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->''"[[BadassBoast Bet I'll have you naked by the end of this song...]]"''

Justin Randall Timberlake (born January 31, 1981) is an American pop artist and actor who has been working since 1996. He is a former member of the late [[TheNineties 1990s]] BoyBand Music/{{NSYNC}} and a sensation among the teenaged female demographic. He has won six Grammy Awards as well as four Emmy Awards. He got his big break when he appeared as a contestant on Star Search, and went on to star in Disney Channel's television series ''[[Series/TheMickeyMouseClub The New Mickey Mouse Club]]'' where he met future bandmate JC Chasez. (1998-present)

In 2002, he released his debut solo album, ''Justified'', which sold more than 7 million copies worldwide. The album spawned 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". He also lent his 2003 song "I'm Lovin' It" to UsefulNotes/McDonalds for their current advertisement campaign of the same name, cementing his legacy early on.

Aside from music, he has also begun an acting career, while his other ventures include record label Tennman Records, music production team The Ys, fashion label ''William Rast'', and the restaurants ''Destino'' and ''Southern Hospitality''. He has also played roles in [[{{Film}} movies]], such as ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}} Shrek the Third]]'', ''Film/FriendsWithBenefits'', and ''Film/TheSocialNetwork'', the latter of which garnered much acclaim for his portrayal of Sean "Napster" Parker. As his appearances on the Creator/{{Nickelodeon}} Kids' Choice Awards of past years have shown, music and theatrics [[{{Gasshole}} are not his only talents]], for better or worse. He has also produced a number of popular collaborations with both Andy Samberg and the full troupe of Music/TheLonelyIsland, including the viral song/video "Dick in a Box".

* ''Justified'' (2002)
* ''[=FutureSex/LoveSounds=]'' (2006)
* ''The 20/20 Experience'' (2013) [[note]]released in two parts over 2013[[/note]]
* ''Man of The Woods'' (2018)
* ''Justified: The Videos'' (2003)
* ''Live from London'' (2003)
* ''[=FutureSex=] - Loveshow'' � Live from Madison Square Garden (2007)
* ''Justified And Lovin' It'' World Tour (2002)
* ''Justified & Stripped'' American Tour (2003) (With Christina Aguilera)
* ''Futuresex - Loveshow'' world tour (2007)
* ''Legends Of The Summer'' Stadium Tour (2013)(with Jay-Z)
* ''The 20/20 Experience'' world tour (2013-2014)
!!Partial filmography
* ''Film/{{Edison}}'' (2005)
* ''Film/AlphaDog'' (2006)
* ''Film/BlackSnakeMoan'' (2006)
* ''Film/SouthlandTales'' (2006)
* ''WesternAnimation/ShrekTheThird'' (2007) (voice)
* ''Film/TheLoveGuru'' (2008)
* ''WesternAnimation/ShrekForeverAfter'' (2010) (voice - deleted scenes)
* ''Film/TheSocialNetwork'' (2010)
* ''WesternAnimation/YogiBear'' (2010) (voice)
* ''Film/BadTeacher'' (2011)
* ''Film/FriendsWithBenefits'' (2011)
* ''Film/InTime'' (2011)
* ''Film/TroubleWithTheCurve'' (2012)
* ''Devil and the Deep Blue Sea'' (2012)
* ''Film/InsideLlewynDavis'' (2013)
* ''Film/RunnerRunner'' (2013)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Trolls}}'' (2016) (voice)

!!Tropes related to Mr. Timberlake:
* BadassBoast: "Chop Me Up" and "Sexy Ladies", which are about how he can get any girl.
* {{Bowdlerization}}: He performed "Rock your Body" at the 2003 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, but obviously could not use it in wholesale form.
* BreakupBreakout: Former NSYNC-er.
* BreakUpSong: Most of ''Justified'' are these, considering what happened to his relationship with Britney.
* TheCasanova: He has hooked up with Fergie, Music/{{Beyonce}}, Music/BritneySpears, Music/JanetJackson, Alyssa Milano, Music/SpiceGirls' Emma Bunton, and Creator/CameronDiaz before dating (and marrying) Creator/JessicaBiel.
* TheCastShowOff: His character in ''Film/FriendsWithBenefits'' and ''Film/BadTeacher'' have moments of this due to his music career.
* DarkerAndEdgier: The second half of ''The 20/20 Experience'' seems to be about the darker side of life, song titles and music video wise. "TKO" and "Take Back The Night" are darker then the first half. ''Justified'' is darker than his work with *NSYNC as well, due to the above CreatorBreakdown.
* DreamTeam: Timbaland produced most of his albums, and he's had more than a few duets, most notably with {{Music/Beyonce}} on "Till The End of Time" and {{Music/TI}} on "My Love".
* DrugsAreBad: ''Losing My Way''.
* EpicInstrumentalOpener: The first 33 seconds of "Pusher Love Girl".
* EpicRocking:
** A majority of ''[=FutureSex=]/[=LoveSounds=]'' is 5-7 minutes, attributed partially to some tracks consisting of a song and an interlude or prelude being directly attached to each other.
** The entirety of ''The 20/20 Experience'', with the sole exception of "That Girl".
* EroticEating: In "Carry Out", which consists solely of fast food related innuendos.
* {{Gasshole}}: Won "Best Burp" at the 2003 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
* HallOfMirrors: Aptly used to great effect in the second half of the "Mirrors" music video.
* IdenticalGrandson: In this ''Series/SaturdayNightLive'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9N9kMD7qCk&t=17s sketch,]] Timberlake plays his great-great-grandfather, Cornelius Timberlake, who is immigrating to America, and describes all the things he hopes his great-great-grandson will accomplish. This includes boasting about being TheCasanova, a TakeThat to Music/BritneySpears (again), and SelfDeprecation about his [[LarynxDissonance falsetto singing voice]], constant guest appearances on ''SNL'', and the song “Sexy Back.”
-->'''Timberlake''': I actually dream of a day when my great-great-grandson will bring [[TitleDrop sexy back]].
-->'''Bobby Moynihan''': Bring sexy back? What does that mean?
-->'''Timberlake''': It'll be gone, and he’ll bring it back.
-->'''Will Forte''': Where did it go?
-->'''Timberlake''': [[MST3KMantra Just trust me, people will be on board!]]
* ImportantHaircut: Justin ditched the bleached blond curls[[note]]often unfavourably compared to Ramen noodles[[/note]] after leaving Music/{{NSYNC}} and has generally sported much more stylish and mature cuts since.
* IntercourseWithYou: "Sexyback", "Lovestoned", "Chop Me Up", "Damn Girl", "Take Me How", "Like I Love You", "Rock Your Body", "Futuresex/Lovesound", "Signs", "Ayo Technology", "Dick in a Box", "4 Minutes", "Love Sex Magic", "Carry Out", "The Golden Rule", "Strawberry Bubblegum", "Take Back the Night", "Dress On", and possibly "Suit and Tie".
* LampshadeHanging: "Sexy Ladies" is a general lampshade to his immense attractiveness, and his TheCasanova-like luck with ladies. (And his luck with groupies also, while romancing Music/BritneySpears...allegedly)
* LighterAndSofter: ''[=FutureSex/LoveSounds=]'' was arguably lighter on the break up tunes of ''Justified''.
* LyricalDissonance:
** "Can't Stop the Feeling" is an upbeat song...including lyrics about what one can only assume is a stalker, mentioning creeping up on one and things that shouldn't be done.
%%**"Mirrors" is one example.
* MrFanservice: He was a lot of young women's first crush and his first and second albums were aiming to be sexy.
* NewSoundAlbum: ''Justified'' was R&B[=/=]Pop, ''[=FutureSex/LoveSounds=]'' was Dance[=/=]Electric[=/=]Pop, and ''The 20/20 Experience'' is Pop[=/=]Neo-Soul
* ObligatoryBondageSong: "Sexyback".
* ThePerfectionist: While discussing the process of making ''The 20/20 Experience'', he said he was the one person who wanted to redo every song, a thousand times, to make sure it's the perfect comeback album. Allegedly, he did his research regarding his appearance in Music/EltonJohn's video for "This Train Don't Stop Here Anymore". At least, that's how Sir Elton explained how spot-on Timberlake was in his role as Elton John. While at a Memphis Soul workshop at the White House, he revealed that while in NSYNC, after every performance he would watch videos of his performance in order to improve.
* PissTakeRap: Utterly, utterly averted, he is actually pretty damn good at it, [[http://www.hulu.com/watch/181884/late-night-with-jimmy-fallon-a-history-of-rap-jimmy-fallon-justin-timberlake-and-the-roots check it out]] .
** "Chop Me Up" is also a valid proof of his talent at rapping.
* RealSongThemeTune: "Rock Your Body (Instrumental)" for the 2003 Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
** He specifically wrote "I'm Lovin' It" for [=McDonald's=].
* RedBaron: Justin's HeterosexualLifePartner Jimmy Fallon attempted this on Justin's behalf at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and referred to him as "The President Of Pop." It didn't quite catch on.
* SelfBackingVocalist: Used quite a lot on studio albums, alongside backing vocalists.
* SharpDressedMan: "Suit & Tie" exemplifies this, though Justin has been prominently wearing sharp suits since at least 2005.
* SillyLoveSongs: "Until the End of Time", "My Love", "Like I Love You", "Take It from Here" and "Mirrors".
* SmokingIsCool: In the music video for "Suit & Tie", Justin smokes a Cuban cigar in slow motion, in black and white, while in a sharp suit, as Jay-Z is rapping.
* StealthPun: "Carry Out" is IntercourseWithYou with fast-food metaphors. Y'know, [[spoiler:eating out.]]
* SubduedSection: "Another Song" as the last track off "Futuresexlovesound", and his habitual breakdowns in his songs such as "Lovestoned", "Mirrors", "Tunnel Vision" and "What Goes Around Comes Around".
* TakeThat: Did his fair share at Music/BritneySpears. "Cry Me A River", "Last Night", "Worthy Of", and a few choice words in a few interviews.
** "What Goes Around...Comes Around" is allegedly about Elisha Cuthbert, who had been in a long-term relationship with his best friend.
** Music/JanetJackson and Music/{{Prince}} also got a TakeThat in his song he did for Timbaland's first Shock Value album. (Give It to Me)
* TookALevelInBadAss: After starting his solo career.
* AWildRapperAppears: Jay-Z in "Suit and Tie".
* YourCheatingHeart: "Cry Me A River" and the majority of the ''Justified'' album.
* {{Workaholic}}: Has been touring non-stop for two years (2012-2013) and extended his tour to the end of 2014 with only just a month or two off in between.