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Justin Timberlake's 'Can't Stop The Feeling' is the best selling song of 2016 so far

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Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is the best selling song of 2016, so far, according to Nielsen Soundscan Monday.

The infectious tune, which was co-written by Timberlake for the Trolls soundtrack and debuted in May, sold 2.16 million units this year, according to Billboard, and was certified triple platinum by the RIAA in the U.S. It edged out “My House” by Flo Rida, who reached No. 2 with 2.14 million. Other runners-up include Lukas Graham with “7 Years” (2.03 million), Drake with “One Dance” (1.90 million), and Justin Bieber with “Love Yourself” (1.76 million).

Timberlake recently told Today’s Willie Geist that he credits his 18-month-old son Silas for the hit.

“[Fatherhod] changes everything,” he said. “I would have never written a song like ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling.’”

 

Timberlake is showing no signs of slowing down for the rest of 2016. He stars with Anna Kendrick in Trolls, out in November, and released a tour documentary, Justin Timberlake + the Tennessee Kids, on Netflix on Wednesday.

He’s also at work on a new solo album and told EW that the process of making the collection is “lovely.” Just last month he said, “I’ve been in and out of the studio, obviously, with some of my more frequent – and less frequent – collaborators. I guess I’m resigned to the fact that I’m a tortoise when it comes to this process. I can’t imagine doing it any other way. I just feel like it’s so important to never have the cart before the horse when it comes to making a record.”