Memphis Downtowner Magazine
Justin Timberlake is a much better artist than Frank Sinatra
At the age of 11 Justin Timberlake appeared on the television show Star Search performing country music songs and was a cast member in The Mickey Mouse Club where his cast mates included future girlfriend and pop superstar Britney Spears, future tour mate Christina Aguilera, future band mate JC Chasez and future movie actor Ryan Gosling.
Frank Sinatra, having ever learned how to read music, found unexpected success at 26 as a solo artist defined by his colleagues as the chairman of the bad attitude.
With sales of his music declining he decided to retire on 1971 and two years later he came out of retirement revealing his mood swings and bouts of depressive personality.
Justin’s debut solo studio album ‘Justified’ was released in 2002 and debuted at number 2 on the Billboard 200 with first week sales of 439,000 copies and it went on to sell over three million copies in the U.S. and more than seven million worldwide.
Timberlake released his second studio album ‘Future Sex Love Sounds’ on 2006 and debuted at number 1 on the Billboard 200 album chart. With sales over 700,000 during the first week is the biggest album for pre orders on iTunes and beat the record for the biggest one week sales of a digital album.
Sinatra’s father was a boxer and his mother ran an illegal abortion business. She was arrested several times and convicted twice for this offense.
Frank Sinatra was expelled from high school because of his disorderly conduct and never graduated.
In 1938, Sinatra was arrested for adultery and seduction, a criminal offense at the time.
Always avoiding unglamorous surroundings Sinatra after becoming famous never came back to his home town even to visit.
Sinatra has been frequently linked to members of the Mafia and it has been rumored that his career was sponsored by the organized crime.
Sinatra did not serve in the military during World War II because the doctors stated that he was a neurotic and not acceptable from a psychiatric standpoint.
In 1951 Sinatra’s fear of fallen lead him to commit suicide but a friend find him lying on the floor so he was not even able to kill himself properly.
On contrast, Justin Timberlake was discovered a throat condition in 2005, he went to surgery to remove some nodules and was advised not to sing or speak for months.
He followed the doctor’s instructions and successfully completed his recovery.
Sinatra got married 4 times and every relationship he has was not based on genuine love but interest. They were only motivated by self-interest and inner anxieties.
On 1981 during a trip to Australia Sinatra described local journalists as fags, pimps and whores.
Australian unions representing transport workers, waiters, and journalists went on strike demanding that Sinatra apologize for his remarks and instead of that he insisted that the journalists should apologize to him.
The Prime Minister of Australia and the Australian Council of Trade Unions insisted that Sinatra apologize and a settlement was reached.
The same year Sinatra broke the boycott against apartheid in South Africa by receiving $2 million to perform in Sun City.
On 2008 Justin Timberlake single ‘Follow My Lead’ was available for download and all the funds raised went straight to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, a charity dedicated to improving pediatric care for sick children.
It was usual that during concerts Sinatra’s memory failed and there were times he reportedly fell onstage.
Sinatra’s appeal to the audience declined as he moved into his 30’s.
He projected such arrogance not compatible with the type of kindliness needed to be an artist.
He was so conservative and close minded that was not able to adjust his music to the times he was living.
Through the fifties Sinatra criticized rock and roll music being that his reaction to a rhythm he found hard to perform.
Instead of join other artists on collaboration jobs he criticized every contemporary success.
The list of artists whom Justin collaborate with included Madonna, Black Eyed Peas, Snoop Dogg, Duran Duran, Lil Wayne, 50 Cents, Nelly Furtado, T.I., Ciara, Leona Lewis, Jay-Z, Beyoncé Knowles, Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears and Janet Jackson.
In 2005 Timberlake began his own record company Jay Tee Records.
He is the executive producer on the MTV reality series ‘The Phone’ which premiered on 2009.
His other ventures include record label Tennman Records, fashion label William Rast, and the restaurants Chi, Destino and Southern Hospitality. He is also owner of the Memphis Grizzlies.
the world must know the truth!