Before going on to sell over one hundred and forty million records and winning some of the most prestigious awards, Justin Bieber was just a passionate singer who was trying to make it big. Then he was discovered by Scooter Braun and his life changed forever. Bieber has captured the hearts of many around the world who can’t get enough of his chart-topping songs like, Baby, Boyfriend and Heartbreaker. Forbes’ also included him in its list of the, ‘Top Ten Most Powerful Celebrities in the World’ in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
Even though Justin Bieber has not shared any plans regarding the release of his latest album, he has been busy recording new music. In fact, the 23 year old Ontario native has appeared in three songs so far this year, Despacito by Luis Fonsi, I’m the One by DJ Khaled and U2 by David Guetta.
He is now gearing up to perform live shows for his fans and you can catch him play music in person by booking your Justin Bieber tickets today.
Early Life & Influences
Some people are born with special talents and Justin Bieber is one of them. His gift is his voice which has brought him immense fame throughout the world. This musical prodigy started to build a fan following early on in his career by posting videos of himself singing cover songs on YouTube. He caught the attention of his future manager, Scooter Braun who clicked on one of his videos by accident.
Impressed by his vocal capabilities, he traced Bieber and arranged a meeting with Usher who was completely blown away by what Bieber had to offer. Justin was then signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG). In an interview with MTV, Usher revealed why he was so interested in signing him and stated,
“Well, one was his voice. I felt like his voice was incredible. I feel he was very charismatic, and that's what it takes to be able to handle what this is. It's the ability to turn it on and understand, but it was a very real ability. It was actually just him.”
Influenced by stars like, Justin Timberlake, Mariah Carey and Michael Jackson, Bieber went to work and his first EP, ‘My World’ came out in 2009. The extended play was a global hit and was certified double platinum in Canada and the United Kingdom. Moreover, it also gathered positive reviews from the critics.
Breakthrough & Recognition
There are not many stars who have achieved success as quickly as Justin Bieber. He immediately shot to stardom when his first album, ‘My World 2.0’ arrived in the stores in 2010. The record was awarded multi-platinum certifications in many countries and debuted at the first spot on the Billboard 200, the Canadian Albums and the ARIA charts. Moreover, this LP was nominated for a Grammy in the category of, ‘Best Pop Vocal Album.’ ‘My World 2.0’ was also praised by the critics.
Bieber continued to amaze fans with his talents. He made the world dance to his music and came out with several hit singles like, One Less Lonely Girl, Never Say Never, Beauty and a Beat and What Do You Mean, all of which sold millions of copies in the United States. Apart from making his impact as a singer-songwriter, he also earned recognition as an actor by making appearances in films like, ‘Men in Black 3,’ ‘Behaving Badly,’ ‘Zoolander 2’ and ‘Killing Hasselhoff.’
Notable Work and Album Releases
After coming under the spotlight with ‘My World 2.0,’ Justin Bieber went on to work on three more studio albums, ‘Under the Mistletoe,’ ‘Believe’ and ‘Purpose.’ These LPs were praised by the critics and reached the top of Billboard 200. ‘Purpose’ to date is his latest record and it made its way to Rolling Stones’ list of the ’20 Best Albums of 2015.’ Majority of the record was produced by American DJ, Skrillex who worked on six songs including, Where Are Ü Now which earned Bieber a Grammy for the ‘Best Dance Recording.’ In addition, ‘Purpose’ received four stars out of five from Billboard.
Apart from coming out with successful studio efforts, Justin Bieber has also spawned two compilation and three remix albums.
Justin Bieber – What’s Next
On August 17, 2017, Justin Bieber gave a pleasant surprise to his fans in the form of a new song titled, Friends. The single is produced by Bloodpop and achieved gold level sales in Canada. It climbed to the twentieth spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and instantly had fans of pop music hooked to it. Forbes also posted a positive review about his latest song and stated that, “everything about the song is polished and perfectly suited to take over radio waves for the remainder of the summer."
Justin Bieber is now planning to perform live for his fans. He will be playing some unreleased songs along with hits from his multi-platinum selling albums like, ‘Purpose’ and ‘Believe’ exclusively for you. Justin Bieber Tour tickets are now being sold and you can get them if you want to enjoy his performance in person.