Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, producer, entrepreneur, investor, and actor. Bieber was discovered in 2008 by American talent manager Scooter Braun, who came across Bieber’s videos on YouTube and later became his manager. Braun arranged for him to meet with entertainer Usher Raymond in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG), and then to an Island Records recording contract offered by record executive L.A. Reid.
His debut extended play, the seven-track My World, was released in November 2009, and was soon certified platinum in the United States. He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber’s first full-length studio album, My World 2.0, was released in March 2010. It debuted at or near number-one in several countries and was certified platinum in the United States. It was preceded by the worldwide top-ten single, “Baby”. He followed up the release of his debut album with his first headlining tour, the My World Tour, the remix albums My Worlds Acoustic and Never Say Never – The Remixes, and the 3D biopic-concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, which nearly tied the record for the biggest opening-weekend gross for a concert-film. Bieber released his second studio album, Under the Mistletoe, in November 2011, when it debuted at number-one on the Billboard 200. Bieber released his third studio album, Believe, in June 2012, it became his fourth chart topper in the United States, debuting at number-one on the Billboard 200. Intent on developing a more mature sound, the album is regarded as a musical departure from his previous teen pop sound.
Bieber has received numerous awards, including Artist of the Year at the 2010 American Music Awards, and was nominated for such accolades as Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Grammy Awards. With a global fan base, termed as “Beliebers”, and over 27 million followers on Twitter, he was named by Forbes Magazine in 2012 as the third most powerful celebrity in the world. He had earned an estimated US$55 million in the previous 12 months. As of May 2012, Bieber has sold 15 million albums. Justin Bieber along with Taylor Swift won top honours at the Teen Choice Awards on July 22, 2012. He has a net worth of US$108 million as of August 2012.
As of April 2012, Bieber’s Twitter account (@justinbieber) is the second most popular celebrity account behind that of Lady Gaga. By mid-April 2012, he had over 20 million followers. His follower acquisition is one new follower every other second. His popularity on Twitter at one point accounted for three percent of all Twitter related traffic, with a Twitter employee commenting that “racks of servers are dedicated” to Bieber. This resulted in over 180 million page views for the service each month. Bieber was frequently a trending topic on Twitter when the feature first launched because his fans frequently discussed him on the network. and was named the top trending star on Twitter in 2010; Klout gave his account a score of 100.
The size of Bieber’s and Gaga’s follower bases are cited as a reason why marketers should pay attention to Twitter: with an ability to reach millions of people with a single tweet. 8.3% of tweets mentioning “bieber” were semi-automated and probably Twitter related spam. Research done about Twitter and the 2011 Egyptian revolution includes Bieber as he made tweets about the topic at a time when he had roughly 8 million followers. His multiple tweets resulted in 32,000 responses each, which made Bieber’s Twitter account one of the single largest nodes for discussion about the uprising on Twitter.
Justin Bieber discography
The discography of Canadian recording artist Justin Bieber consists of three studio albums, one extended play, eleven singles, twenty-one music videos and three promotional singles. At the age of thirteen, Bieber was discovered on YouTube, and subsequently signed by R&B singer Usher, to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG), a joint venture between the latter and his manager. Popular urban production duo Tricky Stewart and The-Dream were enlisted for Bieber’s debut single, “One Time”, which reached the top twenty in most music markets.
Bieber’s debut release, an extended play titled My World, was released on November 17, 2009. It debuted on charts worldwide, reaching the top five in the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada, where it opened at number one. The EP also included the successful follow-up single, “One Less Lonely Girl”, and the promo singles “Favorite Girl”, and “Love Me”. A follow-up full-length studio album, My World 2.0 was quickly released on March 23, 2010. The set debuted at number one in the United States and several other countries, as well as reaching top five in most other countries. My World 2.0 was preceded by the release of lead single, “Baby”, featuring American rapper Ludacris. It would go on to be top-ten hit worldwide. A second single, “Somebody to Love”, reached the top-ten in Canada and the top-twenty in other countries, propelled by a remix of the song featuring Bieber’s mentor, Usher. “Never Let You Go” was released as promotional single whilst “U Smile” was released as the album’s third single. In 2011, Bieber released a remix album titled Never Say Never: The Remixes along with its lead single, “Never Say Never”. As of April 2012, Justin Bieber has sold 8 million albums in the United States alone. and over 15 million worldwide
Bieber is scheduled to release his third studio album, Believe, on June 19, 2012. The lead single, “Boyfriend” was released in March 2012—reaching the top ten internationally; including number-one in Canada and number two on the Billboard Hot 100. In preparation for the album’s release, Bieber released three promotional singles—”Die in Your Arms”, “All Around the World” and “As Long As You Love Me”; the latter of which was selected as the album’s second single.
How Many Justin Bieber Albums Are There?
There are 6 Justin Bieber album and 8 Justin Bieber single.
Justin Bieber Album List
- My World – 2009
- My World 2.0 – 2010
- My Worlds Acoustic 2010
- Under The Mistletoe – 2011
- Never Say Never – The Remixes – 2011
- Believe 2012
Justin Bieber Single List
- One Time – 2009
- One Less Lonely Girl – 2009
- Baby – 2010
- Eenie Meenie – 2010
- Somebody to Love – 2010
- U Smile – 2010
- Pray – 2010
- Boyfriend – 2012