Justin Bieber Headshot
Report a problem with this profile
[email protected]

Justin Bieber          

Canadian Singer Most Known for "Where Are Ü Now" & "What Do You Mean?"

Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop singer, who rose to fame with the release of his debut single, 'One Time'. Bieber was raised by his mother, Pattie Mallette, in Ontario, Canada. At the age of 12, he entered a local singing competition and came second. Bieber went on to teach himself to play the guitar, drums and the trumpet.

With the help of his mother, Bieber then started to post videos on YouTube of his own covers of songs by artists such as Chris Brown, Usher, Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder. These videos were seen by the record company executive Scooter Braun, who flew Bieber to Atlanta to meet and perform in front of Usher. Eventually, he was signed to Island Records. Bieber moved to Atlanta with his mother, so that Justin could work more closely with Usher and Braun.

Bieber's debut album was entitled My World and was released in November 2009. Usher appears as a guest vocalist on the album and also appears in the video for 'One Time'. The track reached number on in Canada and also experienced global success. 'One Time' was followed by the release of singles such as 'One Less Lonely Girl', 'Love Me' and 'Favourite Girl'.

During a promotional tour, Justin Bieber was due to appear at a shopping mall in Long Island, but the visit had to be cancelled when an unexpected crowd of over 3,000 turned up and threatened to breach safety restrictions. A number of Bieber's fans suffered minor injuries n the foray that ensued. The vice-president of Island Records was arrested over the incident, as he was reported to have disadvantaged the police's crowd control efforts. Similarly, Scooter Braun was charged with reckless endangerment and criminal nuisance in relation to the event. At the Christmas in Washington event, Bieber performed for the US President, Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama. He sang 'Someday at Christmas', by Stevie Wonder. A few weeks later, Bieber was one of the guests on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest, along with The Black Eyed Peas and Jennifer Lopez. Bieber was also chosen as a presenter at the 52nd Grammy Awards. Bieber was also asked to perform on the re-recording of 'We Are the World', which was sold to raise money for victims of the Haiti earthquake. Among the huge number of artists on the recording were Nick Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Akon, T-Pain, Kanye West and Miley Cyrus.

Bieber's track 'Baby', released in early 2010, features the hip-hop artist Ludacris. In April of that year, Bieber was a guest on Saturday Night Live and was the subject of a comedy skit featuring himself and regular Saturday Night Live comedian Tina Fey.

News


Justin Bieber steals Spotify streaming record from One Direction
The Weeknd Back at No. 1, Justin Bieber Hits Top 10 on Billboard Artist 100
Justin Bieber Talks Gun Control, Feeling Lonely & Working With ...

In a new interview, Justin Bieber spent about 13 minutes discussing a myriad of topics, from his humble beginnings and fame to collaborating with Kanye West ...

Can Justin Bieber score a third week atop the Official Singles Chart?
Justin Bieber Is Going on a World Tour for the First Time in Three ...

It was only a matter of time...Justin Bieber is going on tour! The Love Yourself crooner announ...

Justin Bieber Releasing New Music Video Per Hour for All 'Purpose ...

Justin Bieber's fourth album, Purpose, is finally here. The 21-year-old pop star celebrated the release on Saturday (Nov. 14) by sharing a new music video per ...

Justin Bieber’s Brutal Murder Can’t Save Not-So-Hot ‘Zoolander 2’

The biggest crisis to hit the celebrity world in Zoolander 2 is sparked by the catastrophe-heralding collision of two of the greatest forces in millennial pop culture, neither of which were household concepts when the first Zoolander opened in the wake of the 9/11 attacks: Justin Bieber and the selfie. The cruel cycle of fame is quick to discard yesterday’s darlings, a fate sure to befall this flat sequel to 2001’s goofy comedy about a dim male model saving the world. In 2016, Zoolander 2 perceptively argues, there is a fate worse than death: obsolescence. Choosing the wrong Instagram filter? A close runner-up.

Grammys 2017: Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West Lead Nominees

In the prestigious Album of the Year category, Beyoncé's Lemonade, Rolling Stone's Best Album of 2016, will face off against Adele's 25, Drake's Views, Justin Bieber's Purpose and Sturgill Simpson's A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Related Speakers View all


More like Justin