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I wrote this song because I wanted it to be about inclusion, about being together. And so I guess I want to take this opportunity and speak to young people right now ‘cause there’s a lot of you looking at me, if you are black or you are brown or you are gay or you’re a lesbian or you are trans, or maybe you’re just a sissy singing boy from Tennessee, anyone that is treating you unkindly, it’s only because they are afraid or have been taught to be afraid of how important you are.
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Justin Timberlake, who is from Memphis, on inclusion at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, after winning the night’s first award, song of the year, for “Can’t Stop The Feeling!”