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    23 Reasons JC Was Actually The Best Member Of NSYNC

    It's mostly the hair.

    Okay, so everyone agrees *NSYNC is the greatest boy band of all time.

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    BSB fans can just click out right now. Buh bye.

    But there's a common misconception that Justin "Ramen Head Ass" Timberlake was the leader of the band.

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    1. When, IN FACT, Mr. Joshua Scott "JC" Chasez was the heart and soul of NSYNC.

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    There's a reason he's in the middle.

    2. He was the best singer in the group, hands down.

    Sure, Justin was known for his falsetto, but when a song needed power, they went to JC.

    3. Don't believe me? The court would like to introduce exhibit A: "This I Promise You," maybe the best showcase of JC's range.

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    Seriously, watch this whole video and tell me JC isn't the best singer in the group.

    4. Real heads know.

    5. There's a reason he has the lead verse on NSYNC's biggest hit "Bye Bye Bye".

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    6. Not to mention he co-wrote some of the band's most underrated bops including "Digital Get Down," "Space Cowboy (Yippie-Yi-Yay)," and "Selfish".

    7. OKAY, but more importantly, JC's real strength was his muffukkin HAIR.

    8. It started out spiky.

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    9. Then it did this middle part thing.

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    10. Okay here was a small misstep where JC looks like he'd like to speak to the manager.

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    11. But he really hit his stride when he embraced the POWER MULLET.

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    12. Here's the mullet getting cozy with Lenny Kravitz and a trucker hat.

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    13. He showed us mullets can be ~baller~.

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    14. Only JC has the steeze to pull off a mullet AND a mustache.

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    15. Then he hit us with the extra long mullet.

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    Seriously wondering if those are extensions.

    16. The mullet helped him get his Bono on.

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    17. Yet, only a year later, he'd flattened it out. Seriously, his hair has more range than his voice.

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    18. Literally days prior he had curls, looking very Robb Stark.

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    19. In the mid-2000s he cleaned up his look.

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    20. And he's maintained it. Here he is with the rest of the gang celebrating his 40th (!) birthday last year.

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    21. Again.

    22. He went as Andy Warhol for Halloween.

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    23. Oh, and he can still sing, obvs. Here he is serenading a friend at a New Year's Eve party.

    In conclusion: sure, JT has had the better career, but true *NSYNC fans know who the real hero was.

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