Justin Timberlake not only brought SexyBack to the pop charts, but to cell phones worldwide. When Nielsen RingScan unveiled its new mastertone sales data this week, Timberlake's "SexyBack" was the top-selling mastertone to date, with 1.1 million units sold.
What's a mastertone, you ask? It's a ringtone comprised of an actual sound recording rather than the squeaky polyphonic ringtones or synthesized reproductions of songs that dominated the cell phone industry just a few years ago.
Akon's "Smack That" came in at number 2, with 988,000 sold and Hinder's "Lips of an Angel" was number 3 with 986,000 sold. But there's more good news for our favorite former boy-bander: "My Love," the second single off Timberlake's new album, came in at number 6, selling over 690,000 mastertones.