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“Can’t Stop the Feeling!” is a song recorded by American singer and songwriter Justin Timberlake for the soundtrack to the upcoming film Trolls, for which he serves as the executive music producer. It was written and produced by Timberlake, Max Martin and Shellback. Musically, it is an uptempo disco-pop, soul-pop number with funk influences. The song was released as a single on May 6, 2016, and serviced to contemporary hit radio on May 10, 2016. Timberlake gave his first televised performance of “Can’t Stop the Feeling!” during the interval act of the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 grand final. Directed by Mark Romanek, its music video was released on May 16, 2016, and follows Timberlake on a tour to everyday places as he dances through what a typical day might be—it was followed by a number of fan-made videos.
The single debuted atop the US Billboard Hot 100, opening with 379,000 downloads in its first week, marking Timberlake’s fifth No. 1 single in the country, and making it the 26th song on the Hot 100 history to start at the summit of the chart. Additionally, it became the second song to spend its first 10 weeks atop the Digital Songs chart, joining The Black Eyed Peas’ “Boom Boom Pow” (2009). The single marked his fifth No. 1 single on the Radio Songs chart and eighth on the Mainstream Top 40. Internationally, it topped the charts in Argentina, Brazil, Belgium, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Israel, Mexico, Russia, Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Sweden and Switzerland, and the top-five in most of Europe. Spotify named it the fifth most-streamed song of the summer. In the US it was the best selling song of the summer, while being listed at 2 on the Billboard seasonal ranking. As of October 2016, it has sold 2.16 million downloads in the country, thus being the best selling song of the year.