Relive Justin Timberlake's Super Bowl Halftime Show

Find out who's singing his praises ... and who was tweeting "NOPE NOPE NOPE NOPE!"

Sure, there were a ton of people tuning into the Super Bowl to watch the New England Patriots face off against the Philadelphia Eagles, but for us the big game was all about one thing: Justin Timberlake's halftime performance.

His last appearance at the big game was met with major backlash in 2004, after he exposed Janet Jackson's breast during her performance. With that memory still in the minds of many, the big question was whether she'd join him on stage in Minneapolis, something she shut down on Saturday. Some also hoped NSYNC would pop up -- like Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams did when Beyonce rocked the stage in 2013 -- or Chris Stapleton, who he shares a duet with on his new album.

Timberlake denied any of them would join him ... and he wasn't lying.

JT began his set "Filthy," rocking a fringe leather jacket and dancing below the field, before making his way to the main stage singing "Rock Your Body" -- the same song he was performing when he tore of Janet's top. His medley of hits also included "SexyBack," "My Love" and "Cry Me River." He slipped on a camo suit to perform "Suit and Tie" with a full band, before moving to the piano to sing "Until the End of Time" and Prince's "I Would Die 4 U," with a video screen of the legendary singer. As that happened, the lights in the city all turned purple.

He followed that up with his song "Mirrors" and "Can't Stop the Feeling" -- which he performed in the stands.

A few celebrities chimed in on his use of Prince, both in defense and against:

Here's what else Hollywood is saying about the performance in general:

Keep reading for more funny and/or critical tweets about the performance:

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