Little Justin Timberlake performs an Alan Jackson classic in a cute cowboy outfit
When he was 11 years old, Justin Timberlake impressed television viewers by performing Alan Jackson’s classic hit “Love’s Got a Hold on You” on a talent show.
A video shared on YouTube shows little Justin singing his heart out while dressed in a ‘90s cowboy outfit on the television show, Star Search.
He was then using his first and middle name, Justin Randall. At his young age then, the Memphis native delivered a powerful performance that showed just how promising he was as an entertainer. Follow us on our Twitter account, @amomama_usa, to learn more and scroll down to watch the video below.
The YouTube clip, which runs for two minutes and 36 seconds, has amassed nearly half a million views since it was posted on March 15, 2013.
PRAISES FOR THE FUTURE STAR
Fans were quick to shower the now-famous star with compliments in the comments.
“This is too adorable for words! Justin Timberlake, a little country boy! First time I saw this on VH1, I saw the intro, saw this clip, and thought, OMG is that who I think it is?! When I saw the video, I was smiling the whole time! ” wrote Carolyn Oosterbaan.
“What a great performer!” commented Ann Marie DeQuarto.
Justin went on to become one the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 32 million albums and 56 million singles globally throughout his career.
He has also received a number of awards, including ten Grammy Awards, four Emmy Awards, three Brit Awards, and nine Billboard Music Awards.
He was also included in Time magazine’s 100 most influential people in the world in 2007 and 2013.
SURPRISING A FAN
Timberlake made headlines recently after he surprised an octogenarian fan. He met 88-year-old Florida resident Bette Maloney at the Amway Center as part of his Man of the Woods tour.
Maloney, also known as Nammie, became an overnight social media sensation when her granddaughter, Sarah Watson, shared an Instagram video of her grandmother back in April.
"It’s for real for real. We’re going to [Justin Timberlake] on May 14!!!" she captioned the video that shows the 88-year-old's excitement over receiving Timberlake's tickets.
The "SexyBack" singer decided to meet Maloney in person after seeing the viral video.