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10 Most Memorable Justin Timberlake Moments

March 23rd, 2013 10:20am EDT

Justin Timberlake - SNL Justin Timberlake has transitioned seamlessly from boy band pop-star to multi-talented actor and solo artist. His career has left us with a slew of unforgettable moments to enjoy. Here are ten of the best.
10. The Record-Setting Release of "No Strings Attached"
The release of 'N Sync's second album, "No Strings Attached," in 2000 set a record-selling 2.4 million copies. The "Bye, Bye, Bye" video became the longest-running clip on MTV's TRL.

9. Beat Boxing to Michael Jackson's Dance Moves
In the finale to 'N Sync's performance of "Pop," Michael Jackson took the stage at the 2001 VMAs. Timberlake then beat boxed on the mic while Jackson performed his signature dance moves.
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8. Appearing in 2001's Star-Studded Super Bowl Halftime Show
Timberlake made his Super Bowl début in 2001. The show opened with "Bye, Bye, Bye" and featured alternating songs by 'N Sync and Aerosmith. The "Walk This Way" finale brought both groups together along with Britney Spears, Mary J. Blige, and Nelly.
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7. Slamming Britney in the "Cry Me a River" Music Video
Though Justin refused to speak openly about his breakup with Britney Spears, there were unmistakable references to her in his 2002 solo music video, "Cry Me a River." The video features an uncanny Spears lookalike.
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6. The 2004 Super Bowl Halftime Wardrobe Malfunction
Justin returned to the Super Bowl halftime show in 2004. In the shocking finale, Timberlake tears a piece from Janet Jackson's top, showing her pierced right breast to approximately 143 million viewers. At direct2tv.com's "2013 Super Saturday Night," Timberlake was on his best behavior preforming for the first time in 4 years.
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5. The "D**k in a Box" Skit on SNL
SNL has given Justin multiple chances to flex his comedic muscles. In 2007, Timberlake and Andy Samberg made the unforgettable "D**k in a Box" music video that became an all-time SNL classic and spawned several future music video sketches with the pair.
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4. Timberlake's "Single Ladies" Music Video
In a 2008 episode of SNL, Timberlake made a surprise appearance in a spoof on Beyonce's "Single Ladies" music video. He donned heels and a leotard to do the song's choreography as a back-up dancer.
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3. Appearing in "The Social Network"
The 2010 film, "The Social Network," was a huge hit, winning many awards including the Best Motion Picture – Drama Golden Globe. Timberlake was widely praised for his role as Sean Parker.

2. Baring Serious Skin in "Friends with Benefits"
In 2011, Justin starred alongside Mila Kunis in the rom-com "Friends with Benefits." He readily bares it all in several of the film's scenes, making memorable viewing for female fans.

1. His Five-Timers Monologue on SNL
When Justin Timberlake hosted SNL for the fifth time in 2013, he incorporated a special sketch into his monologue. He's joined by Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, and Candice Bergen, forming a hilarious club of iconic hosts.
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With more than a decade of unforgettable moments behind him, there's no telling where Timberlake will go next. Chances are we won't be saying "Bye,Bye,Bye" anytime soon.

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