Justin Timberlake is an immensely talented singer and performer and proves it by coveringThe Jacksons 5‘s “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)” 1978 hit track (which sold over 2 million copies).
Timberlake performed the cover on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. And of course, he’s gearing up for the release of his own album, The 20/20 Experience, hitting music shelves on September 30th.
The 32-year-old entertainer has been everywhere promoting and performing new singles from the album, so it should come as no surprise that he’d throw a classic cover in the mix as well. After all, Justin’s single, “Take Back The Night” has an undeniable Michael Jackson sound and fell to it.
Watch the performance of the cover below, and he did a pretty good job!
Check out the new album’s full tracklist below:
1. Gimme What I Don’t Know (I Want)
2. True Blood
3. Cabaret (Feat. Drake)
5. Take Back the Night
6. Murder (Feat. Jay Z)
7. Drink You Away
8. You Got It On
10. Only When I Walk Away
11. Not a Bad Thing