About Justin Bieber
Rapid start and first album
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 14, 1994 in the town of London, but grew up in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. As a child, the boy showed special predilection for music and musical instruments. Justin's was raised by his mother only. His first musical debut was at the age of 12 at “Stratford Idol” contest where Justin was the second.
In 2007, after Justin’s video appeared on the Internet on YouTube thanks to his mother. He’s got a lot of fans, who believed in his brilliant future. Scooter Braun noticed him too and invited to Atlanta for a meeting with the singer Usher. The famous Justin Timberlake also saw the boy's talent and offered him a contract. But Bieber preferred Usher.
Bieber’s audition took place at a recording studio “Island Records”. In 2008 Justin Bieber signed a contract with this company.
The boy became a teen idol in the world. His famous single "One Time" brought him great fame and became a bestseller. Canadian ranking of singers “Canadian Hot 100” included Justin Bieber to its list, in which he took the twelfth position. At this time two videos featuring Justin Bieber – “One Time” and “One Less Lonely Girl”- came out. And his first album “My World” appeared in November 2009. A documentary film "Never Say Never Again" about his life and musical career was released in winter 2011.
Number one albums in the world
“My World 2.0” album came out on March 23, 2010. It was number one in the US, Canadian, Irish, Australian charts, and chart of New Zealand. His other best albums are “Under the Mistletoe” (2011), “Believe” (2012), and “Purpose” (2015).
His best songs are:
- Love Yourself (2015)
- Sorry (2015)
- What Do You Mean? (2015)
- Boyfriend (2012)
- I'll Show You (2015)
- Mark My Words (2015)
Honors and awards
In June 2011, Bieber took the second place in Forbes list “the highest paid celebrities under 30 years old.”
In 2011, he received four awards at the New York ceremony Teen Choice Youth Awards. The same year he also received Grammy Award and MTV Video Music Award. His other awards are: Billboard Music Award (2015) and BRIT Award (2016).
To date, Justin has sold 15 million copies of his albums.