Album: The 20/20 Experience

The 20/20 Experience is the third studio album by American recording artist Justin Timberlake. It was released on March 15, 2013 by RCA Records. It is his first album released since his musical hiatus in 2006 and change in labels in 2011. Its music incorporates neo soul styles with elements of older soul music; its lyrics discuss themes of romance and sex. As executive producer, Timberlake enlisted previous collaborator Timbaland to work alongside Jerome "J-Roc" Harmon and Rob Knox. Upon its release, The 20/20 Experience received generally favorable reviews from music critics, who complimented its musical diversity from his previous albums, while also criticizing a lack of variation within the album itself. The album debuted at number one on the U.S. Billboard 200 with first-week sales of 968,000 copies, becoming Timberlake's second number one album on the chart and best-selling debut week of his solo career. The album also became Timberlake's third consecutive number one album in the United Kingdom. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.