It marked the beginning of a long-running friendship and collaboration with Fallon.In February 2004, during the halftime show of the Super Bowl XXXVIII broadcast on the CBS television network from Houston, Timberlake performed with Janet Jackson before a television audience of more than 140 million viewers.He has two half-brothers, Jonathan (born September 12, 1993) and Stephen (born August 14, 1998), from Charles' second marriage to Lisa Perry.His half-sister Laura Katherine died shortly after birth on May 12, 1997, and is mentioned in his acknowledgments in the album NSYNC as "My Angel in Heaven".Timberlake was considered to play the role of Roger Davis in the film version of the rock musical Rent, but director Chris Columbus had insisted that only the original Broadway members could convey the true meaning of Rent, so role was reprised by Adam Pascal.Timberlake released his second studio album, Future Sex/Love Sounds, on September 12, 2006.The album, which Timberlake created from 2005 to 2006, debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 album chart, selling 684,000 copies its first week. The album's lead single, "Sexy Back", was performed by Timberlake at the opening of the 2006 MTV Video Music Awards and reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, where it remained for seven consecutive weeks.
Jackson's representative explained Timberlake intended "to pull away the rubber bustier to reveal a red lace bra.
The garment collapsed and her breast was accidentally revealed." Timberlake and Jackson were threatened with exclusion from the 2004 Grammy Awards unless they agreed to apologize on screen at the event.
Timberlake attended and issued a scripted apology when accepting the first of two Grammy Awards he received that night (Best Pop Vocal Album for Justified and Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Cry Me a River").
Timberlake began to adopt a more mature image as an artist with the release of his debut solo album, the R&B-focused Justified (2002), which yielded the successful singles "Cry Me a River" and "Rock Your Body", and earned his first two Grammy Awards.
His critically acclaimed second album Future Sex/Love Sounds (2006), characterized by its diversity in music genres, debuted atop the U. Billboard 200 and produced the Hot 100 number-one singles "Sexy Back", "My Love", and "What Goes Around... With his first two albums exceeding sales of 10 million copies worldwide, he was established as one of the most commercially successful singers of the decade.
Upon the completion of the Celebrity Tour, the group went into hiatus in 2002.