Justin Timberlake has joined an investment group working toward bringing a Major League Baseball franchise to Nashville.

The group, called Music City Baseball, and is a collective of business and civic leaders as well as entertainers.

"I am thrilled to be involved in the movement to bring Major League Baseball to the great state of Tennessee," Timberlake said in a statement. "I believe in Music City Baseball's vision of linking baseball and music in a unique way to unite and entertain people and I am excited to help generate awareness throughout the community as we share our vision for bringing MLB to Music City."