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Is Justin Timberlake Heading To The 'Woods' For New Album?

By: Scott T. Sterling

December 18, 2017

Justin Timberlake is busy trademarking new terms, leading some to believe that he’s securing the title of his upcoming album.

Timberlake has locked down the trademark for the phrase “Man of the Woods,” which according to documents, can be used for “CDs, DVDs, downloadable music, clothes, concert posters, programs … and live performances and tours," according to a report from TMZ

Timberlake also secured a trademark for “Fresh Leaves,” which per those same docs can be utilized for “hats, robes, shorts, jerseys, long-sleeved t-shirts, and more.”

While there is no evidence that these new trademarks are tied to any of Timberlake's new music (album or single), the earthy, naturist tone of the terms could indicate the singer is making a pivot to a more rustic sound. Since producers Pharrell Williams and Timbaland are working on the highly anticipated new project, a country album seems unlikely. 

However, pop stars move in mysterious ways.

We'll just have to wait and see.