Justin Timberlake Grammys 2013: Jay-Z Rumblings, Will They Live Up To Hype?

Justin Timberlake is returning to music's center stage in his first performance at the Grammys in nearly four years. Timberlake's much anticipated return to music after his adventures in acting is in full swing, with excitement levels rising.

MTV News quoted Neil Portnow, the Recording Academy President/CEO, as saying that Timberlake's performance would be a "bit of a surprise. It will be worth watching and with the Grammys you always have the potential of seeing something first that you can't see anywhere else. And that's right in his wheelhouse."

Some are hoping that the surprise is the one and only Jay-Z. If so, the performance will certainly surpass expectations.

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