*N Sync Timeline
*N Sync Timeline
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October 17 - Christopher Alan Kirkpatrick is born in Clarion, PA.
August 8 - Joshua Scott Chasez is born in Bowie, MD.
January 28 - Joseph Anthony Fatone is born in Brooklyn, NY.
May 4 - James Lance Bass is born in Laurel, MS.
January 31 - Justin Randall Timberlake is born in Memphis, TN.
Fourteen-year-old JC is chosen to be on MMC which he is on for four years.
JC meets Joey, who is a close friend of an MMC cast member, Jennifer McGill.
Justin appears on Star Search and loses.
Twelve-year-old Justin is chosen to be on MMC which he is on for two years.
MMC is cancelled and Justin and JC both go to Memphis for a while (Justin to be a normal kid and JC
to record demos). Justin returns to Orlando to get back into show business.
Lance is singing and dancing in one of the best show choirs in the country in Clinton High School's
JC graduates from Bowie High School.
Joey and Chris meet while working at Universal Studios. Chris as a doo wop singer and Joey as a
werewolf in the Beetlejuice Graveyard Revue.
Chris gets the idea to form an a capella group. He calls Justin who he met at auditions, Justin calls
JC who he knows can harmonize well, Chris and JC run into Joey at a club, whom they both know,
and Justin calls his vocal coach in Memphis to find a good bass singer, and he recommends Lance.
Thus, 'N Sync is formed.
They start putting together demos and practicing in an abandoned warehouse. They perform
anywhere they can, including Joey's old high school.
Joey graduates high school.
The guys meet Lou Pearlman, they are signed to Transcon Records and he starts to promote 'N
October 22 - 'N Sync perform and tape a promotional performance at Pleasure Island.
They are signed to RCA/BMG Germany and take off for a tour of Europe.
'N Sync, the album is released in Europe, "I Want You Back" the first single released by 'N Sync goes
gold in about 3 months. They earned the title of the quickest rising single.
Their sold out tours brought them to places such as: the United Kingdom, Mexico, South Africa, Asia,
Perform at Charity '98 in Oberhausen, Germany to raise funds for sick children (featured in a #1
single "Children Need a Helping Hand").
April - 'N Sync return to America and release their album; "I Want You Back" is the first single
May 31 - 'N Sync participates in Z100's "New York City's 100th Birthday Bash".
July 18 - 'N Sync 'N Concert on the Disney Channel propels 'N Sync to overnight stardom. Their album
goes platinum and enters the Billboard charts at #9 where it will steadily rise for several more
months. "Tearin' Up My Heart" is the released single at this time.
August 28 - 'N Sync ride on top of a double decker bus for the opening of a Virgin Megastore with
Petula Clark and Richard Branson.
October 14 - 'N Sync start opening for Janet Jackson in The Velvet Rope tour, the highlight of the tour
was the 'N Sync and Janet a capella duet of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed."
October 23 - 'N Sync perform on The Ricky Lake Show.
November 6 - 'N Sync appear on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
November 10 - 'N Sync's Christmas Album Home For Christmas is released and quickly joins their
debut album on the Billboard top ten.
November 11 - They Win Best Dance Clip and Best New Artist at Billboard Awards.
November 12 - 'N Sync appear in Rolling Stone.
"God Must Have Spent A Little More Time On You" is released as a single.
November 17 - 'N Sync kicks off their first headlining tour in the US in Orlando, FL with Britney Spears
as their opening act.
'N Sync, Backstreet Boys, and other artists team up to do a charity single entitled "Let The Music
Heal Your Soul".
November 26 - Ride on the M&M Float at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
December 5 - Disney's "Holiday's In Concert" with 'N Sync, Tatyana Ali, and Shawn Colvin.
December 17 - 'N Sync performs in the "Jingle Ball" at New York's Madison Square Garden.
"Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays" is released as a single
December 31 - 'N Sync start the New Years off right in a sold out show in Las Vegas.
January 5 - 'N Sync performs at Universal's Amphitheatre.
January 6 - 'N Sync performs at Teen People's first anniversay party.
January 11 - January - Win Best New Artist at American Music Awards.
'N Sync start their new tour and play almost every night in March, April, and May to sell out crowds
with opening acts such as: Tatyana Ali, Sugar Hill Gang, Blaque, Bewitched.
'N Sync get their own day in New Haven, CT.
Chris gets a new dog (Busta).
'N Sync team up with Phil Collins to do a track on the "Tarzan" soundtrack.
May - "I Drive Myself Crazy" is released as a single.
May 2 - 'N Sync get immortalized on a postage stamp.
May 12 - 'N Sync tapes Disney's Summer Jam Concert.
June - 'N Sync collaborates with Gloria Estefan for the single "Music Of My Heart" which will appear
on "The Music Of My Heart" soundtrack.
June 15 - Alabama (with back up vocals from 'N Sync) re-record "God Must Have Spent..." and release
it on their album 20th Century.
June 19 - 'N Sync perform at Women's World Cup.
August 25 - 'N Sync host a charity basketball game in Atlanta, GA to raise money for children's
August 31 - 'N Sync appear on the UPN's L'Oreal's Summer Music Mania
September 6 - Fans get to see JC and Justin back in their mouseketeer days as the Disney Channel
airs an 8 hour MMC Marathon.
September 9 - 'N Sync perform "Tearin' Up My Heart" at MTV VMA's with Britney Spears and lose all categories they were
nominated in at the Metrpolitan Opera House in New York.
September 11 - 'N Sync's PPV concert from Fort Lauderdale is aired.
'N Sync announces there decision to leave RCA Records in search of more money from the Zomba
Records label, Jive(home of the BSB).
BSB announce their decision to sue Jive because they feel deceived by the label.
October 6 - 'N Sync appear on TRL with Gloria Estefan and shut down Times Square.
October 7 - Justin is confirmed to have a role in a TV movie called "Model Behavior", alongside his role in
the Transcon Studios Movie "Jack Of All Trades."
October 14 - 'N Sync is handed over a lawsuit for $150 Million dollars by Lou Pearlman, RCA, BMG,
and all other connected labels.
October 20 - 'N Sync is announced to be on Rosie O'Donnell's Christmas Album entitled "A Rosie Christmas" due out November 2.
October 22 - Justin creates his own foundation. The Justin Timberlake Foundation provides aid to the
fine arts programs in public schools, namely music. He joins a panel of philanthropists (charitable
people) at a conference given by the Clintons that helps promote giving.
October 23 - 'N Sync and Gloria Estefan perform "Music of My Heart" at VH1's Concert of the Century.
October 25 - Joey and Chris host TRL.
October 28 - 'N Sync perform "Bye Bye Bye" for the first time on television at the WB Radio Music
October 30 - Chris and Joey judge the finals of MTV's Say What Karaoke.
November 3 - 'N Sync, Diane Bass, Lynn Harless, and Johnny Wright launch a countersuit against
Lou Pearlman for $25 million dollars.
November 30 - 'N Sync heads to New York for the Christmas tree-lighting and an outdoor concert.
December 5 - 'N Sync's latest U.S. tour ends in Fargo, ND.
December 6 - 14 - 'N Sync performs in Canada.
December 8 - 'N Sync presents Britney Spears with an award at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
December 23 - 'N Sync, Jive, BMG, and Transcon settle lawsuit.
December 30 - 31 - 'N Sync goes to Hawaii to celebrate the New Year.
January 1 - 'N Sync performs in Hawaii at the Blaisdell Center.
January 17 - 'N Sync performs "Bye, Bye, Bye" and loses to BSB and Santanna for Best Group at the American Music Awards.
'N Sync releases single "Bye, Bye, Bye".
January 20 - 'N Sync chats on AOL at 7 p.m.
January 22 - 'N Sync's TV Special "Wham Concert" airs.
January 24 - 'N Sync appears on Making the Video.
January 26 - 'N Sync hosts TRL.
January 29 - 'N Sync appears on MTV's Super Bowl pre-show, where they perform "Bye, Bye, Bye".
January 31 - Lance Bass appears on 7th Heaven.
February 5 - 6 - 'N Sync appears MTV's Snowed In.
February 11 - 13 - 'N Sync appears at the Golden State NBA All-Star Weekend.
February 23 - 'N Sync presents an award at the Grammys at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
February 25 - 'N Sync appears on The Rosie O'Donnell Show.
March 10 - 'N Sync is featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine.
March 11 - 'N Sync appears as musical guest on Saturday Night Live.
March 12 - Justin appears as a super model in "Model Behavior" with Maggie Lawson and Kathie Lee
March 13 - 'N Sync appears on Good Morning America.
March 18 - 'N Sync appear in 'N Sync TV on MTV and in an episode of Ultrasound.
March 21 - No Strings Attached is released.
March 25 - 'N Sync appears on ALL THAT.
March 26 - 'N Sync and Gloria Estefan sing "Music of My Heart" at the Oscars.
May 9 - 'N Sync starts the 1st leg of their No Strings Attached tour in Biloxi, MS.
June - Justin Timberlake receives his high school diploma onstage at an 'N Sync concert.
June - 'N Sync sings the National Anthem at the "Jayson Williams Foundation Celebrity Softball Game" at Bear Stadium in New Jersey.
June - 'N Sync participates in the CMN Championships TV Special to help raise money for underprivileged kids in Florida.
June 3 - 'N Sync performs "It's Gonna Be Me" at the MTV Movie Awards.
July - 'N Sync releases their marionettes.
July - McDonald's launched their "Summer Music Event" featuring 'N Sync and Britney Spears.
July 28 - 'N Sync has a press conference at Planet Hollywood in New York.
July 29 - 'N Sync participates in the Challenge for the Children II celebrity basketball game at St. John's University in New York.
July 30 - 'N Sync ends the 1st leg of their No Strings Attached tour in Hershey, PA.
August 6 - 'N Sync wins Choice Single for "Bye, Bye, Bye", Song of the Summer and Choice Music Video for "It's Gonna Be Me", Choice Pop Group and Justin Timberlake won Male Hottie of the Year at the Teen Choice Awards.
August 16 - 'N Sync was given the keys to the city of Orlando, Florida by Orlando's mayor.
September - Music Mania 2000, a two-hour live concert featuring was aired on FOX.
September 7 - 'N Sync performs a medley of their songs and wins Viewer's Choice, Best Pop Video, and Best Choreography in a Video at the MTV Video Music Awards at Radio City Music Hall in New York.
September 13 - 'N Sync performs with Son by Four at the Latin Grammys.
September 18 - "This I Promise You" is released as a single.
October 17 - 'N Sync starts the 2nd leg of the No Strings Attached tour in Charlotte, North Carolina.
October 24 - 'N Sync performs the National Anthem at the World Series in New York.
October 26 - 'N Sync world premieres the music video for "This I Promise You".
November 4 - 'N Sync wins Artist of the Year Top 40/Pop Radio and Song of the Year Top 40/Pop Radio at the Radio Music Awards.
November 30 - JC Chasez and Lance Bass attend Angel Ball 2000 while Justin Timberlake, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick present an award at the My VH1 Music Awards.
December 2 - 'N Sync ends the second leg of their No Strings Attached tour in San Diego, CA and sings "Happy Birthday" to Britney Spears at the show.
December 5 - 'N Sync hosts, performs "Just Got Paid" and wins 4 awards at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.
January 7 - 'N Sync wins Favorite Musical Group or Band at the People's Choice Awards in Los Angeles, CA.
January 8 - 'N Sync presents an award and wins the Internet Artist of the Year award at the American Music Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
January 17 - 18 - 'N Sync performs at Rock in Rio.
January 28 - 'N Sync performs with Aerosmith, Britney Spears, Nelly and Mary J. Blige at the Super Bowl 35 Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.
February 13 - 'N Sync's Making the Tour is released.
February 21 - 'N Sync performs "This I Promise You" at the 2001 Grammys at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
February 25 - 'N Sync appears on The Simpsons.
March 10 - 'N Sync makes a video for Janet Jackson's "That's The Way Love Goes" and Justin and Chris present the video at MTV Icon for Janet taped March 10, 2001 at the Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, Los Angeles, CA, aired March 13, 2001.
March 18 - JC, Justin and Chris unveils their celebrity edition t-shirt for Planet Hollywood in Times Square in New York.
March 19 - JC, Justin, Lance and Chris induct Michael Jackson into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.
March 30 - 'N Sync attends the premiere of Bigger Than Live, their IMAX movie.
April 1 - 'N Sync attends A Family Celebration 2001 and are honored for their charity work In Beverly Hills, California.
April 10 - JC, Justin and Chris attend the 2001 Blockbuster Entertainment Awards and introduce Joe and Mystical's performance and 'N Sync wins for Favorite Group of the Year Pop, Favorite CD for "No Strings Attached" and Favorite Single for "Bye Bye Bye".
April 21 - 'N Sync gets slimed on Nick's Kids Choice Awards in skits taped earlier.
May 9 - Thanks to satellite, 'N Sync spends the whole hour on TRL from tour rehearsals in New Orleans, Louisiana.
May 10 - 'N Sync performs "Pop" for the first time ever on TRL from tour rehearsals in New Orleans.
May 23 - 'N Sync begins their "Pop Odyssey" tour in Jacksonville, Florida's Alltel Stadium.
July 23 - 'N Sync celebrates the release of Celebrity at a party at the Moomba Club in West Hollywood, California.
July 24 - 'N Sync releases Celebrity.
July 28 - 29 - 'N Sync holds Challenge For The Children III in Las Vegas, Nevada.
August 12 - 'N Sync attends the 2001 Teen Choice Awards at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, CA and won Best Single for "Pop" and Best Album for "Celebrity".
September 6 - 'N Sync performs "Pop" (with a surprise appearance by Michael Jackson) and wins Best Dance Video, Best Group Video, Best Pop Video and the Viewer's Choice Award for "Pop" at the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
September 7 - 'N Sync performs "Dancing Machine" with the Jackson 5 at "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration, The Solo Years" concert at Madison Square Garden in New York.
September 26 - 'N Sync premieres "Gone" on Trl.