In the late 1990s, Timberlake rose to prominence as one of the two lead vocalists and youngest member of NSYNC, which eventually became one of the best-selling boy bands of all time.
Timberlake began to adopt a more mature image as an artist with the release of his debut solo album, the R&B-focused Justified (2002), which yielded the successful singles "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body", and earned his first two Grammy Awards.
In 1998, the group rose to prominence in the United States with the release of their self-titled debut studio album, which sold 11 million copies and included the hit single "Tearin' Up My Heart".
Their second album No Strings Attached (2000) sold 2.4 million copies in the first week, and included a No. NSYNC's third album Celebrity (2001) was also financially successful.
Often cited as a pop icon, Timberlake is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including ten Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Brit Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards.
According to Billboard in 2017, he is the best performing male soloist in the history of the Mainstream Top 40.
Another rumored, never confirmed conquest of Rihanna? The two were seen together at the 2014 amf AR LA Inspiration Gala honoring Tom Ford, where they both attended as a guest of the designer.
Born and raised in Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.He held starring roles in the films The Social Network, Bad Teacher, Friends with Benefits, and In Time.Timberlake resumed his music career in 2013 with his third and fourth albums The 20/20 Experience and The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2, exploring neo soul styles, partly inspired by the expansive song structures of 1960s and 1970s rock.The former became the best-selling album of the year in the US with the largest sales week, and spawned the top-three singles "Suit & Tie" and "Mirrors", while the latter produced the top-ten song "Not a Bad Thing".For his live performances, including the eponymous concert tour for the albums, he began performing with his band The Tennessee Kids, composed by instrumentalists and dancers.Man of the Woods concluded 2018 as the sixth best-selling album of the year.