Justin Randall Timberlake was born on January 31, 1981 in Memphis, Tennessee. Justin showed the talent of singing and dancing early in childhood. At 11, he participated in the program Star Search. Then he sang some songs in country style as Justin Randall. After this, he was invited in the popular Disney's Mickey Mouse club TV show.
About Justin Timberlake
Boy Band “N’SYNC”
At 14, Timberlake becomes a participant in a teenage boy band. There were five boys: Timberlake, Chavez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, and Lance Bass. Timberlake's mother offered the name “N’SYNC” (an acronym).
In 1997, they kicked off their debut disk named after the group. Since 1998, a massive promotion of “N'SYNC” on Disney channel begins. Heavy rotation of N'SYNC songs draws attention of audience to the group of teenagers that affects the album in the US charts.
Timberlake was recognized as the most outstanding part of “N’SYNC”. In 1999, Teen People Magazine places him in a list of the most attractive 21-years-old stars.
In 2002, Timberlake set recording his first solo disk. The young artist decided to continue working with Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo, who worked on a few songs from the latest disk of “N’SYNC, including the single “Girlfriend”, successfully.
In 2003, Justin had “Justified -Stripped tour” across the United States with Christina Aguilera.
In 2003, at MTV Video Music Awards, Timberlake was awarded just three awards. In the same year at Scotland MTV Europe Music Awards Timberlake received 3 awards.
In 2003, Timberlake participates in the recording of “Elephunk” album of the rap group “Black Eyed Peas”. The song “Where Is The Love” was nominated for the Grammy Award as the "Best Rap collaboration".
In 2004 “Justified” is awarded the Grammy and “Cry Me A River” track brought Justin the title of the best pop artist. The album became triple platinum.