Justin Timberlake Confirms Second '20/20 Experience' Album Coming

Philiana Ng
Justin Timberlake Confirms Second '20/20 Experience' Album Coming

Get ready for a double dose of Justin Timberlake.

The singer confirmed that the second half of The 20/20 Experience is coming during his album release party at Los Angeles' El Rey Theatre on Monday night.

"I need to clear up a rumor," Timberlake said during the event, which was being taped and featured an interview with Ryan Seacrest. The singer then went on to address speculation that his forthcoming album -- out Tuesday, March 19 -- was only "the first half of the album."

"Those rumors are true," he told the shrieking audience, but teased that he wouldn't reveal a release date just yet.

The Roots drummer and Late Night With Jimmy Fallon bandleader Questlove revealed on his news website, Okayplayer, earlier that day that Timberlake was releasing another 10-song album in November to complete the full 20/20 experience: "spoiler alert. 20/20 Vol 2 comes out in nov. (10 songs now…..10 songs later= 20 vision)."

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Timberlake was back in L.A. following his fifth time hosting Saturday Night Live on March 9 and a weeklong stint on Late Night, where he sampled four new tracks, including "Mirrors," "Let the Groove Get in" and "Pusher Love Girl," and performed a medley of his biggest hits. This past Saturday, he took the stage at a Myspace "secret" show at South by Southwest.

Billboard projects that Timberlake's third solo effort, 20/20 Experience, will sell more than half a million copies in its first week, though the number could grow. The album was made available for iTunes streaming on March 11.

With reporting by Sophie Schillaci.

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