Justin Timberlake surprised fans with a new track and a new album trailer at his Memphis concert. Bruno Mars took over Tokyo, performing a few shows at the Tokyo Dome. Taylor Swift celebrated the Kansas City Chiefs’ win against the Buffalo Bills, and Eminem cheered on the Detroit Lions as they defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Reneé Rapp’s ‘SNL’ performances included a surprised cameo from Megan Thee Stallion and Rachel McAdams. Zayn gives fans an update after his foot was run over in Paris. (G)I-DLE dropped their new track “Wife” ahead of their upcoming new album, and LE SSERAFIM announced their third mini album. And more!
A weekend of football, ‘SNL’ and Zayn’s foot getting run over. We have a new Hot 100 No. 1, some brand new K-pop bops are arriving. Bruno Mars and Justin Timberlake are back on stage and we learn more about Laufey. Happy Monday, it’s Tetris and this is the January 22nd episode of Billboard News. Today is full of a lot of news and a brand-new chart. So let’s jump into it with our first story. JT teases his next era in his hometown, while Bruno Mars proves he’s big in Japan, the biggest guys in pop are tearing up the stage all over the world. Justin Timberlake headed back to Memphis for one night only, giving fans a taste of what’s to come.
His new single “Selfish” drops on Thursday and JT put on his show at the Orpheum. Across the globe, Bruno Mars wrapped up a 10-day stint at the Tokyo Dome and shared some highlights from his totally kawaii trip. I wish I was at those shows. I have so much FOMO. I even had football FOMO this weekend. Let me tell you about it in the three things you didn’t know.
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