Justin Timberlake Dedicates Concert Film to Prince

By Alisha Jackson

Last year, Justin Timberlake captured the final performance of his 20/20 Experience World Tour at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on film, and in two days, it’s coming to Netflix.

Related: Justin Timberlake Shares Prince Memories

On Wednesday, October 12th, subscribers of the streaming service will gain front row and backstage access to JT + The Tennessee Kids, a concert film which Justin Timberlake is dedicating to Prince.

“His influence, and I have this in common with I think every musician of my generation and the generations to come, his influence is all over everyone’s music and there’s so much that I feel like I’ve maybe consciously and unconsciously borrowed from him that it felt…right,” Timberlake explained to E!. “It just feels right to dedicate the film to him.”

The film’s director, Jonathan Demme, agreed. “The film’s been blessed with that name and that spirit,” he said.

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