T-Pain sits atop Billboard Hot 100

NEW YORK, May 17 (UPI) -- T-Pain's "Buy U a Drink (Shawty Snappin')," hanging in the top tier for 12 weeks, climbed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart of U.S. singles sales.

'Makes Me Wonder' still a wonder at No. 1

NEW YORK, May 10 (UPI) -- Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder," which blew into the No. 1 slot last week, remained atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart of U.S. singles sales.

Diaz, Timberlake together again, briefly

HOLLYWOOD, May 7 (UPI) -- They split after four years together, but Cameron Diaz and Justin Timberlake reunited for the Hollywood premiere of "Shrek the Third" in Los Angeles Sunday. Hello Magazine reports during a cast photo call, Diaz and Timberlake exchanged a hug and a kiss.

HBO and Justin Timberlake sign deal

NEW YORK, May 4 (UPI) -- The Home Box Office network and Justin Timberlake have struck a deal to feature the superstar singer in a concert special in New York later this summer.

'Makes Me Wonder' climbs to top of Hot 100

NEW YORK, May 3 (UPI) -- Maroon 5's "Makes Me Wonder" leaped a record 63 spots to reach the Billboard Hot 100's top spot for single sales in the United States. Last week's Hot 100 leader, "Girlfriend" by Avril Lavigne, dropped to No. 2.

Timberlake composes for others to recharge

LOS ANGELES, May 1 (UPI) -- Pop music star Justin Timberlake says he's content to share the mike or be the muse for other singers in a variety of genre for the time being. "I've had a good share of the spotlight for a while. I don't feel like I need too much of it right now," Timber

'Damn,' Avril tops 2 charts, 'Girlfriend'

NEW YORK, April 26 (UPI) -- Avril Lavigne claimed top spots on both Billboard charts, as "Girlfriend" led the Hot 100 and its album "The Best Damn Thing" was Billboard 200's frontrunner.

Bon Jovi's concert at O2 sells out fast

LONDON, April 21 (UPI) -- Tickets for U.S. rockers Bon Jovi, the first act to play London's new O2 arena, sold out in less than 30 minutes, organizers say.

Timbaland and friends atop Billboard 100

NEW YORK, April 19 (UPI) -- Timbaland's "Give It to Me" with Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake was atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart of U.S. singles for the second straight week.

Timbaland's 'Give It To Me' No. 1 single

NEW YORK, April 12 (UPI) -- Timbaland's "Give It to Me," featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, zoomed from No. 42 to No. 1 on America's Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. The explosive move after nine weeks on the chart was attributed to sales of 248,000 digital downloads, Bi

Nickelodeon Choice draws monster numbers

LOS ANGELES, April 2 (UPI) -- Six million-plus viewers watched Nickelodeon's 20th annual Kids' Choice Awards in Los Angeles and nearly 41 million votes were cast.

Move to honor Timberlake just another bill

NASHVILLE, March 22 (UPI) -- Tennessee lawmakers may wish Justin Timberlake well in his musical career, but some say they're a bit leery about honoring him and his "SexyBack" officially.

Bid on a dream with your loyalty credits

LOS ANGELES, March 20 (UPI) -- Some U.S. hotels and airlines are letting customers use their loyalty credits in online auctions, and the goods can be more exciting than an upgrade.

Johansson, Allen have a professional thing

NEW YORK, March 20 (UPI) -- Actress Scarlett Johansson and fabled U.S. actor-director Woody Allen have a mutual adoration society, the actress said in the April issue of Vogue.

Fergie looking 'Glamorous' at No. 1

NEW YORK, March 15 (UPI) -- Fergie climbed to No. 1 on The Billboard Hot 100 with "Glamorous," featuring Ludacris, which jumped from No. 8 to the top spot. Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" slipped to No. 2 after a two-week reign atop the singles chart.
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Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake arrives for the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala in New York on May 4, 2009. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American pop musician and actor. He achieved early fame when he appeared as a contestant on Star Search, and went on to star in the Disney Channel television series The New Mickey Mouse Club, where he met future bandmate JC Chasez. Timberlake became famous in the late 1990s as the lead singer of the boy band 'N Sync, whose launch was financed by Lou Pearlman.

In 2002, he released his debut solo album, Justified, which sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. The album was a commercial success, spawning the hits "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body". Timberlake continued his success with his second solo album, FutureSex/LoveSounds (2006), debuting at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, and produced the US number-one hit singles "SexyBack", "My Love", and "What Goes Around... Comes Around".

Timberlake has won six Grammy Awards and four Emmy Awards. His first two albums made him one of the most commercially successful singers in the world, each selling in excess of 7 million copies. He also has an acting career, having starred in films such as The Social Network, Bad Teacher and Friends with Benefits. His other ventures include record label Tennman Records, fashion label William Rast, and the restaurants Destino and Southern Hospitality.

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