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".
His critically acclaimed second album, Future Sex/Love Sounds (2006), characterized by its wide range of musical influences, debuted atop the US Billboard 200 and produced the Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles "Sexy Back", "My Love", and "What Goes Around... With his first two albums exceeding sales of 10 million copies worldwide, he was established as one of the most commercially successful singers of the decade.
He also has collaborated with other artists, including "Give It to Me" (with Timbaland) and "4 Minutes" (with Madonna).
From 2008 through 2012, Timberlake focused on his acting career, effectively putting his music career on hiatus; he held starring roles in the films The Social Network, Bad Teacher, In Time, and Friends with Benefits.
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 with the song structures of 1960s and 1970s rock.
His other ventures include record label Tennman Records, fashion label William Rast, and the restaurants Destino and Southern Hospitality.
He has two half-brothers, Jonathan (born September 12, 1993) and Stephen (born August 14, 1998), from Charles' second marriage to Lisa Perry.
His half-sister Laura Katherine died shortly after birth on May 12, 1997, and is mentioned in his acknowledgments in the album NSYNC as "My Angel in Heaven".
is an American singer, songwriter, actor and record producer.
Born and raised near Memphis, Tennessee, he appeared on the television shows Star Search and The All-New Mickey Mouse Club as a child.