Justin Timberlake's "Dick in a Box" Nominated For An Emmy

July 19, 2007 11:13 AM ET

It's not the first time a dick has been nominated for an Emmy, but this time it's special: "Dick in a Box" has just received a nod for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics (it's up against tunes from Family Guy, Mad TV and Scrubs). In case you need a reminder, here's a shot of Justin Timberlake boxed up and ready to go at Madison Square Garden in February.

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