Justin Timberlake

The former N’Sync singer successfully transitioned from boy band member to solo artist, acclaimed actor, and successful entrepreneur.

About the artist

From: Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Debut: ’Justified’ (2002)

Big Break: Scoring a string of smashes as one-fifth of N’Sync.

Biggest Hit: ’SexyBack’ (2006)

Cool Collab: He’s worked with plenty other artists, but who can forget J.T.’s team-up with Andy Samberg’s Lonely Island on the 2006 Grammy-winning ‘D**k in a Box’?

Awesome Accolade: He’s won 9 Grammy Awards and 5 Emmy Awards.

EMA Nominations: Best Song/Best New Act 2003, Best Male 2004, Best Song 2005, Video Star/Ultimate Urban/Best Solo/Best Headliner 2007, Video Star/Best US Act/Best Look/Best Video/Best Male 2013

EMA Wins: Best Album/Best Pop/Best Male 2003, Best Male/Best Pop 2006

EMA Performances: ‘Where Is The Love’ with Black Eye Peas (2003), ‘Sexyback’/’MyLove’/’LoveStoned’ (2006)

EMA Appearances: Host 2006

Fun Fact: As a kid, J.T. appeared on ‘The New Mickey Mouse Club’ with fellow future superstars Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera and N’Sync bandmate JC Chasez.

Why We Love Him: It’s rare for an artist to transition from boy band member to respected solo artist … or from musical artist to respected actor … but Justin has done both!