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Leona Lewis unites the masses, even boy bands

November 18, 2009 |  1:45 pm
Jtleona There's no denying the gentle power of British import Leona Lewis' voice: She can bring the world together with her harmonies -- and even a former boy-bander or two.

Tuesday night, ASICS threw a bash to celebrate the release of Lewis' second studio album, "Echo," at Hyde Lounge, where fan and fellow chart-topper Justin Timberlake showed up for support.

Dressed down in a hoodie and ski cap, Timberlake (sans girlfriend Jessica Biel) devoted nearly all of his time and attention to Lewis, looking stunning in a strapless band dress with corset detail by Herve Leger. JT camped out at her private table, where the two exchanged hugs and conversation.

A pivotal moment came, however, when Timberlake and former 'N Sync band member JC Chasez collided, the first time we've seen them in public together in nearly a decade.

The pair looked as if they'd never said goodbye, chumming out with yet more hugs and conversation. Don't you love it when we all get along?

Elsewhere, divas Eva and Ciara partied in all-black ensembles -- life must be kind to "Goodies" singer Ciara, as she was spotted rolling up in a silver Rolls Royce Phantom.

Lewis was also joined by Bijou Phillips and fellow Brit Kelly Osbourne, who brought (don't click if you didn't watch Tuesday night's episode yet)  "Dancing With the Stars" hunk Derek Hough.

-- Matt Donnelly

Photo above: Leona Lewis and Justin Timberlake say cheese at a record release party for Leona's new disc, "Echo." Credit: WireImage


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Bijou Phillips hides her ring finger (ahem, Danny Masterson). Credit: WireImage


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JC Chasez throws up the peace sign. Credit: WireImage


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Ciara shows us her one-two step. Credit: WireImage


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Yet more huggage for Justin Timberlake, with the lady of the evening, Leona Lewis. Credit: WireImage


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