Justin Timberlake Tells Frustrated Fan That New Music is 'On The Way'
Aside from "how do you never age?" and "why are you so good at everything?" one of the most frequent questions Justin Timberlake gets is "when will you release a new album?" After making fans wait nearly seven years for his dual 20/20 Experience two-fer, JT has taken another three years off from the studio and fans are, well, getting a bit impatient.
Sure, he almost won an Oscar for "Can't Stop the Feeling" and opened the show with a killer performance. But where's the new album, JT? Thanks to a persistent fan from Georgia now we know. It all started when Justin tweeted his love for the new Calvin Harris, Migos, Frank Ocean track "Slide," on Wednesday (March 8).
That Calvin Harris/Frank Ocean/Migos tho........ ------— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) March 9, 2017
The gesture did not go unnoticed.
Thank you JT !! https://t.co/tNzntZvP1d— Calvin Harris (@CalvinHarris) March 9, 2017
And while he was at it, he noted that Ocean's Blonde was the "real" album of the year.
While I'm at it... Frank Ocean had the REAL Album Of The Year with BLONDE.#NotFakeNews— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) March 9, 2017
That's when things got interesting. Fan James Ferris tweeted back, "while I'M AT IT, i'm gonna need an album soon because i'm getting tired of letting the 20/20 Experience play. I need some new JT!!"
At which point Justin said the three words everyone has been waiting almost four years to hear: "On the way."
On the way... https://t.co/FO8FYf2nS8— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) March 9, 2017
A spokesperson for Timberlake's label could not be reached for comment on when we might hear new music, but, hey, it's a start.