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Justin Timberlake Returns to Grammy Stage

Pop star performs ‘Suit & Tie’ and ‘Pusher Love Girl’ from new album

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Justin Timberlake performs at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

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Justin Timberlake returned to the Grammy stage on Sunday night, performing a pair of songs from his forthcoming album, The 20/20 Experience, with guest Jay-Z appearing on the Timbaland-produced debut single "Suit & Tie."

Photos: Grammy Awards Red Carpet 2013

Backed by a 1920's-era big band, with a massive horn section and three lively backup dancers, a very dapper Timberlake invited Jay-Z onstage halfway through "Suit & Tie" ("Get out that seat, Hov!"). The rapper delivered a razor-sharp guest verse on the Michael Jackson-esque cut. 

Timberlake next unveiled a new song, "Pusher Love Girl" ("Roll it up and let it run through my veins"), a mid-tempo Motown-nodding number that leans heavily on the singer's trademark falsetto. "Step with me, Los Angeles!" he instructed the euphoric Staples Center crowd. The 20/20 Experience is due on March 19th.

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