The Canadian pop star announced his world tour, titled the “Purpose,” on Monday night. He’ll kick off the trek in North America in May before heading overseas. The tour will take him around the globe throughout 2016.
Justin Bieber was born on March1,1994, at St Joseph’s hospital in London, Ontario, and was raised in Toronto, Canada. His father Jeremy Bieber is a former professional soccer player, while his mother Pattie Mallette is a former model. He has one older sister named Leah, and two younger brothers named Jaxon and Jazzy. In 2008, he won the award for Best Male Artist at the Juno Awards.
In 2008, while looking for videos of another singer, Scooter Braun stumbled upon a video of Canadian singer Justin Bieber singing on stage. Impressed, he tracked down the theatre where Bieber performed at, located Bieber’s high school, and eventually reached out to his mother, Malette.
She remembered praying, “God please don’t give him to a Jew”, and, “God, I know you’re gonna make something good come out of this”. Church elders however, convinced her to let Bieber attend a Christian camp.
At age 13, Bieber went on tour with Braun and began working with Braun’s record label, SB Projects. In 2009, Braun signed Bieber to the label and helped launch his career.
2010–2011: My World 2.0, Never Say Never, and Under the Mistletoe
In early 2009, Justin Bieber began recording material for his debut studio album. His manager Scooter Braun had been working with Universal Music Group executives in New York City to secure a record deal for the singer. After months of negotiations, he signed a five-year contract with the label on December 15, 2009.
The following month, Bieber performed at the American Music Awards, where he won Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist. He also received four nominations for the Teen Choice Award, including Choice Breakout Artist. At the Billboard Hot 100 Year End Chart Awards, he was named the Top Selling Digital Artist.
On February 5, 2010, Bieber announced via Twitter that he would release his debut album, entitled My World 2.0. The album was released on April 13, 2010.
Bieber became the youngest artist ever to win three consecutive Juno Awards.
In August 2010, it was revealed that Bieber had been dating Selena Gomez since May 2009. They broke up in November 2011.
In September 2010, Bieber was one of several artists to perform at the VH1 Divas Celebration Concert held at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
In October 2010, Bieber was nominated for Best Male Artist at the MTV Video Music Awards. He lost out to Eminem.
2012–2014: Believe, Journals, and other appearances
– On November 11, 2013, Bieber announced via Twitter that he had signed a record deal with Island Def Jam Music Group.
– He later revealed that the label would be distributed by Universal Republic.
– On December 12, 2013, Bieber performed for the first time since signing with Island Def Jam, headlining the
– Billboard 200
– The album debuted atop the chart selling over one million copies in its first week. It became the fastest-selling digital album ever, surpassing Justin Timberlake’s FutureSex/LoveSounds in just three days.
– On January 28, 2014, Bieber released the single “Boyfriend,” which topped the charts worldwide.
– On February 3, 2014, Bieber released “Beauty and a Beat”, featuring vocals from Nicki Minaj.
In February 2015, Justin Bieber released “Where Are You Now?” featuring Skrillex. The single peaked at number eight on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart, making it his highest-charting hit since 2013’s “Boyfriend.”
The following month, Bieber was the featured roaster on Comedy Central’s annual roast show, Roast Beef & Cheezus. He performed alongside fellow celebrities such as Kevin Hart, Dave Chappelle, Aziz Ansari, Nick Kroll, Chris Rock, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Norm Macdonald, Bill Hader, Hannibal Buress, Patton Oswalt, Amy Schumer, Seth Rogen, Jim Gaffigan, and Michael Richards. His performance received positive reviews. Rolling Stone called him “the highlight of the night,” while Entertainment Weekly described his set as “a career highpoint.”
In March 2015, Bieber was one of 24 contestants on the Fox TV reality series Lip Sync Battle, where he lip synced to songs including “Moves Like Jagger” by Maroon 5 and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen. On May 13, 2015, he won the season over comedian Bobby Lee.
On June 11, 2015, Bieber announced the release date of his third studio album, titled Purpose, and revealed the track list. The album features guest appearances from artists like Ed Sheeran, Usher, Eminem, Drake, Big Sean, Calvin Harris,
In early 2017, Justin Bieber collaborated with artists such as Drake, Shawn Mendes, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Meghan Trainor, Halsey, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello, Cardi B, Charlie Puth, Bebe Rexha, Post Malone, French Montana, Future, J Balvin, Ozuna, Bad Bunny, Tove Lo, Odesza, Khalid, Alessia Cara, Marshmello, Ty Dolla $ign, SZA, Mariah Carey, Pitbull, Juice Wrld, John Legend, Usher, Major Lazer, MØ, Wiz Khalifa, Nelly, Travis Scott, Steve Aoki, Calvin Harris, Dua Lipa, Martin Garrix, Chris Brown, Clean Bandit, Diplo, The Chainsmokers, David Guetta, Afrojack, Zedd, Skrillex, DJ Snake, Fat Joe, Cash Money Millionaires, DJ Mustard, DJ Khaled, DJ Funkmaster Flex, DJ Envy, DJ Drama, DJ Cassidy, Big Sean, DJ Premier, DJ Khaled, Flo Rida, DJ Snake, DJ Khaled, Eminem, DJ Khaled, Fabolous, Fetty Wap, Flume, Future, G-Eazy, Hailee Steinfeld, Hayley Williams, Hit Boy, Jay-Z, Jeremih, Kehlani, Kid Ink, Kiesza, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Yachty, Logic, Lorde, Macklemore, Machine Gun Kelly, Migos, Mike Posner, Nas, Ne-Yo, Nicki Minaj, Pharrell Williams, Pusha T, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Swae Lee, Tyler, The Creator, 2 Chainz, Travie McCoy, Tyga, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ig, XXXTENTACION, Young Thug, and Yo Gotti.
2020–present: Changes, Justice, and Freedom
In an interview with Zane Lowe on Beats 1 Radio, Justin revealed that he had been working on music since January and that he was planning to release his fifth studio album sometime in 2020. He also stated that he would be embarking on his fourth world tour next year.
On December 24, 2019, Justin shared a short video clip announcing his upcoming project on Instagram, revealing that it would be called Journals. In the caption, he wrote that he wanted to give fans something special to listen to while social distancing during the current global health crisis.
The following day, the singer teased another photo of himself wearing headphones, writing that the album was almost done and would be out soon. Later that same day, he posted a picture of the cover art for his forthcoming record. The cover features a drawing of a heart over a sunflower field, with the words “Journals” written above the image.
He later tweeted that he would be releasing the album in spring 2020.
The first single off the album, titled “” and featuring vocals from Canadian rapper Drake, was released on February 13, 2020. The track peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, making Bieber the seventh artist to achieve six number ones in a row on the chart. The song became Bieber’s sixth number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, tying him with Mariah Carey for most number-ones songs by a male soloist. The song also spent four weeks at number one on the Canada Singles Chart.
The second single, “No Sense”, was released on April 10, 2020. The song reached number one on the Billboard Dance/Electronic Songs chart, giving Bieber his eleventh number-one song on the chart. It also reached number one on the Adult Top 40 chart, marking his third number-one hit on that chart.
The third single, “I’ll Show You”. was released on June 4, 2020. The song topped the Billboard Mainstream Top 40 chart and the Adult Contemporary chart.