Well, lesson learned: Never doubt ?uestlove.
A few weeks ago, the Roots’ drummer noted that there was more Justin Timberlake music coming, and it turns out he was right. Yesterday, JT announced the second part of The 20/20 Experience would be arriving on store shelves on Sept. 30.
This morning, Timberlake also announced a second set of tour dates that will kick into gear following the album’s release. He’s hitting up stadiums this summer with Jay-Z, but he’ll be lording over hockey arenas all over the world beginning on Halloween. (The full list of tour dates is below.)
Since the second half of 20/20 came from the same sessions as the first, it’ll be interesting to hear how the back half complements the front. Though Timberlake had been away from music for the better part of seven years, his time away didn’t hurt his sales figures: The 20/20 Experience sold nearly a million copies in its opening week on the chart, and has remained in the top five for over a month. Tickets for his tour with Jigga (dubbed “Legends of Summer”) are also selling briskly.
What do you hope to hear from the second half of The 20/20 Experience? Let us know in the comments.
Justin Timberlake’s The 20/20 Experience Tour
October 31 – Montreal, QC (Centre Bell)
November 13 – Raleigh, NC (PNC Arena)
November 15 – Nashville, TN (Bridgestone Arena)
November 16 – Columbus, OH (Nationwide Arena)
November 18 – Memphis, TN (Fedex Forum)
November 19 – St. Louis, MO (Scottrade Center)
November 21 – Tulsa, OK (BOK Center)
November 29 – Las Vegas, NV (MGM Grand Garden Arena)
December 2 – Phoenix, AZ (US Airways Center)
December 4 – Dallas, TX (American Airlines Center)
December 5 – Houston, TX (Toyota Center)
December 11 – Indianapolis, IN (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)
December 12 – Cleveland, OH (Quicken Loans Arena)
December 14 – Pittsburgh, PA (Consol Energy Center)
December 15 – Louisville, KY (KFC Yum! Center)
December 17 – Atlanta, GA (Philips Arena)
December 19 – Orlando, FL (Amway Center)
January 13 – Edmonton, AB (Rexall Place)
January 17 – Seattle, WA (Key Arena)
January 22 – Denver, CO (Pepsi Center)
February 7 – Fargo, ND (Fargodome)
February 9 – St. Paul, MN (Xcel Energy Center)
February 10 – Omaha, NE (CenturyLink Center)