Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber is a globally renowned pop singer, songwriter, and actor. Bieber's rise to fame as a teenager and his subsequent career have made him one of the most influential and best-selling music artists of the 21st century.

There are many Justin Bieber jokes out there, my favorite is…

What is 100 feet wide and has no pubic hair? The front row of a Justin Bieber concert!

OK, he’s not a ‘serious’ musician, may not have longevity (his Beliebers are now ‘grown up’) but he was popular! Justin Bieber amassed five number-one songs, including the number-one single of 2016, "Love Yourself", and "Despacito", which spent 16 weeks atop the Hot 100.

Early Career and Discovery

Born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, Canada, Bieber's musical journey began when his mother, Pattie Mallette, started uploading videos of him singing covers of popular songs on YouTube in 2007. His talent was discovered by talent manager Scooter Braun, who introduced Bieber to Usher. Bieber signed with RBMG Records in 2008.

Career Highlights and Discography

2009 Bieber released his debut single, "One Time," which became a worldwide hit. His debut EP, "My World," followed, establishing him as a teen idol.

2010 His debut studio album, "My World 2.0," featured hits like "Baby" and "Somebody to Love." "Baby" became one of the highest-certified singles of all time in the US.

2011 Bieber released "Under the Mistletoe," a Christmas album that debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. He also starred in the concert film "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never," and his relationship with Selena Gomez became official #jelena

2012 His third studio album, "Believe," showcased a more mature sound with hits like "Boyfriend," "As Long as You Love Me," and "Beauty and a Beat."

2013 Bieber released a series of singles as part of his "Music Mondays" initiative, later compiled into the album "Journals." Arrested for DUI drag racing. Booed by fans for late arrival at gigs - past their bedtimes?

2014 more bad behavior, arrests and got punched by Orlando Bloom

2015 His fourth studio album, "Purpose," marked a significant comeback, featuring chart-topping singles "What Do You Mean?", "Sorry," and "Love Yourself." A nude shot of Justin shot by paparazzi broke the internet!

2020 Bieber released "Changes," an R&B-influenced album with hits like "Yummy" and "Intentions."

2021 His sixth studio album, "Justice," featured hits such as "Peaches" and "Anyone," and continued his commercial success.

Awards and Honors

Bieber has received numerous awards throughout his career, including two Grammy Awards. He won his first Grammy in 2016 for Best Dance Recording for "Where Are Ü Now," a collaboration with Skrillex and Diplo. He won his second Grammy in 2021 for Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "10,000 Hours" with Dan + Shay. Bieber has also won numerous American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards, and Billboard Music Awards.

Famous Songs and Compositions

  1. "Baby" (2010): One of his earliest hits, featuring Ludacris.
  2. "Sorry" (2015): A global hit from "Purpose" known for its catchy melody and danceable beat.
  3. "Love Yourself" (2015): A critically acclaimed song co-written with Ed Sheeran.
  4. "Peaches" (2021): A standout track from "Justice" featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon.

Collaborations and Influence

Bieber has collaborated with numerous artists across different genres. Some notable collaborations include

"Despacito (Remix)" (2017) with Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, which became a global phenomenon.

"I'm the One" (2017) with DJ Khaled, Quavo, Chance the Rapper, and Lil Wayne.

"Stay" (2021) with The Kid LAROI, which topped charts worldwide.

Legacy

Justin Bieber's successfully transitioned from a teen idol to a mature artist, maintaining his relevance and popularity. Time will tell if he has the ability to reinvent his sound and image to continue a career in contemporary music.

Songs: Baby, Sorry, Love yourself

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