March 31, 2001 - Teen People
features all the members of *NSYNC except 29 year old Chris Kirkpatrick
in their 25 Hottest Stars Under 25 issue.
31, 2001 - Justin Timberlake is shown here outside the Ivy Restaurant in
Beverly Hills on Thursday.
March 31, 2001 - Apparently
Access Hollywood will be hanging out with Britney Spears and *NSYNC this
weekend and they will be reporting on them Monday as they will all be on
hand at the Family Celebration to honor Bill Clinton this weekend.
March 29, 2001 - As was revealed
earlier this week in our message boards, The Star reports Britney Spears
is prepared to dump Justin and has shunned his offers of marriage. A friend
tells the tabloid, "Brit won't make the commitment. She has told Justin
that she doesn't want to mess up a good thing by getting married."
March 29, 2001 - The New
York Daily News reports *NSYNC is scheduled to perform along with Faith
Hill, Rod Stewart, and Marc Anthony at the Family Celebration, where former
President Bill Clinton will pick up a Spirit of Life Award, which salutes
him as an advocate for children.
March 29, 2001 - Lou Pearlman
is interviewed in the Toronto Sun viewable on Allpop. Pearlman talked about
the allegations of double-dipping as both producer and manager and his
justification due to investing millions into the two bands. Read more.
March 29, 2001 - *NSYNC and
Justin Timberlake separately are featured on a kill pop-icons game on Newgrounds.com.
There are dozens of other celebs to mame as well. Check it out here
for the Justin game and here
for the *NSYNC game if you're so inclined.
March 28, 2001 - Britney
told Carson on TRL Tuesday that she thought the *NSYNC remake of Janet
Jackson's That's the Way Love Goes was "real hot" and she admitted it was
one of her favorite Janet Jackson songs.
March 25, 2001 - Thanks Miz
Timberlake. MTV's Spring Break this morning and they had a show where Destiny's
Child was counting down their top 10 favorite spring break performances,
*NSYNC's Tearin Up My Heart on Spring Break Fashionable Loud in 1999 was
their #1 pick.
March 25, 2001 - To add to
the overcommercialization of *NSYNC, the guys now have introduced released
juice-filled fruit snacks, an official product from Zeeks Inc and Winterland
in association with Brach's and Hot Hits. The snacks come in five fruity
flavors: lemon, strawberry, fruit punch, orange and grape and are priced
around $3. Each piece of fat-free candy, has one of the guys' names on
March 25, 2001 - Drew Lachey
is commenting on comparisons to their rivals saying, "No, we're not a stadium
group. I think music fans have unreal expectations of the music business
now. Right now, we have basically three phenomena going on: Backstreet
Boys, *NSYNC, and Britney Spears. It's very rare you see this in your lifetime,
let alone see three of them at the same time that can go out and sell the
type of records that they do, and the type of tours that they can put together,
and sell consistently back to back to back." Read more.
March 24, 2001 - Variety
reports Timberlake is in talks to join Brandy in The O.Z., which is Fox's
hip-hop take on the classic The Wizard of Oz.
March 23, 2001 - eYada.com's
Dan and Scott interviewed the producer of Warner Bros. Britney Spears 2032
short film featuring Justin Timberlake. You can listen to the Thursday
archive about 2 hours into the show here.
March 23, 2001 - *NSYNC were
at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Awards on Monday.
March 22, 2001 - If you want
to pick up the mustard color leather 'jean jacket' similar to the one Justin
is always wearing, it's on sale at only $79.99 at WilsonsLeather.com. Check
it out here.
Yeah, I bought one.
March 22, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports *NSYNC have enlisted the Neptunes to help produce their upcoming
album. Read more.
March 21, 2001 - Launch.com
reports that following Michael Jackson's induction at the Rock And Roll
Hall Of Fame, reporters asked Justin about *NSYNC and Michael doing a duet,
"Who said that? Keep saying it...maybe it will happen." Read more.
March 21, 2001 - *NSYNC were
at the Planet Hollywood in New York City's Times Square on Sunday to debut
a new handprint shirt with proceeds going to their Challenge For The Children
charity. Read more.
March 21, 2001 - *NSYNC inducted
Michael Jackson at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame event Monday night
prompting Gary from the Howard Stern show who was at the event to say was
very gay. Gary added that Jackson looked very odd and he had something
black on the end of his nose that didn't look right.
March 20, 2001 - In an abstracts.net
poll asking if *NSYNC's next full album be their last, only 15% said yes
while 85% said no, with 2051 total votes cast.
March 18, 2001 - The New
York Daily News reports *NSYNC's Chris Kirkpatrick predicting a dire future
for 'boy bands.' "I see the vocal groups going away. They've been hot a
little too long," he says. "I see real bands that really play instruments
being the hot new thing. I'm not saying that *NSYNC is washed up. We actually
do know how to play instruments." Chris says the new album out in June
will include the guys using intruments.
March 18, 2001 - An *NSYNC
signed embroidered blue jean jacket is being auctioned on AllStarCharity.com
with proceeds going to benefit Challenge for Children. Read more.
March 18, 2001 - A Super
Bowl XXXV football autographed by *NSYNC, Britney Spears, Aerosmith, and
Nelly is being auctioned at AllStarCharity.com. The football currently
is bid at $1225 and the auction ends March 23rd. Read more.
March 17, 2001 - TRL revealed
Friday, to nobody's surprise, that *NSYNC's video of the Janet Jackson
hit That's The Way Love Goes will be eligible for voting on the show for
the next two weeks.
March 17, 2001 - There's
an online fan conference at ArtistsDirect.com
with *NSYNC that is several months old but I haven't linked to it before.
You need to sign up to view it and watch a Pringles ad and you'll get bombarded
with *NSYNC merchandise ads (which are 20% off right now), and 8nsync trivia,
but it's worth viewing.
March 17, 2001 - You can
go online to Nick.com to vote
for *NSYNC for Favorite Singing Group, Favorite Song (Bye Bye Bye) in the
Kid's Choice Awards which air April 21st.
March 16, 2001 - Planethollywood.com
has posted additional ticket status information on the upcoming *NSYNC
tour. Read more.
March 15, 2001 - The Los
Angeles Times reports the WB's Popstars all-girl band Eden's Crush will
be the opening act of *NSYNC's summer concert tour.
March 14, 2001 - *NSYNC's
Justin Timberlake and Chris Kirkpatrick were at the MTV Icon special for
Janet Jackson and the entire group performed a video of That's The Way
March 13, 2001 - The New
York Post's Liz Smith reports that *NSYNC will be at Planet Hollywood in
Times Square Sunday to unveil the *NSYNC-Planet Hollywood Celebrity Edition
T-shirt benefiting "Challenge for the Children."
March 13, 2001 - *NSYNC was
on Access Hollywood Monday where they previewed the Janet Jackson MTV Idol
March 13, 2001 - Seventeen
recently ran a poll where Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake were overtaken
as the Hottest Couple by Joey and Pacey from TV's Dawson's Creek.
March 12, 2001 - Sugar Ray's
Mark McGrath was given a serious diss by Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake
Tuesday night at Guy's in Los Angeles, according to the New York Post.
When McGrath attempted to say hello to the two, a bodyguard stopped McGrath
and the two exchanged words. Spies at the club say Britney witnessed the
incident but did nothing.
March 11, 2001 - Thanks Cotton
Candi. Looks like the *NSYNC official fan club has informed members that
meet & greets as they've been formatted before won't exist.
March 9, 2001 - Megastar
reports Britney and Justin left a LA nightclub after a blonde tried to
seduce Justin. A witness revealed, "Britney told her, 'Beat it, honey.
I know what you're trying and it's not working.' But the girl wasn't afraid.
She told her she was too young for the bar's 21 age-limit and threatened
to phone the cops." Read more.
March 9, 2001 - EW had a
photo of the Britney Beverly Hills home that's being described as the new
home of Britney AND Justin.
March 8, 2001 - The New York
Post's Liz Smith added credibility to earlier reports that Justin and Britney
visited Neverland ranch, only to have Jackson reportedly say to an aide,
"Why'd he have to bring her?"
March 8, 2001 - A preview
of *NSYNC's tour video was on Access Hollywood Tuesday.
March 8, 2001 - Launch.com
reports Britney and Justin visited Wynonna Judd was in a Los Angeles recording
studio last Friday along with Ashley Judd. Read more
about what Wynonna had to say about their meeting.
March 7, 2001 - The feud
between the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC may have gotten worse as the Star
reports Lance Bass threatened to pull out of On the L if Kevin Richardson
were cast. Lance is the star and producer of the film.
March 7, 2001 - Just as Chris
Kirkpatrick predicted, his and Kathie Lee's moment together at Clive Davis'
pre-Grammy party are in both the Star and Enquirer. A source revealed,
"Kathie Lee was all over him. She had her arm around him for a long time,
stroking his hair." Kathie was later heard saying, "That Chris is so cute.
I'd like to wrap him up and take him home with me!"
March 7, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports Justin Timberlake was seen partying late into the night with several
women at an ultra-hip Hollywood club while Britney was filming her first
movie role. Read more.
March 5, 2001 - GroupieCentral.com
reported in on Justin at the Grammys saying, "Justin's no fool. He knows
that if he was behaving badly at the Grammys, a lot of people would see
it and the word would get back to Brit Implants. So Justin was acting like
a good boy. We'd venture to guess that if Justin didn't have a girlfriend,
he's still be very picky."
March 4, 2001 - A funny review
of Bigger Than Live from 11 year old Emily Coker with a teeny bopper to
adult translation from her dad Matt is at OCweekly.com. Read more.
March 4, 2001 - Justin Timberlake
is featured here in an autographed magazine cover auction on ebay. The
autograph, item #1412920894, is unbid at $12.99 and the auction ends today.
March 3, 2001 - MTV reports
*NSYNC will induct Michael Jackson into the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame on
March 19, on a ceremony to be televised on VH1 two days later.
March 3, 2001 - Justin Timberlake
is pictured leaving the Casa Del Mar Hotel with a bodyguard Thursday.
March 2, 2001 - Forbes magazine's
Celebrity 100 list included *NSYNC at #8, the Backstreet Boys at #7, Britney
at #4, and Tom Cruise at #1. Rankings are determined by income, popularity
on the internet, television and in print.
March 2, 2001 - Rapper XHibit
on Justin Timberlake's relationship with Britney Spears, "You know that
dude from *NSYNC aint beating her down right. He aint doing her justice
to that... He can't be dude!" Hear his full comments here
March 2, 2001 - MTVasia.com
reports one of *NSYNC's security guards has been added to the lawsuit filed
by 15-year-old fan Danielle McGuire and her parents claiming assault and
battery during the incident which took place on 19 November at New York's
Chase Park Plaza hotel. Read more.
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