Justin Timberlake's long-awaited return to the stage was somewhat of a dud.
It was high on concept, yet low on originality.
He went with a '60s retro-soul production, partially televised in black and white -- which is about as novel a Grammy idea as pairing Elton John with an artist who's actually still making good music.
More troubling was the music itself. The two songs performed — "Pusher Love Girl" and "Suit & Tie" — were about as memorable as Timberlake's voiceover work in "Yogi Bear."
Even the guest appearance by Jay-Z didn't help matters (much)
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