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Justin Timberlake: People Thought 'SexyBack' Was a Joke Published: May 13, 2014

Was "SexyBack" a joke?

Despite the track turning out to be one of Justin Timberlake's biggest hit records, it was initially perceived as a prank, the pop star revealed Sunday during the season premiere of OWN's "Oprah's Master Class," according to Yahoo Music.

Timberlake said he had to fight to win approval for his song "SexyBack," the first release from his 2006 sophomore album, "FutureSex/LoveSounds," that eventually reached No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and won the Best Dance Recording Grammy. "I had to convince people that 'SexyBack' was my song," he said. "People didn't even think it was me. They thought it was a joke."

H/T: Yahoo
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