Justin Bieber is a young multi-platinum pop-R&B recording artist who has recently reached teen idol status. He is the first artist to have seven songs from a debut album to make the Billboard Hot 100 list. His first album was release in November of 2009.
When and Where Was Justin Born?
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario (Canada).
Justin Bieber's Many Talents
Justin is not only a vocalist, but is also proficient at playing the drums, guitar, piano and trumpet. Even more astonishing is the fact that he is completely self-taught.
How Was Justin Bieber Discovered?
Justin began posting several videos of himself performing in various settings on YouTube in 2007 at the age of 13. Most of his videos were unique covers of artists like Ne-Yo, Usher and Stevie Wonder. His videos attracted 10,000,000 viewers as well as the attention of So So Def marketing executive, Scooter Braun. Braun flew the musician to Atlanta where he signed with Island Records.
Justin Bieber's Fans
Those millions of young girls suffering from Bieber Fever have caused quite the disturbance at several of the performer's appearances. A number of shows have been cancelled do to a loss of control of enormous crowds, and one incident led to the arrest of both the senior vice-president of Island Records as well as Bieber's manager.
Justin Bieber Discography
Bieber released his first album, My World in November of 2009. His accompanying sophomore album, My World 2.0 was released in March of 2010. Bieber's most popular singles are "One Time" and "Baby", featuring hip-hop artist, Ludacris.