Name: Justin Drew Bieber
Born: March 1, 1994
Category: Singer / Actor
Justin Bieber is one of the most popular pop stars in the world. His full name is Justin Drew Bieber (birth: 1st March, 1994) and he became famous with his pop videos on YouTube, which created a buzz in the music fraternity around the globe. He is Canadian and he was born and raised in Ontario, Canada. He specializes in R&B, teen pop and pop. He is multi-talented and became popular as a musician, songwriter, singer, actor, record producer, investor and dancer. In the year 2008 Bieber was spotted by Scooter Braun, an American talent manager who came across his viral videos on the Internet and soon became Bieber’s manager. It was in Atlanta, Georgia that Bieber first came in contact with Usher Raymond, an entertainer through Braun and was immediately signed by RBMG or Raymond Braun Media Group. Later he also signed a contract for recording with Island Records, which was offered to him by L.A. Reid.
Career and album releases
Justin Bieber launched his debut album My World with seven songs in November 2009. The album became an overnight sensation in the US and it got a platinum certification. Moreover, all the seven songs of the album My World featured in the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In March 2010, Bieber released My World 2.0, a studio album that earned a platinum certification in the US. He made the My World Tour right after the release of his debut album which included remix albums Never Say Never, My World Acoustics and also Justin Bieber: Never Say Never 3D biopic movie. In November 2011, Bieber released Under the Mistletoe, the second album and it was the number one album in the Billboard 200 chart for that year. Believe was his third album that got released in June 19, 2012 and it took the position of number four in the Billboard 200 chart.
Awards and Popularity
Justin Bieber has been extremely popular since he made his debut in 2008. He has been awarded the Artist of the Year Award at the American Music Awards in 2010 and 2012. He also received Best Pop Vocal Album apart from Best New Artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards. He has more than 40 million Twitter followers and huge fan base globally who call themselves Beliebers. In 2012, Forbes ranked him third in the list of most powerful celebrities. In the last 12 months, he his earnings have been approximately US$55 million. Till May 2012, Bieber’s albumsales were almost 15 million.
Early days and personal life
Justin Bieber had an interest in sports like chess, hockey, soccer and basketball, but he had musical aspirations right from his childhood days. Bieber was so much into music that he learned playing drums, piano, trumpet and guitar by himself. He participated in a local music competition in Ontario at the age of 12, where he sang So Sick and Ne-Yo and became second.In December 2010, Bieber and Selena Gomez started dating each other and both of them confirmed it in February 2011 at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party. However, their relationship lasted till November 2012. The couple came together again, but it was reported that they broke-up again in January 2013.