It is all we ever wished, it is all we ever wanted: Are *NSYNC heading out on a reunion tour in 2024?
On Tuesday (Sept. 12), Chris Kirkpatrick, JC Chasez, Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone reunited on stage on the 2023 MTV Video Music Awards to current Taylor Swift the award for Finest Pop video.
Their look on the 2023 VMAs marked the primary time the group has been collectively in its entirety in 10 years. They briefly reunited in 2013 to hitch Timberlake on stage on the VMAs, the place he carried out and was awarded the coveted Video Vanguard Award. The group’s reunion was temporary, nonetheless, as they solely carried out a 2-minute medley of their hits “Bye Bye Bye” and “Girlfriend” earlier than Timberlake took the highlight once more.
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On Wednesday (Sept. 13), *NSYNC, who broke up in 2004, introduced their first new tune collectively in additional than 20 years. The group labored collectively on the observe “Higher Place” for the upcoming animated film Trolls Band Collectively, which options Timberlake as a troll named Department. The tune is out Sept. 29.
Within the movie, Department reconnects along with his former boy band — a meta nod to Timberlake’s real-life work with the chart-topping ’90s and ’00s band.
Is *NSYNC Touring Once more?
*NSYNC’s look on the VMAs and new tune announcement naturally sparked a wave of optimism amongst followers who are actually satisfied the long-lasting boy band is readying a reunion tour of some type.
The timing would make sense. In any case, 2024 will mark precisely 20 years for the reason that band first broke up — a noteworthy anniversary in millennial popular culture.
Plus, one thing like a Vegas residency, which requires much less touring, could be a no brainer for the band. In keeping with one TikTok consumer, the Sphere Las Vegas, which formally opens subsequent yr, even preferred certainly one of *NSYNC’s Instagram posts about their VMAs reunion. Hmmm…
In the meantime, Timberlake, the member who has been most profitable as a solo artist and has seemingly been holding up the potential of a full reunion for the group, hasn’t launched a brand new album in over 5 years.
His 2018 document Man of the Woods wasn’t as well-received as his earlier solo music, and his fame has taken a success in recent times, making it the proper time to revitalize his profession and legacy by way of a nostalgia tour.
However do not get too excited, *NSYNC followers…
In keeping with TMZ, the boy band’s VMAs-timed reunion was merely to advertise their upcoming Trolls observe, to not preface an impending world tour, irrespective of how extremely anticipated.
A supply with alleged “direct data” instructed TMZ that the group has no imminent plans for a tour, live performance or residency.
And whereas it is tearin’ up our coronary heart, we’re nonetheless holding out hope.
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