profile movies, such as The Social Network, Bad Teacher, Friends with Benefits, and In Time. In 2021, he starred in the movie Palmer.
His third and fourth albums came out in 2013, titled The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, with singles like Suit & Tie and Mirrors. He also released the number 1 single Can’t Stop the Feeling!, part of the movie Trolls, where Timberlake also had a role.
Justin Timberlake has been praised for his musical, dancing, and acting ability.
Justin Timberlake has sold over 88 million records.
He has received 10 Grammy Awards, 4 Emmy Awards, 3 Brit Awards, 9 Billboard Music Awards, the Contemporary Icon Award, and the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.
Timberlake is one of the best, if not the best, performing male solo artists in terms of sales and achievements.
He was the youngest member of NSYNC.
Justin Timberlake has been nicknamed the Prince of Pop and the President of Pop by critics and journalists.
In 2018, the artist launched his book Hindsight & All the Things I Can’t See In Front of Me.
Justin Timberlake has spoken in support of Britney Spears in regards to the #FreeBritney movement.
Justin Timberlake has had a long career in the industry and has influenced artists like Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Olly Murs, the Jonas brothers, Ed Sheeran, Jason Derulo, Maluma, and more. In addition, he has been a role model to many aspiring male and female artists thanks to his success balancing his acting and musical aspirations and advancing from his NSYNC beginnings to a truly solid solo career.
He was involved in controversy due to an incident at the half-time show of the Superbowl.
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