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Justin Timberlake's musical comeback

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It's been nearly seven years since Justin Timberlake brought the SexyBack, but the former Mouseketeer and boy band alum has been making the rounds and lining up a few major gigs next month to launch his long-awaited new album.

Having spent time on his fashion label, growing acting career and love life for the past few years, Timberlake is returning to music with The 20/20 Experience, his third solo album dropping on March 19.

He offered an uberstylish (Tom Ford!) taste of his upcoming release earlier this month when he unveiled its retro-flavoured debut track Suit and Tie. Timberlake was then announced as one of the performers set to take the stage as part of this weekend's Super Bowl festivities. (At a private Saturday event, not Sunday's mainstage, of course. Don't forget we have J.T. — in part — to thank for the term "wardrobe malfunction.")

On Wednesday, Grammy organizers also announced that Timberlake will join the already starry list of performers set to grace the glitzy Grammy stage on Feb. 10.

While his threads have been fly, his lady a looker and his acting roles ...admirable, I'd much rather hear from Timberlake, the singer-songwriter (he could also be considered for Saturday Night Live Hall of Fame status for his brilliant, albeit sometimes naughty, appearances).

J.T. was the funkiest part of N'Sync and his solo music has undeniably been danceable fun. Fingers crossed for his musical comeback.

Justin TimberlakeJustin Timberlake, seen at the SAG Awards on January 27, has been making the rounds to promote his upcoming new album, his first in nearly seven years. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

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