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Justin Timberlake dedicates 'N Sync song to former bandmate at historic venue

March 6th, 2014 3:20am EST
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake commemorated his return to the venue where his former group 'N Sync last performed together by dedicating one of their songs to bandmate Chris Kirkpatrick, who was in the audience to support his pal.

The Suit and Tie hitmaker brought his The 20/20 Experience tour to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida's BB&T Center on Tuesday (04Mar14), and the fact it was the place where the boy band ended its last tour in 2002 was not lost on him.

During his concert, he said, "This building was the last 'N Sync performance. A lot of history for me in this building."

He added, "One of my very best...

Jessica Biel helping Lance Bass with wedding plans

November 11th, 2013 3:20am EST
Lance Bass
Actress Jessica Biel is helping her gay friend Lance Bass prepare for his upcoming nuptials.

A week after Biel, who is married to Justin Timberlake, and Bass attended the wedding of the boys' 'N SYNC bandmate Chris Kirkpatrick on 2 November (13), the pop star-turned-radio personality has revealed the actress has come up with some great ideas for his big day.

Bass, who proposed to boyfriend Michael Turchin in September (13), says, "We were sitting there talking to Jessie Biel, and she gave us a lot of great pointers. She had some really great ideas.

"One really cool idea she had was that,...

Jessica Biel plans Lance Bass wedding

November 11th, 2013 2:20am EST
Lance Bass
Lance Bass has enlisted Jessica Biel to help plan his wedding.
The former 'N Sync star has received helpful tips and support from the wife of his former bandmate, Justin Timberlake, after proposing to his boyfriend Michael Turchin in September.
Lance, 34, reunited with the 'Bye Bye Bye' hitmakers earlier this month for band member Chris Kirkpatrick's wedding, and he picked the stunning actress' brain on wedding ideas for his own nuptials.
He said: "I'm so glad I went to Chris' wedding because I forgot about some of my old management company people. And then we were sitting there talking to ...

Justin Timberlake helped Chris Kirkpatrick stay clam

November 6th, 2013 11:20pm EST
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake helped Chris Kirkpatrick to relax before his wedding.
The 42-year-old star tied the knot with Karly Skladany in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday (11.02.13), and his former 'NSync band mates, Justin, J.C. Chasez, Lance Bass and Joey Fatone, acted as ushers at the ceremony.
Chris told that the 'Mirrors' hitmaker, who married Jessica Biel in Italy in October 2012, gave him a quick pep talk to help him stay calm while they were getting ready.
He said: "We were getting ready together in the bathroom, and we laughed that the bathroom was bigger than some of our dressing ...

N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick marries fiancee

November 3rd, 2013 6:20am EST
Chris Kirkpatrick
'N Sync singer Chris Kirkpatrick has married his fiancee Karly Skladany.
The 42-year-old star tied the knot at a star-studded ceremony in Orlando, Florida, yesterday (02.11.13), and the event turned out to be somewhat of a reunion for the group as all five 'N Sync band members, Justin Timberlake, J.C. Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris, were in attendance.
The 'Tearin' Up My Heart' hitmakers were all groomsmen at the nuptials, and Justin brought his wife Jessica Biel along for the celebration.
Lance joked last week about the ceremony and found it "hilarious" that Chris had bought th...

'N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick: 'I'm Too Old For This'

August 27th, 2013 4:25pm EDT
Chris Kirkpatrick
Chris Kirkpatrick was left exhausted and dripping wet with sweat during rehearsals for 'N Sync's performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, admitting it was a struggle to keep up with his super-healthy former band mate Justin Timberlake.

The renowned boy-band hit the studio in secret to brush up on their old dance moves ahead of the award show, where Timberlake was saluted for his career with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award.

The audience was ecstatic when 'N SYNC hit the stage to perform a medley of their hits Bye Bye Bye, Girlfriend, and Gone, but Kirkpatrick admits the f...

'N Sync Disappointed At Limited Role At The VMAs?

August 27th, 2013 8:28am EDT
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake's *NSYNC band mates are reportedly "upset" he cut songs from their reunion.

The 'Bye, Bye, Bye' hitmakers - completed by Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick - performed together for the first time in over 10 years at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday for a brief medley and it is said the group were disappointed with their limited role.

The band were reunited after Justin accepted a lifetime achievement award, singing a collection of his own hits before the group sang snippets of 'Gone' and 'Girlfriend' before pleasing the crowd with 'Bye, Bye, Bye...

'N Sync's Reunion At The VMAs Was A Letdown

August 26th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
N Sync
Justin Timberlake wowed viewers at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) with a 15-minute performance of his biggest hits and a "surprise" appearance by his 'N Sync bandmates.

The pop star performed a medley of solo hits, including "SexyBack," "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body," before (enthusiastically) telling the audience, "You asked for it," and re-teaming with 'N Sync for one of the music industry's worst kept secrets of the past week.
The quintet (Timberlake, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone, J.C. Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick) performed a medley of their decade-old tunes, includin...

MTV VMAs: Rumored 'N Sync Reunion Still On Despite Denials From Joey Fatone, Lance Bass

August 25th, 2013 7:20pm EDT
Joe Fatone of N Sync
N Sync's rumored surprise reunion is still a go for Sunday night at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards, despite denials from members Lance Bass and Joey Fatone.

Bass called the reunion story "cute" last week, and on Friday Fatone insisted that he would (conveniently) be in Staten Island, New York -- just a stone's throw from Brooklyn's Barclays Center, where the awards show is being held -- for a relative's 40th birthday party.

"Why the hell would I attend?" Fatone asked. "I mean, for Justin obviously, he's getting the Vanguard Award, which is cool. We heard about that, and that's when the r...

Joey Fatone's Father Confirms 'N Sync Reunion

August 24th, 2013 1:07pm EDT
Joey Fatone
Joey Fatone's father has confirmed an 'N Sync reunion.

The group - which also included Justin Timberlake, Lance Bass, JC Chasez and Chris Kirkpatrick - are set to reunite at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday to celebrate Justin being presented with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award for his contributions to the music industry.

Joseph Fatone Sr. told RadarOnline: "They're doing a performance. I think it's exciting.

"I couldn't even say why he's doing it though. Why, at this point in his life. Now he's his own man.

"But it's more to the fact that MTV has made them all somewhat of...

Rumor Patrol: Chris Brown Calls DA Racist, 'N Sync Reunion, More

August 24th, 2013 9:07am EDT
Chris Brown
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Chris Brown Calls District Attorney Racist In Latest Twitter Rant: Chris Brown may be retiring from the rap game soon, but we sure hope he never quits Twitter. In his latest rant, did he really take on the DA that ordered he perform another 1,000 hours of community service after the validity of his previous service was questioned?

Verdict: True. In fact, we didn't even need to check screencaps to see i...

'N Sync Set To Reunite At MTV Video Music Awards?

August 21st, 2013 12:49am EDT
'N Sync
Rumor has it that 90s boy band 'N Sync will reunite during Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards.

Numerous sources have reported that Justin Timberlake is set to take the stage with former bandmates Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick and Joey Fatone for a performance at this year's VMAs.

Timberlake is set to receive the annual Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award for his contributions to the "pioneering and innovative impact" of music videos, according to MTV; and word is the rest of the band will be in the house at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York to join him on stage, acc...

J.C. Chasez Says 'N Sync Reunion Is 'Just Not In The Cards'

May 3rd, 2012 12:35pm EDT
JC Chasez
Former 'Nsync star J.C. Chasez is adamant the group won't be cashing in on the current popularity of boy bands as they have all moved on since their chart heyday.

All-male groups have become popular again among music fans, with British bands The Wanted and One Direction shooting up the U.S. charts and the Backstreet Boys and New Kids On The Block enjoying successful resurgences.

However, Chasez insists he and his former bandmates Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone, Lance Bass and Chris Kirkpatrick aren't tempted to cash in on the trend by making a comeback.

He tells The Hollywood Reporter...

'N Sync Reunites For Chris Kirkpatrick's Birthday

October 26th, 2011 10:02pm EDT
N Sync
Boy band 'N Sync secretly reunited earlier this month to help Chris Kirkpatrick celebrate his 40th birthday.

The singer threw a big party at his Orlando, Florida home and invited friends and family to help him mark the age milestone.

'N Sync stars JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Lance Bass were all in attendance, and the event turned into an unofficial reunion for the "Bye Bye Bye" hitmakers when Justin Timberlake turned up unexpectedly.

The get together was the first time in six years all five members of the boy band were in the same room.

A source tells Us Weekly magazine, "Chris was surpr...

LFO Star Rich Cronin Dies Of Cancer At Age 35

September 8th, 2010 9:34pm EDT
Boy band star Rich Cronin (center) has lost his battle with leukemia. The LFO star died on Wednesday, two weeks after his 35th birthday.

Cronin, who wrote LFO's 1999 hit "Summer Girls," suffered a stroke and died in hospital.

Former 'NSYNC stars Chris Kirkpatrick and Lance Bass, who were friends with Cronin, have both paid their respects online.

In a post on his page, Kirkpatrick writes, "Rip to a great friend rich c." Bass took to to write, "Sad sad day that Rich Cronin died - was a amazing guy."

Kirkpatrick and Cronin starred together in the short-lived reali...

Joey Fatone Hints At 'N Sync Reunion

January 13th, 2009 3:55pm EST
Joey Fatone
Singer Joey Fatone is refusing to rule out reuniting with his former pop group 'N Sync - insisting a comeback is still "possible."

The Bye Bye Bye hit-makers went on hiatus in 2002 to allow Justin Timberlake to launch a solo career, and he soon became a pop superstar. But Fatone is confident the quintet will get back together one day - if they can find the time to meet up.

He tells, "It's possible. You never know, that's the hardest part. With 'N Sync you have five guys with five individual likes and what they wanna do in the direction of their careers. For me, pe...

'Dancing With The Stars' Week Six

October 28th, 2008 9:57am EDT
Dancing With The Stars
It was a night filled with diversity on Dancing With The Stars. Almost everyone performed a different type of dance, Michael Flatly, the Lord of the Dance, took Len's position for the night as a guest judge, and all the stars joined together to coordinate a hip hop routine.

Maurice Greene and Cheryl Burke were the first to take the floor, performing a Viennese waltz. Maurice was skeptical on dancing a ballroom-esque number because he had not done so since week one of the competition. He claimed his mind was on overload. He didn't get too bad critiques, but he did wind up with t...

CMT's 'Gone Country' Returns For A Second Season

May 7th, 2008 9:57am EDT
Gone Country
CMT's highest rated series ever, "Gone Country," returns with Nashville hitmaker, John Rich, as host for a second season of antics with a brand new cast of characters who are each vying for a chance at country success.

"Gone Country 2" will take seven new celebrities from every realm of the entertainment industries and immerse them in all things country for a chance to break out as a country star. Production for "Gone Country 2," which will premiere in August 2008, is currently underway in Nashville.

The cast for "Gone Country 2" includes:

- Sebastian Bach singer, songwriter...

Kathy Griffin Had Affair With Mystery N'Sync Member

February 15th, 2008 12:30am EST
Kathy Griffin
Comedienne Kathy Griffin had a secret affair with a member of boy band 'N Sync during their 1990s heyday. The flame-haired funnywoman made her confession during a one-woman show in New York last month - but she refused to reveal if the lucky man was Justin Timberlake, J.C. Chasez, Chris Kirkpatrick, Joey Fatone, or even the openly gay Lance Bass.

She told the crowd, "There was a time in the late '90s when I may or may not have been banging one of the 'N Sync boys."

Her representative tells Star, "I can't possibly keep up with all the boy banders has Kathy has slept with."


'N Sync Star: 'It's Awesome Lance Thought I Was Gay'

October 29th, 2007 9:05am EDT
Chris Kirkpatrick
Former 'N Sync star Chris Kirkpatrick is delighted his ex-bandmate Lance Bass thought he was gay when they were in the boy band together. Bass, who 'came out' as a homosexual last year, recently revealed he once suspected 'N Sync stars Kirkpatrick and Justin Timberlake were gay.

And Kirkpatrick, who, like Timberlake, is a heterosexual, was ecstatic to hear the news.

He tells website, "I think it's awesome that Lance thought I was gay while we were in the band together. He's been going through a lot after coming out, and we respect that and give him his space."


Lance Bass Suspected Bandmate Justin Timberlake Was Gay

October 18th, 2007 9:46am EDT
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake once harbored dreams of starring in a gay movie. Timberlake's former 'N Sync bandmate Lance Bass, who came out as a homosexual last year, suspected the "Cry Me A River" singer was gay when he discovered his secret ambition.

Bass says, "We thought Justin was gay because he told us he wanted to do a gay part in a movie."

And Bass also thought 'N Sync's Chris Kirkpatrick might find men sexually attractive. He adds, "We thought Chris was gay because he used to hang out with a choreographer."

-Justin Timberlake Pictures

(This news article provided by Worl...

Celebrity Birthdays, October 17

October 17th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Ziggy Marley
Happy Birthday to Drumline star Nick Cannon (1980), Fugee Wyclef Jean (1972), rapper Eminem (1972), *NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick (1971), South African golfer Ernie Els (1969), reggae singer Ziggy Marley (1968), comedian/actor Norm MacDonald (1963), Beavis and Butt-Head/King of the Hill creator Mike Judge (1962), country singer Alan Jackson (1958), Cheers actor George Wendt (1948), Superman actress Margot Kidder (1948), actor/comedian Michael McKean (1947), Union Gap bandleader Gary Puckett (1942), daredevil Evel Knievel (1938), actor Tom Poston (1921), "From Here to Eternity" actor Montg...

Former Boy Band Members Create New Pop Group On VH1's 'Mission: Man Band'

July 17th, 2007 9:09am EDT
N Sync
They could sing, they could dance and for almost a decade, they ruled the airwaves, maintaining a stranglehold on their bustling, female, TRL-addicted audience. They were dubbed “the Boy Bands” and during their Golden Age, the likes of 'N-Sync, Backstreet Boys, 98 Degrees and O-Town spawned a legion of imitators that seemed to multiply unchecked.

But it could not last. Trends change and now a whole generation of former Boy Band heart throbs has found themselves looking toward life after Teen Idol-dom.

Alas, it would seem the days when a snap of their fingers brought the spoils of ...

'N Sync In Plagiarism Controversy

May 9th, 2007 1:34pm EDT
Former boy band 'N Sync are being sued over claims they plagiarized a song on their 2001 album Celebrity. In a lawsuit filed on Monday in Las Vegas Federal Court, Troy Alexander alleges he met the band's record label Jive in 1990 and gave them a demo tape for his song Up Against The Wall.

According to documents obtained by TMZ, the band - Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone, Chris Kirkpatrick, and Justin Timberlake - released a track with the same title "substantially similar" to the demo.

A spokesperson for Jive records reveals they are not aware of the claim and have not been ser...

Can Four Former Boy Band Stars Recapture Fame & Fortune?

January 11th, 2007 1:53pm EST
N Sync
During the '90s, boy bands reigned supreme and the likes of Backstreet Boys, N*SYNC, 98 Degrees and O'Town ruled the airwaves, spawning a legion of imitators that seemed to multiply unchecked. As part of the boy band club, they sang, danced, and for half a decade maintained a stranglehold on their massive and overwhelmingly female audience.

But musical trends are fickle and change overnight and the boy band phenomenon couldn't last. Suddenly, a whole generation of former boy band heartthrobs found themselves looking toward life after 'teen idol-dom.' VH1's new series "Untitled Boy Ban...

VH1 Announces New Series

October 31st, 2006 10:45am EST
VH1 gives rockers, rappers, boy banders and fallen music execs a cozy spot in the home for music and pop culture. The network just greenlit six new series: "Irv Gotti Project," "Man Band," "ego trip's White Rapper Show," "Whitestarr Project," "Rags To Riches" and "Bridging The Gap." More info after the jump:

Irv Gotti Project

After being investigated for 3 years by the federal government on charges of money laundering and acquitted, Irv Gotti is now attempting a comeback with his label The Inc. while also juggling his responsibilities as a husband and father.

Man Band


Celebrity Birthdays, October 17

October 17th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Ziggy Marley
Happy Birthday to Drumline star Nick Cannon (1980), Fugee Wyclef Jean (1972), rapper Eminem (1972), *NSYNC singer Chris Kirkpatrick (1971), South African golfer Ernie Els (1969), reggae singer Ziggy Marley (1968), comedian/actor Norm MacDonald (1963), Beavis and Butt-Head/King of the Hill creator Mike Judge (1962), country singer Alan Jackson (1958), Cheers actor George Wendt (1948), Superman actress Margot Kidder (1948), actor/comedian Michael McKean (1947), Union Gap bandleader Gary Puckett (1942), daredevil Evel Knievel (1938), actor Tom Poston (1921), "From Here to Eternity" actor Montg...

Cameron Diaz & Justin Timberlake Are Still Going Strong

June 29th, 2006 8:20am EDT
Cameron Diaz
Justin Timberlake and Cameron Diaz have flown to Barcelona, Spain, to repair their relationship after hitting a "rough patch." Last week veteran Hollywood reporter Janet Charlton reported on her website that Timberlake had dumped Diaz so he could "sow his wild oats" on his upcoming world tour.

Timberlake's manager Johnny Wright has hit back at the claim, telling Us Weekly, "There was no break-up."

The couple flew to Barcelona on Sunday to spend quality time together while Timberlake films the video for his first single "Sexyback" off his new album Futuresex/Lovesounds. A source ...

Celebrity Birthdays, October 17

October 17th, 2005 3:22pm EDT
Nick Cannon
Famous Birthdays for October 17:

Nick Cannon (1980), Eminem (1972), Wyclef Jean (1972), Chris Kirkpatrick (1971), Norm MacDonald (1963), Alan Jackson (1958), Margot Kidder (1948), George Wendt (1948), Tom Poston (1921), Montgomery Clift (1920), Rita Hayworth (1918), Jean Arthur (1905)

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