5 Lunchtime Links: Justin Timberlake to release new single

16 MAR 2013   Justin Timberlake performs at the MySpace Secret Showcase presented by Chevrolet during the South by Southwest Music Festival  in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, March 16, 2013.   (Austin American-Statesman / Rodolfo Gonzalez)

16 MAR 2013 Justin Timberlake performs at the MySpace Secret Showcase presented by Chevrolet during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, March 16, 2013. (Austin American-Statesman / Rodolfo Gonzalez)

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.

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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.

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