Singer inducted into Memphis Music Hall of Fame

"This is the f---ing coolest thing that has ever happened to me," the 34-year-old said after his introduction by close pal Jimmy Fallon.

Justin Timberlake inducted into the Memphis Music Hall of Fame

Justin Timberlake has been inducted into the 'Memphis Music Hall of Fame'.

The popular singer choked back tears during his induction at his hometown on October 17, while reserving an extra special shout-out for his wife and "rock", Jessica Biel

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"I wanna thank all the great artists in this hall," he continued. "I’m truly honored to merely stand on the shoulders of all these legends I grew up listening to, and I grew up admiring, to say that I stand alongside them now."

But it was Jessica who got the most praise. "Baby, I love you more than I could put into words and more than any song I could ever write,” JT shared, adding that the 33-year-old is “beautiful, loving and incredibly understanding.”

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It's been quite a year for the couple, who  welcomed their first child, son Silas Randall, in April. And who knows, maybe the tot will find himself accepting a similar accolade 30 years from now!

Watch Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon invoke the history of rap music below:

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