Justin Timberlake & Chris Stapleton duet on 'Tennessee Whiskey,' 'Drink You Away' at CMAs

Joe Lynch


Winners at the 49th Annual CMA Awards
Winners at the 49th Annual CMA Awards


Memphis-born pop superstar Justin Timberlake joined the stage at the 2015 CMAs to duet with uber-talented (and heavily-bearded) country newcomer Chris Stapleton.

Shortly after Stapleton won New Artist of the Year at the CMAs, he hit the stage with a guitar-slinging Timberlake to trade vocals on the Traveller track "Tennessee Whiskey."

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After that, JT performed his most honky tonk track to date, "Drink You Away" from The 20/20 Experience - 2 of 2, with Stapleton adding some serious vocal assists.

Sure, Timberlake is pop, but there's nothing more country than two Tennessee boys singing about booze with guitars in hand.

See inside the 2015 CMA Awards ceremony below:

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