*NSync is making a triumphant return to the music scene after more than two decades of radio silence. The iconic boy band, known for hits like “Bye Bye Bye” and “It’s Gonna Be Me,” has just dropped their first new song in over 20 years, and it’s causing quite a buzz. The track, titled “Better Place,” is a collaboration between *NSync’s own Justin Timberlake and the renowned producer Shellback. But that’s not all – the song is set to feature in the upcoming animated movie “Trolls Band Together,” which hits theaters on November 17th. In this film, Timberlake himself lends his voice to a character named Branch.
The journey back to the recording studio for *NSync has been an emotional one. Fans had been eagerly awaiting their return since the group’s reunion at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards. Prior to that, *NSync had been relatively quiet since 2001 when they released their fourth album, “Celebrity.” While there was a brief reunion at the VMAs in 2013 to honor Justin Timberlake’s Video Vanguard Award, no new music emerged from those efforts.
Lance Bass, one of the members of the group, shared some insight into the recording process of “Better Place.” He described the experience as emotional, with tears of joy flowing freely. “It was pretty emotional, the first time we all got in the studio together,” Bass said. “Back in March, we decided to, you know, get back together and have some fun, and it was like no [time] had passed.”
For fans of the Trolls franchise, this news is particularly exciting. “Trolls Band Together” marks the third installment in the series. The first movie produced the infectious hit “Can’t Stop the Feeling,” which rocketed to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart and later won a Grammy. The sequel, “Trolls World Tour,” featured even more Timberlake originals, including collaborations with Anderson .Paak and SZA. Now, with “Better Place” joining the soundtrack of “Trolls Band Together,” it’s clear that Timberlake’s association with the franchise continues to produce chart-topping tunes.
The soundtrack for “Trolls Band Together (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” is set to drop on October 20th via RCA Records. Alongside *NSync’s “Better Place,” fans can expect to hear a star-studded lineup of artists, including Eric André, Kid Cudi, Troye Sivan, Camila Cabello, Zosia Mamet, Anderson. Paak, Kenan Thompson, Icona Pop, Clipping.’s Daveed Diggs, and more. As an added bonus, there’s even a second *NSync song on the soundtrack, titled “Better Place (Reunion),” featuring André, Diggs, Sivan, and Kid Cudi.
So, whether you’re a die-hard *NSync fan, a lover of catchy pop tunes, or just someone looking forward to the next animated adventure in the Trolls universe, “Better Place” and the “Trolls Band Together” soundtrack are definitely worth a listen. It seems that *NSync is proving that good music is timeless, and their return to the spotlight is a welcome surprise for music enthusiasts everywhere.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about *NSync Comeback
What is the name of *NSync’s new song and who produced it?
*NSync’s new song is called “Better Place,” and it was co-produced by Justin Timberlake and Shellback.
When does “Better Place” appear in the Trolls movie, and who does Justin Timberlake voice?
“Better Place” is featured in the animated movie “Trolls Band Together,” set to release on November 17th. In the movie, Justin Timberlake lends his voice to a character named Branch.
How long has it been since *NSync released new music?
*NSync had been on hiatus for over 20 years before releasing “Better Place.” Their last album during their original run was “Celebrity” in 2001.
Has *NSync reunited before this release?
Yes, *NSync briefly reunited at the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards before releasing new music. They had also regrouped in 2013 at the VMAs to honor Justin Timberlake’s Video Vanguard Award but did not release any new songs.
What other notable songs has Justin Timberlake contributed to the Trolls franchise?
Justin Timberlake’s association with the Trolls franchise includes the hit song “Can’t Stop the Feeling” from the first Trolls movie, which became a No. 1 Billboard Hot 100 single and a Grammy winner. He also contributed original songs to the sequel, “Trolls World Tour.”
When will the “Trolls Band Together (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)” be released?
The soundtrack for “Trolls Band Together” is set to be released on October 20th via RCA Records.
Are there any additional *NSync songs on the “Trolls Band Together” soundtrack?
Yes, in addition to “Better Place,” there is another *NSync song on the soundtrack titled “Better Place (Reunion).” This song features collaborations with Eric André, Daveed Diggs, Troye Sivan, and Kid Cudi.
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- [*NSync’s 2023 MTV Video Music Awards Reunion](insert link here)