It’s been, oh, almost seven years since Justin Timberlake released FutureSex/LoveSounds. In the meantime, he’s tried pretty hard to be an actor instead of a singer, although he did sing a fake Bon Iver song on SNL earlier last year. But it appears that those dormant vocal cords will be busting out soon enough, as there are rumblings around the internet that Timberlake is planning to release a new album this year.
Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that a cryptic tweet posted by the singer-actor late on Wednesday night — which simply read: “Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 9:01 am PST…” — signifies the announcement and possibly instant arrival of new music.
And not just a song, but a full album produced by longtime collaborator Timbaland. Timberlake, who some might call the original Justin, is believed to have around 20 new tracks recorded.
Another source has confirmed with Billboard that the rumored album will be released “more sooner than later.”
Well, it’s almost 9 AM on the West Coast, so keep your fingers crossed that this is good news and not, like, Timberlake’s promise to drop a vlog with his Oscar nominations recap.
Thursday, January 10th, 2013 at 9:01 am PST…
— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) January 10, 2013
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