Justin Timberlake 'Summer Love' is the #1 Song at Radio in the U.S.
First Artist in Nielsen Top 40 History to Chart Four #1 Hits From One Album
Global Roll Out of 'LoveStoned/I Think She Knows' Video Kicks off June 13
Good Charlotte Announced as Opening Act for 2nd U.S. Leg
Jive Records' recording artist Justin Timberlake returns to familiar territory with "Summer Love" the #1 song in the U.S. radio charts. The multi-Grammy winning artist/musician continues to break chart records with his fourth consecutive #1 hit from his critically lauded sophomore effort FutureSex/LoveSounds.
"Summer Love" is Timberlake's fourth #1 song at Top 40 Radio in the U.S. where he has become the first male artist in the 14-year history of the Nielsen BDS CHR/Top 40 to garner four straight Top 40 #1 hits from a single album. According to Radio & Records, a top music industry trade publication, "Timberlake also becomes the first male lead artist with four straight No. 1s ... [And] He also ties the mark for most No. 1s this decade with five ... ." "Summer Love" follows in the footsteps of his worldwide hits "My Love" featuring T.I., "Sexyback" featuring Timbaland and "What Goes Around ... Comes Around."
In keeping with the worldwide demand for Justin Timberlake, the video for "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows" begins its international launch on June 13th at 12:01 AM EST. The video with a special introduction by Justin will kick-off on Yahoo! and they will have exclusive on-line rights in the U.S. and select international markets. The following week MTV will join in and air the video as a TRL 1st Look on June 18th. "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows" was directed by Robert Hales, who has gained acclaim for directing videos for Gnarls Barkley and Jet, and the digital effects were produced by utilizing a never- before used program to develop the cutting-edge look of the graphics in the video.
Currently, his FutureSex/LoveShow is touring overseas and is receiving rave reviews from critics and fans alike. The 2nd leg of the eagerly awaited FutureSex/LoveShow U.S. tour will kick off August, 6th in Memphis, TN at the FedExForum and will feature Billboard chart toppers and multi-platinum rockers Good Charlotte, who are also coming off a highly successful world tour, as the opening act for the whole 2nd leg of the U.S. tour. Good Charlotte released their fourth studio album Good Morning Revival -- which debuted at #7 on Billboard's Top 200 chart earlier this year and features their singles "The River" and "Dance Floor Anthem -- I Don't Wanna Be in Love."
FutureSex/LoveSounds, co-written and co-produced by Justin Timberlake, debuted at #1 on the Billboard charts and broke all digital album sales records. To date it has sold over six million copies worldwide. In coming weeks his FutureSex/LoveShow tour will end its European leg July 10th in London, England at the The O2; and on August 16th, during the 2nd leg of his FutureSex/LoveShow, Justin will headline his first solo HBO concert event at Madison Square Garden, airing September 3rd at 9:00 PM (ET/PT).
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