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Chris Stapleton teams up with Justin Timberlake for “Tennessee Whiskey/Drink You Away” collaboration

Justin Timberlake’s musical talents have always been evident, but his 2015 performance of “Tennessee Whiskey/Drink You Away” with Chris Stapleton at the Country Music Association Awards put his vocal ability on full display. The song, which became an instant hit, showcased Timberlake’s versatility as an artist and solidified his place in the country music scene.

“Tennessee Whiskey/Drink You Away” is a medley of two songs: “Tennessee Whiskey,” originally performed by David Allan Coe, and “Drink You Away,” from Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2” album. The blend of the two tracks resulted in a unique sound that was unlike anything heard before. Stapleton’s raw and soulful voice combined with Timberlake’s smooth vocals created a powerful duo that resonated with fans across genres.

The collaboration between Timberlake and Stapleton was well-received by both fans and critics alike. The performance received a standing ovation from the audience and earned rave reviews from music publications such as Rolling Stone and Billboard. It also helped to introduce a new audience to Stapleton’s music, which had previously been under the radar for many listeners.

In the years since its debut, “Tennessee Whiskey/Drink You Away” has become a staple in Timberlake’s live shows. He has performed the song solo as well as with Stapleton, and it remains a fan favorite. The collaboration between these two artists served as a reminder of the power of music to bring people together and create something truly special.

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