Justin Timberlake announces one-night-only hometown show in Memphis

Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake

The pop machine is getting a boost from Justin Timberlake. Days after deleting his Instagram account and thrilling fans with the prospect of a new chapter in his music career, the singer announced details for a one-night-only homecoming performance in Memphis on January 19 at the 2,300-seat Orpheum Theater. In an Instagram post about the performance, Timberlake wrote, “Going home,” beside a photo of a billboard with the show’s details.

The subsequent slide showcased a preteen JT in a nostalgic film, stating, “This is my hometown—this is Memphis, Tennessee, along the Mississippi River.” Along with what appeared to be an itinerary (all the other items were redacted), the slideshow had a note on “travel to Memphis, Jan. 19—Orpheum” in it.

The final slide featured an audio file of a mid-tempo, organ-driven song fragment that ends just before the singer is about to begin vocals.

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Speculation that Timberlake would soon reveal the highly anticipated follow-up to his enigmatic 2018 Man of the Woods album intensified on Monday when fans noticed that he had deleted all of the posts on Instagram save for his profile picture, which showed his eyes peering back through a car’s rearview mirror. The only thing on JT’s Instagram right now is the announcement of the show.

Lately, many pop stars like Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa have been clearing their social media before announcing new albums or projects. Fans of Justin Timberlake, also known as JT, are discussing a possible JT6 album. Although he hasn’t officially announced new music, in April 2023, his longtime collaborator Timbaland hinted at a fun album that will make you bob your head. After some time away, Timberlake reunited with his *NSYNC bandmates for a song last fall and joined forces with BTS member Jung Kook on a remix in November. Exciting times may be ahead for JT fans.

Timberlake capped off his busy 2023 with a surprise concert at the opening of the Fontainebleau in Las Vegas on December 13, his second performance since he made headlines in the wake of the release of ex-girlfriend Britney Spears’ ‘Tale’ in October. Was in. All Memoirs, The Woman in Me. Timberlake appeared to address Spears before performing “Cry Me a River,”  which the singer says in the book “Baby One More Time,”  although JT performed “Ammunition” in the 2003 track’s iconic music video. Was used as. “No disrespect,” Timberlake told the crowd before jumping into the song.

Cry Me a River, inspired by Timberlake’s divorce with Spears, was released as the second single from JT’s debut solo album, Justified. The video portrays JT bursting into his ex-girlfriend’s home and a Britney look-alike portraying his former flame.

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