1. Justin Timberlake to release new single.
It’s what J.T. fans have been waiting for since 2013. New Beyonce, Radiohead and Drake aren’t enough. It’s Justin’s favorite month and he’s celebrating by releasing a new single “Can’t Stop the Feeling” Friday night, Pitchfork reports.
#CANTSTOPTHEFEELING listening party. Midnight ET/ 9 PM PT tonight. Stay tuned.https://t.co/PIuFzS1Ud7
— Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) May 5, 2016
2. Is Britney going to be freed soon?
Those who have kept up with Britney Spears might be familiar with her current situation: The now 34-year-old pop princess has been living under a legal conservatorship for the past eight years, which means the majority of her decisions, including financial, are made for her by her father and lawyer. The New York Times did an investigative piece on Spears’ setup, asking how much of that protection is really necessary.
3. What artists will ACL bring?
Ahead of ticket sales opening this morning, the Austin City Limits announced its official lineup for its 15th annual festival. Headliners Radiohead and Mumford & Sons will play to Zilker’s crowds alongside acts like Kendrick Lamar and LCD Soundsystem. Check out the full lineup here.
4. “Power Rangers” get a new look.
Goodbye spandex. Lionsgate has released a peek at what the new “Power Rangers” suits will look like ahead of the film reboot. The film is expected to premiere in 2017, Design & Trend reports.
5. Today you’ll learn…
The “Today I Learned” Reddit thread has a few interesting and bizarre facts about Austin that you may or may not be better off knowing. Flip through the gallery here. You just might learn something.]]