Nelly Furtado Intends to Bring Back Nostalgia With Justin Timberlake and Timbaland

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By Black Widow

The 2023 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) were a night filled with nostalgia and surprises, and one of the most memorable moments was the reunion of the iconic boy band *NSYNC. However, it wasn’t just the fans who were excited about the reunion, Nelly Furtado, who graced the pink carpet, was equally thrilled about the blast from the past.

Nelly Furtado shared some exciting insights about her recent reunion with *NSYNC and her collaboration with mega-producer Timbaland and Justin Timberlake on their new single, “Keep Going Up.” The track was released on August 31, marking a significant moment as it was the first time the trio had released music together since the 2007 hit, “Give It To Me.”

A Joyous Collaboration

When asked about the collaboration, Nelly Furtado enthusiastically exclaimed, “We keep going up.” The singer couldn’t contain her excitement as she discussed working with Timbaland and J.T. again after nearly 20 years. She playfully referenced the lyrics of their single, “I’m looking for some guys that will treat me right, looking for them in the daytime with the light. Just kidding.”

On a more serious note, she praised Timbaland and Timberlake, describing them as “class acts” who treat her right in the studio. Nelly emphasized the positive synergy and good times they shared during their collaborations. Timbaland had previously expressed that this collaboration was indeed a special moment for the trio.

A Special Song with Multiple Meanings

Timbaland shared his perspective on “Keep Going Up,” highlighting its meaningful message. He expressed hope that the song would live up to fans’ expectations, saying, “I hope it stays up to everything that the people want. If people want the 2006 back, I think we did it justice.” The producer explained that the song has various interpretations, conveying the message that no matter what challenges one faces, there will always be someone there to support them.

Timbaland further compared the song’s significance to that of “We Are The World,” emphasizing its versatility and impact on listeners.

Promising Projects Ahead

Timbaland also revealed exciting plans for the future. He teased that there is a joint album in the works with Justin Timberlake and Nelly Furtado. This announcement left fans eagerly anticipating what this talented trio will deliver next.

While there isn’t a specific timeline for the joint album’s release, Timbaland suggested that it could happen “ASAP.” The overwhelming success and positive response to “Keep Going Up” have set the stage for what promises to be an incredible musical journey.

A Fan of NSYNC Reunion

As an artist who understands the power of nostalgia and collaboration, Nelly Furtado shared her excitement about the night’s *NSYNC reunion. She acknowledged that she was just as thrilled as any other fan witnessing the legendary boy band back together on stage.

*NSYNC’s reunion at the VMAs marked a monumental moment for both the group and their dedicated followers. With the promise of new music and more collaborations on the horizon, fans can look forward to reliving the magic of their favorite artists from the past while embracing their future projects with anticipation.

The 2023 MTV VMAs were truly a night to remember, and Nelly Furtado’s enthusiasm for music, nostalgia, and collaborations perfectly encapsulates the spirit of this iconic event.