Justin Timberlake Thrills Fans With Hollywood Takeover Concert
First Published: September 25, 2013 1:12 PM EDT Credit: Getty Images
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Justin Timberlake was feeling under the weather on Tuesday when he took the stage at “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” (he even asked for the crowd’s help singing along). Regardless of feeling ill, he delivered a rocking six song mini-concert on Hollywood Blvd. that had people hanging out of building windows and lined up for blocks, Justin-fever reached critical mass!
“I’m gonna need your help tonight,” JT said to the 10,000-plus fans who took over the streets of Hollywood to see the singer who was backed by his always stellar band, the Tennessee Kids.
“If I’m gonna do this. I need to hear everyone singing,” he told the crowd. “I don’t want to see you big time me. I know this is Hollywood, f*** all that!”
He kicked off the show with “Take Back the Night,” where he grabbed a phone from someone in the crowd and shot a selfie as he belted out the first single from “The 20/20 Experience: 2 of 2.”
JT got a little cheeky with the crowd, saying, “Women are crazy. Like, f***ing crazy. Sometimes you gotta let ‘em know!” and then launched into “Cry Me a River.”
After turning out his Britney Spears-inspired song, he quipped, “Enough of that emo R&B,” and launched into “Rock Your Body.”
Before playing his newest single, “TKO,” the singer asked, “Y’all been listening to the radio? Y’all been streaming that album? Can I play something new? Y’all gonna go buckwild if I play this?”
And just when the crowd thought their Timberlake night was coming to a close, he launched into fan-favorite, “SexyBack.” With the crowd at a fever pitch, chanting his name, the singer coyly said, “I’m JT, I’ve got a feeling I’ll see you soon,” and slipped off the stage.
The set list for Justin Timberlake’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” concert:
“Take Back the Night” “TKO” “Cry Me a River” “Rock Your Body” “Mirrors” “SexyBack”
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