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NSYNC Changed The Title of “It’s Gonna Be Me” to “It’s Gonna Be May” for May 1

By kmvq on May 1, 2020
HOLLYWOOD, CA – APRIL 30: Singers Chris Kirkpatrick, Lance Bass, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Justin Timberlake of NSYNC are honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on April 30, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Have you guys check you streaming service today? Yesterday was Thursday the last day of April, and *NSYNC fans knew what that meant: “It’s Gonna Be May!”

In fact, the boy band temporarily changed the title of its hit single “It’s Gonna Be Me” to “It’s Gonna Be May” on streaming services this week in honor of the memes that have sprouted up making fun of Justin Timberlake’s unique pronunciation of the song’s title on the track.

The Verge notes that the 2000 single sees an annual spike in sales and streams right around the end of April and beginning of May, while fellow *NSYNC-er Lance Bass told Good Morning America on Friday, “I mean, who knew it would become a national holiday this many years later?”