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Justin Timberlake to drop new single at midnight

performs onstage at the iHeartRadio Music Awards which broadcasted live on TBS, TNT, AND TRUTV from The Forum on April 3, 2016 in Inglewood, California.
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Justin Timberlake is gearing up to release his first new solo single since 2013’s “The 20/20 Experience.” The singer has been hyping his new tune by hashtagging # — unsurprisingly the song’s title — counting down to its inevitable release.

Select parties — radio stations, production partners, maybe Pharrell — appear to have some knowledge of Timberlake’s upcoming direction, which apparently skews “dance MJ meets BILL WITHERS disco.” According to a teaser clip Timberlake posted to his Instagram that includes the first few seconds of the track, that sounds pretty accurate.

#CANTSTOPTHEFEELING First Listen. Midnight / 9 PM PT tonight. Stay tuned.

A video posted by Justin Timberlake (@justintimberlake) on

Some have speculated whether this is the beginning of a full-length TBA album from Timberlake, but the Instagram clue ends with a tuft of blue hair, implying the song may be for DreamWorks Animation’s “Trolls” opening in November. Timberlake will voice a troll named Branch (alongside Anna Kendrick) and served as executive music producer for the film.

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