Justin Timberlake's 'Suit & Tie' Breaks US Chart Records After Release

23 January 2013, 13:55

The 'My Love' singer has achieved the highest debut for a male artist in the chart's history.

Justin Timberlake has broken records in the US with the release of his brand new single 'Suit & Tie'.

The 'SexyBack' singer has scored the highest entry ever for a male artist on the US Billboard Pop Song chart, after the surprise release of his first solo single in six years.

Justin released his Jay-Z featuring track 'Suit & Tie' last Monday (14th January) shortly after announcing his return to music, and the song received the most first week plays on US radio out of any track in the chart's history.

'Suit & Tie' was played a total of 6045 times over the course of the week, charting at number 14, and is now only second to Mariah Carey's 'Dreamlover' in terms of debut charting position.

Check out a promo picture for Justin Timberlake's new single 'Suit & Tie' below:

Justin Timberlake Suit and Tie

Justin tweeted fans to say he felt "humbled" after hearing 'Suit & Tie' had reached number one on the iTunes Chart less than a day after its release.

Justin Timberlake is expected to return with his third album 'The 20/20 Experience' later this year.