Last month he wowed us with his performance of “Can’t Stop The Feeling” during the Eurovision 2016 interval.

And it seems that Justin Timberlake did a rather good job transmitting that feeling, as his song has stormed the charts not only in America, but also across Europe.

As of June 19 the song had topped the charts in 18 countries, 12 of which competed at Eurovision. These include Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland.

On June 6 the former N’Sync member reached No. 1 on Billboard’s Adult Pop Songs radio airplay chart in the United States.

He managed to do that just five weeks after the song’s release, which tied him for the fastest ascent to No. 1 alongside Adele’s “Hello”, which did so back in November.

Justin has been putting in the leg work promoting the song — and not just at Eurovision.

In June he traveled to Australia, where he appeared on the Nova 96.9 radio station in Sydney.

Always diplomatic, the 35-year-old pop star told radio hosts Fitzy and Wippa that he just loved the Australian Eurovision act Dami Im.

“Australia was represented beautifully…I thought that it was a great song and and an amazing performance.”

Justin also suggested that Eurovision should go global and build bridges to America.

“In my opinion there should also be a Worldvision to let everybody in on the fun.”

His appearance at ESC tied in perfectly with the news that the United States would broadcast Eurovision 2016 live on LogoTV for the very first time.

Are you thrilled with Justin’s success? Do you want to see more global pop stars making guest appearances at Eurovision? And where would you rank Justin’s song in the grand final? Let us know in the comments section below.

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mao
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mao

The only interval act I can remember its the Epic Love Love Peace Peace

Kinuyo
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Kinuyo

I’d say it is a decent song. But I would say that it’s more to do with ppl buying the song because it reminds them of eurovision. Their association with the song is more important than the song itself. If a majority of the people who were in the audience and people watching at home decided to buy it, that’s a lot of people already! When he was performing the whole audience including the performers and entourage in the green room were all going crazy!

Eurocan
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Eurocan

Not my favorite song!

ESCTOPS UK
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ESCTOPS UK

I’m not a fan of it sorry!! But it is only doing well because it’s Justin Timberlake who is much more famous than any of the contestants at Eurovision 2016! 😀

Marc
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Marc

@Karminowe
Sergey and any song has charted in Poland this year, at least in the Official top 100 airplay chart where our hero Alvaro Soler is the current number one 🙂
BTW, My best friend is living in Poland and he told me the only song he heard on the radio and at the gym is “If I were sorry”, and Polish public gave 10 points to Sweden this year.

NachoNachoAU
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NachoNachoAU

Funny thing was that his performance wasn’t shown in America due to some copyright issue :X

Marc
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Marc

@MDT
This year the flop has been huge compared to 2015 for example.
I agree marketing is quite important, but so many songs became a huge hits from nowhere. Frans is having success because his song is really good and current and just works for itself beyond his level.

Richard
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Richard

The song managed to knock Drake out of #1 for a single week when debuted at the top three weeks ago here in his home country,the USA. It’s #2 now.

Maru fr
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Maru fr

+karminowe.usta
And who on the first place? 😀

Pastora Soler haha!
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Pastora Soler haha!

I think that Poli Genova and Dami had some success in their countries

karminowe.usta
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karminowe.usta

@MTD

Polish radio station plays Sergey`s song. “You are the only one” actually is a second place in chart:)

karminowe.usta
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karminowe.usta

Justin`s song aren`t in my taste of music. I prefer other genres:)

MTD
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MTD

For the ones below commenting about “flop” of the ESC contestants and the success of Justin – seriously? Justin’s song is part of the well organized media-marketing frenzy that is paid by the respective record labels and it is part of the global mainstream scene which by itself has more playing on radio than everything else. So, comparing that with limited budgets of other’s contestants is just…wrong. From this year, yes, only Frans has the “success” but he also has his label behind him doing endless promotions. Yes, you need promotion to get your song sold, it ain’t happening by… Read more »

James
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James

@????? Let’s be fair, Justin Timberlake was already a superstar, the song had reached #2 in the UK BEFORE Eurovision. Yes of course Eurovision has helped keep the song high in the charts and increased it’s sales, but he was always going to have more sales than unknown acts who only get one or two performances. The song had radio play before Eurovision, and after whereas radio stations don’t tend to play Eurovision acts, with a few exceptions. Yes the songs did underperform in the charts this year, I’m surprised Dami didn’t do better, but even if they had done… Read more »

DenizNL
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DenizNL

It’s an okay song, which I sing along to when I hear it. But it is definitely not one of my favourites.

Glorious
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Glorious

“Plus of course it has a Swedish connection, and that makes it even better!”
Really?

Ben Rafter
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Ben Rafter

One of my favourite songs atm!

Plum
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Plum

Really?
“I have sunshine in my pocket…”
I was not impressed by it, sorry=))

Denis
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Denis

No wonder! It was the best song of the night, of course it would be a chart-topper!
A worthy winner if it competed:)
Plus of course it has a Swedish connection, and that makes it even better!

???????
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???????

The awkward sidenote of Eurovision, when the interval act is commercially more successful than any actual contestant.

ESC 2016 contestants flopped across the board, except for Frans who is still in the Austrian Top 5. Justin is Top 3.