Justin Timberlake Explains Why NSYNC’s Breakup Wasn’t “Massive Information” to the Band
The celebs of NSYNC could not combat the sensation it was time to go their separate methods.
It has been practically a decade because the iconic boy band launched their third studio album, Celeb. Simply over a yr later, in August 2002, Justin Timberlake dropped his debut single as a solo artist, the chart-topping “Like I Love You.” Not lengthy after, he took the stage on the 2002 MTV Video Music Awards for the primary time as a standalone performer and serenaded viewers together with his contemporary launch. Similar to that, a solo star was born. And whereas NSYNC, the band that had turned 5 guys into family names, was mentioned to be solely on a “non permanent hiatus” on the time, the group by no means reunited again within the recording studio.
Regardless of how issues unfolded, their preliminary break was one thing the fellows seemingly needed. In a brand new interview with Zane Lowe for Apple Music Necessities, Lowe recalled the hype round NSYNC’s break up on the time. Nevertheless, Timberlake tried to downplay how large the information had been. In line with him, it wasn’t so large for the fellows themselves.
“At the moment, I believe everyone had aspirations of doing different issues and we had talked about it,” the singer advised Lowe. “For me it was all the time—I imply, after I was 10 years previous, my dream was to have my very own document.”