Justin Timberlake will perform in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016! For the first time in the contest’s history, one of the biggest world-stars will step on the Eurovision stage as part of the final’s interval act! This will be the world premiere for his brand new single “Can’t stop the feeling”!
“This is an amazing opportunity! We are very happy and we expect a lot from Justin Timberlake and his band while he will be on stage performing his new song”, says Sven Stojanovic, show producer of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. “It will also be extra special because the Swedish songwriters Max Martin and Shellback have written and produced the song with Justin Timberlake.”, he continues.
The musician and actor Justin Timberlake has won 9 Grammys and 4 Emmys. His successful solo career includes hits like “Cry Me a River”, “SexyBack and “Mirrors“. He has starred in films such as “The Social Network”, “Bad Teacher” and “Friends with Benefits”. Now he gets on the Eurovision stage for the first time.
“We are proud to welcome one of the world’s greatest artists! It is an honor and an inspiration to us all”, says Martin Österdahl, executive producer of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.