Please click here if you are not redirected within a few seconds. What does this song mean to you? Can You Guess The Song By The Emojis? And I knew the day I met you you’d be the one, oh! Song Discussions is protected by U. To find longevity as an artist, one must have growth, and no one is a better example than Justin Timberlake. On Justified, he was a bad boy.
He continues to reinvent himself while still breaking new ground in mainstream pop music working with his beat partner in crime Timbaland. Justin also shared a photo in the studio with Pharrell Williams, instantly transporting fans’ minds back to his strong 2002 solo debut album Justified, mainly produced by The Neptunes. Working with both legendary producers, one can only imagine what heat the trio are cooking up in the lab for JT’s upcoming Man in the Woods project. February, and also prepping for a highly anticipated Super Bowl halftime performance comeback since the controversial Janet Jackson boob flash back in 2004. To get ready for the year of Justin Timberlake, lets take a look back at JT’s 20 best songs of all time. JT sings about meeting that one special girl that takes your breath away over an impressive, drum-heavy beat. The song serves as a metaphor based on his love for his lovely wife Jessica Biel. It may be billed as an N’SYNC song, but it was our first glimpse at JT as a solo artist. He wrote the song himself, which was initially intended for Michael Jackson, and took the lead singing about dealing with a nasty break up. The boy band delivered a hit out of the ordinary.
No pop hooks or choreographed dance moves, but a stripped-down beat with only a string section and percussion that put their singing ability to the forefront. Produced by The Neptunes, written by Pusha T, sung by Justin Timberlake, is a big three we need more of. The advertising blitz marked, surprisingly, the first time the venerable fast-food company had ever used a single message and set of commercials worldwide at the same time. Timberlake, might have grown more famous than Timberlake’s whole resume of hits. First worked on as a demo, Michael Jackson co-produced the song during a 1983 recording session with Anka. It was later revamped and added to his 2014 Xscape album. The new version of the song was co-produced by Timbaland and J-Roc and given a revision as a disco-pop sounding track with JT and Michael going back and forth on a duet we didn’t know we needed. Justin’s best songs, but it’s undoubtedly one of the most successful and important singles in his catalog. It was a sleek dance number featuring JAY-Z, one of the biggest rappers ever. The single went platinum with ease and made people fall back in love with JT’s music all over again regardless.
Produced by Pharrell and Chad Hugo’s The Neptunes, the single is one of the first times N’SYNC dipped their toes into hip-hop waters and delivered. It was the group’s last song that entered the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100, being their sixth top ten hit overall. JT has said that this is one of his favorite songs from their collaboration, and we couldn’t agree more. The song is about a girl that ended things with him, even though he was willing to do anything for her. Justin and Beyoncé’s chemistry from start of finish is contagious as they go back and forth exchanging high notes and putting their singing ability on full display. Beyoncé is always going to Beyoncé, but Justin holds his own. This serves as the pairs first collaboration, and certainly not the last. If this isn’t number one track on your sex playlist there’s something wrong with you. A hidden gem in Justin’s catalog, finds him yet again delivering another radio hit on a Neptunes-produced track.
By 2005, the chemistry between Snoop Dogg, Timberlake, Pharrell and Chad had hit a high point. The song is exactly that, a mash up of rap, soul, and pop, which all four artists excel at. Janet Jackson incident at the Super Bowl. 30 times in the span of eight minutes would be this pleasant? The track is musically rich and rewarding paired with silly, but irresistible lyrics. Slap on a hard hitting boom clap beat from a mix of keyboards, drums, guitars, pianos, and handclaps created by Timbaland, and you got yourself a perfect summer anthem. In the Grammy Award winning single, Justin opens up about betrayal, forgiveness and most of all consequences in one of his more darker songs to date. Justin puts his heart on his sleeve, but featuring an uptempo beat filled with Turkish string ornamentations, he maintains a smooth and melodic sound throughout as he reminds us all that karma is a bitch.