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.

'N Sync book soon in print

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Not only is former 'N Sync member Lance Bass "out," soon his tell-all book "Out of Sync" will be out on bookstore shelves across the United States.

Mims remains Billboard 100's No. 1

NEW YORK, March 8 (UPI) -- Rapper Mims' "This Is Why I'm Hot" remained No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the second straight week.

Timberlake album gets third No. 1 single

NEW YORK, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Justin Timberlake scored hit number three from "FutureSex/LoveSounds" as "What Goes Around, Comes Around" rose from No. 8 to No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100.

Diaz gets damages, apology from tabloid

LONDON, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Actress Cameron Diaz accepted a libel award from a U.S. tabloid over a false claim that she had an affair with a married man, her London attorney said.

Arctic Monkeys, Killers top Brit Awards

LONDON, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- The Arctic Monkeys got a warm reception at the 2007 Brit Awards ceremony in London, claiming trophies for best British group and best British album.

Singer good for Grammys, but not 'Idol'

HOLLYWOOD, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Robyn Troup, a Houston singer, was good enough to perform with Justin Timberlake during the Grammys but not for "American Idol," where she was eliminated. Troup, 19, made it through the first round in Hollywood but was sent packing during the group perfor

Fall Out Boy debuts on top of album chart

NEW YORK, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Fall Out Boy, its single rooted at No. 2 on Billboard's Hot 100, scored its first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart with the "Infinity on High" debut. The album sold 260,000 copies in its first week, according to Nielsen SoundScan. Norah Jones' "Not

Houston teen sings with Timberlake, T.I.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Houston native Robyn Troup was the "My Grammy Moment" winner who performed with Justin Timberlake during the 49th Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday.

Britney's ex-loves meet in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Avalon nightclub played host to a strange reunion when Britney Spears' ex-loves, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Federline, bumped into each other.
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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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