Man of the Woods is the upcoming fifth studio album by American singer-songwriter Justin Timberlake. It is set to be released on February 2, 2018.The production of the album was handled by Timberlake, The Neptunes, Timbaland, Danja, J-Roc, Eric Hudson, and Rob Knox. The album's first single "Filthy" was released on January 5, 2018. Timberlake will embark on the Man of the Woods Tour in March 2018.
Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl LII halftime show at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 4, 2018. He confirmed via his social media pages that Man of the Woods will be released on February 2, with a video trailer introducing the album and the influence behind it, "this album is really inspired by my son, my wife, my family, but more so than any album I've ever written–where I'm from."
The album's lead single, "Filthy" was released on January 5 along with the album pre-order. The song was released with a music video, and three additional videos by different directors will be released weekly beginning January 18, with "Supplies" and "Supplies" being the first two, followed by the Chris Stapleton-featuring "Say Something".
Initial discussions for the album began several years before the production of the album, between Timberlake and Pharrell Williams. Production was placed on hold for two-years, while Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel had their son, Silas. Production began between Timberlake, Williams and Chad Hugo, with the first song for the album being the title-track, which is the Latin translation of Timberlake's son's name.