More Justin Timberlake Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Black Snake Moan)Two-time Grammy Award winner, Justin Timberlake, who came to prominence as a member of the pop phenomenon N'SYNC, has transitioned into acting with four films to be released in 2007.
NSYNC continues to hold the record for first and second highest sales week in Sound Scan history. Timberlake wrote many of the songs on the group's albums. The band formed in 1996 and went on hiatus in 2002. Timberlake launched his solo career and performed his debut single Like I Love You at the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards. He released his debut solo album Justified in November, which sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. His newest solo album, Future/Sex Love Sounds, sold 4 million copies, broke all digital album sales records and hit #1 on the billboard charts.
Timberlake can be seen in the upcoming crime drama ALPHA DOG co-starring Emile Hirsh, Bruce Willis and Sharon Stone and SOUTHLAND TALES. He joins Mike Meyers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy in the vocal cast of DreamWorks' third installment of the Oscar winning SHREK as the voice of Artie, the young King Arthur.
In addition to being a successful singer, songwriter, producer and actor, Timberlake was recognized for his philanthropic efforts when he was asked to speak at Hillary Clinton's Youth Philanthropy Conference at the White House. He founded The Justin Timberlake Foundation, which supports music education and the arts in public schools and also lends assistance to many musical causes.
Timberlake is equally committed to conservation and environmental causes. His foundation is currently working with The Jane Goodall Institute.
Bio courtesy Paramount Vantage for "Black Snake Moan" (04-Mar-2007)
Biography #3Justin Timberlake is an American singer who came to fame as front vocalist for the pop band N*Sync. His career started after a stint on the American television talent show Star Search when he was a cast member on the 1980s version of the Mickey Mouse Club variety show. He was born in Memphis, Tennessee.
Timberlake later gained attention for his relationship with Britney Spears. The two dated for five years. Britney Spears publicly declared her virginity early in her career, but after the couple split Justin revealed that this was no longer true. Britney has been quoted as saying, I thought he was the one. Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake's break up attracted a lot of attention for the two. The Justin Timberlake video Cry Me a River depicted Justin destroying a mansion and making a sex video with a dark haired woman, before a Britney look-alike returns to find the tape playing. Allegedly the pair broke up after Britney cheated on Justin with Wade Robson, a choreographer.
In 2002, Timberlake released his first solo album, Justified, to widespread critical acclaim and impressive sales. The album reached #2 on the US Billboard chart.
During the halftime show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, Timberlake performed a song and dance routine with Janet Jackson to an audience of over 100 million people. During this live performance, he bared her breast in what he called a wardrobe malfunction. CBS, the NFL, and MTV, which produced the halftime show, disclaimed all responsibility under a hailstorm of controversy. The FCC announced an investigation.
In 2004 Justin Timberlake is now seeing Cameron Diaz. His also filming his first movie role in Thriller Edison.
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