Watch Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake's Video for 'Love Never Felt So Good'

The King of Pop's posthumous single included into his recent "Xcape" record.

Watch Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake's Video for 'Love Never Felt So Good'
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The deluxe edition of Michael Jackson's posthumous new album, "Xscape," features three separate versions of the track "Love Never Felt So Good." One of those tacks on a guest spot from another pop superstar in Justin Timberlake.

Now, the posthumous collaboration between MJ and JT has been given a music video. Here, Timberlake and a gaggle of back-up dancers lip sync and Moonwalk their way across several backdrops plucked from iconic Jackson videos ("Thriller," "Bad," "Billie Jean"). It's the kind of feel-good "everybody dance their cares away" piece that Jackson would have made if he were still alive today. Watch it below.

"Love Never Felt So Good" is one of eight tracks featured on "Xscape," out now via Epic Records. Collecting material from the same recording sessions as 2001's "Invincible," the album was given a "fresh, contemporary" sound thanks to all-star producers Timbaland, Rodney Jerkins, Stargate, Jerome "Jroc" Harmon and John McClain. It's currently streaming in full via Spotify.

In related news, Timberlake previously revealed that he and Jackson actually planned a collaboration in the early 2000s. In an interview on Oprah's Master Class, explained that 'NSync's 2001 single "Gone" was originally written with Jackson in mind.

"[He] said that he wanted to cut the record, but he wanted it to be a duet between himself and I. And I said, 'It's already out. We've already cut this song as an 'NSync record.'

"I'm on the phone, I'm literally punching myself in the face, because I said, 'I can't do that. Could we do an 'NSync featuring Michael Jackson? Or Michael Jackson featuring 'NSync?' And he was very absolute about the fact that he wanted it to be a duet between himself and I."

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    s7peterson
    Wow. Record companies are a bunch of money grubbing bastards....
    DaniArrow
    True. The original versions of the songs are alright though. I just don't think they needed a make-over.
    GuitarRhiger
    This is just sad, they are milking MJ fans of every single penny they can get
    sonofgkex
    You pretty much accidentally created a visual representation of what happened between the company and the fan.
    sonofgkex
    The and your avatar pic make it look like you are the record company and the MJ fan posting together or something.
    Izzy-Sweet
    Simply put: The song's poor, MJ would never have released this and I can see why. Also, Justin Timberlake is WAY too self indulgent in that video.. it should have been more of a memorial, but no, here's a bunch of close ups of his face and him dancing with a load of women... something that MJ NEVER DID, I should add.
    theclassicrock
    I wouldn't say it's a poor song, but it's definitely not his best work. I agree he probably wouldn't have released it.
    Eissari
    you can see how bad it is with music industry when they have to milk dead musicians to death.. Again. Show some damn respect.