Justin Timberlake’s big week

After hosting "SNL," the singer has been making the rounds on TV to promote his long-anticipated new album SLIDE SHOW

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Justin Timberlake’s big year has culminated in an even bigger week: The singer hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the fifth time on Saturday, boosting the show’s ratings to its highest in 14 months. His media tour, celebrating the upcoming release of his new album, “The 20/20 Experience,” has continued as he appeared all week long as a guest on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.” He will close out SXSW on March 19, the same day “20/20 Experience” goes on sale.

In case you missed any, here are the most memorable J.T. performances of the week:

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    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    J.T. kicked off the week with a sketch featuring cameos by Paul Simon, Steve Martin, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Martin Short, Tom Hanks and Alec Baldwin in the "SNL" opening monologue

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    Justin Timberlake and Andy Samberg reprise their beloved "Dick in a Box" duo on "SNL"

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z perform "Suit & Tie" live on "SNL"

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    Barbershop quartet the Ragtime Gals perform "SexyBack"

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    The singer is looking for a new suit and tie (the name of his new single) at Steve Carell's store in "Real People, Fake Arms"

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake and Michael McDonald perform a dramatic rendition of "Row, Row, Row Your Boat"

    The best of Justin Timberlake's big week

    Jimmy Fallon and J.T. sing Toto's "Africa" as teenagers at summer camp.

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Prachi Gupta is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on pop culture. Follow her on Twitter at @prachigu or email her at pgupta@salon.com.

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