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The Conan Bump: Quantifying Late Night Show Sales & Social Numbers

On the heels of his ratings-topping appearance on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” Justin Timberlake chose to extend his run on the late-night TV circuit with a weeklong gig on the network’s “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.”

But if the goal was to drive chatter and excitement around new album The 20/20 Experience, Timberlake might have gotten a bigger bump if he’d chosen to be on “Conan” instead, according to data from Next Big Sound, a digital data-tracking firm that focuses on the music industry.

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Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience” has arrived!

Click to read our track-by-track review of the album.

Hey look! Kenneth is excited for some new Justin Timberlake tunes.

Someone asked me the other day, ‘so are you just done with music?’ It means more to me than anybody else in the world. Look I’ve only done two albums in ten years — that’s the way I really look at it. What does the next decade mean to me. I’m the one that sits and is obsessive about it before you even get to hear it. As close as I get to it, I don’t think I can physically torture myself that much, year in and year out, and expect it to fulfill me the way that it does and the way that it is right now. I don’t wanna put anything out that I don’t love. You just don’t get that every day. You have to wait for it.

Justin Timberlake’s announcement that he is READY to return to music.

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