In 2008, Timberlake helped make Madonna's single, "4 Minutes", a Top 10 hit.
His grandfather also introduced him to the songs of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash. Both have remarried and the extended family remains close. His half-sister died shortly after birth and Timberlake would pay tribute to her in the *NSYNC song “My Angel in Heaven.” , along with pop stars Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and JC Chasez.As a solo artist, Timberlake has often collaborated with the Black Eyed Peas, receiving a Grammy nomination with the band for "Where Is The Love?" He has also worked with Nelly, Snoop Dogg and Nelly Furtado and started his own record company, Jay Tee Records, in 2005.The following year, he released his second solo album, , which debuted at No. (The album's lead single, "Sexy Back", spent several consecutive weeks at No.1.) Some of the album's other hit tracks include "My Love," "What Goes Around Comes Around," and "Love Stoned/I Think She Knows," with the last two songs garnering Grammys.