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Poll: Justin Timberlake top pop musician voters would like to see as president

The "SexyBack" musician led other top pop musicians, including Jay-Z, Beyonce, and Adele, when voters were asked which Top 40 star they'd most like to see as president.

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Timberlake garnered 34 percent of respondents in the Public Policy Polling survey, besting Adele by 15 percentage points. (Neither are actually eligible for the presidency; Timberlake, age 32, is three years short of the Constitutionally-mandated age requirement, while Adele is a British citizen.) Beyonce rounded out the top three with 14 percent, while her husband Jay-Z was the selection of 9 percent of voters.

Lady Gaga (8 percent), Justin Bieber (8 percent, and ineligible as a Canadian), Chris Brown (5 percent) and Rihanna (2 percent) rounded out the group.

Timberlake already has one big fan in the White House — first lady Michelle Obama. Last month, Obama introduced Timberlake at a celebration of Memphis soul music and joked about understanding the audience's excitement.

"OK, let's breathe," Obama quipped. "Come on. Everyone, let's breathe, even the moms."


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