Justin Bieber: biography
Justin Bieber is a Canadian musician, famous pop-R & B-singer, musician, songwriter and actor. Justin Bieber gained popularity with the help of YouTube channel, without managers and labels. He has become the first person since the existence of the service, whose video has 2 billion views.
Already popular, he signed a contract with the producer "SoSoDef", who also found the boy through the Internet. Justin's biography became a symbol of a new era. He convinced his peers that anyone may become a star. Justin inspired young boys and girls to share their creativity in hope of recognition.
Nevertheless, Biber's popularity also had a negative side. There were negative reviews from haters, who didn’t like boy’s songs. They accused the singer in the absence of preparation and development, and also declared the style and texts of the musician superficial and written for the mass audience for advertising and promotion.
Justin Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada. His parents, Jeremy Jack Bieber and Patricia "Patty" Mallett, did not register the marriage, but the father helped in the upbringing of the boy. Bieber spent his childhood in the same province, in Stratford.
Justin lived in a small apartment in a bad part of the town. The family was poor. Bieber claims that already in 3 years he became interested in music. He played the piano, the drum, the trumpet. At the age of 12 began to play the guitar. At the same time, he was fond of football, basketball, hockey, golf, and skateboard.
The future star received education at the Canadian Central Public School and the Avon Public School.
Justin Bieber showed his strong character at the age of 9. He organized a special operation "Grand Hunting" to find the stolen bicycle, which his mother presented for his birthday. The boys were looking for his bicycle all day long but did not give up. The bicycle and the thief, one of his friends, were found.
Justin Bieber at the age of 12 participated in the local song contest "Stratford Idol" with the song "So Sick". As a result, he took the second place. Bieber’s mother played an important role in the career of the singer. She uploaded his performance on YouTube for relatives and friends. All Justin's performances she also posted on the Internet. It turned out that his performances were successful, and his popularity was growing up.
After a while, the number of views of Justin Bieber's video began to beat all records. Bieber is the first person whose video on YouTube was viewed more than 2,000,000,000 times. Every day the teenager became more and more popular. That is why Bieber is still called the "YouTube star" in the world of show business.
Scooter Brown, who was once the producer of "SoSoDef", watched the video. Brown was shocked. The man found Justin and persuaded his mother to travel to Atlanta for a demo record. Soon, the RBMG production center and Justin Bieber signed a contract.
In 2009, after signing the contract, the single "One Time" was released, which immediately became one of the best in Canada. The other songs of Justin Bieber are included in his debut mini-album, released on November 17, 2009. It became platinum in Canada and the US and gold in New Zealand and Australia.
In January 2010, his single "Baby" for the album "MyWorld 2.0" was released. The track almost immediately became a hit and topped ratings in the US. Justin Bieber video for this song also became successful. For a long time, it was one of the most talked-about videos on the Internet. It competed with the PSY video "Gangnam Style". The album was released on March 23, 2010. It also became popular, but in a year Bieber received the anti-prize in the nomination "The Worst Album".
During this period, Justin Bieber presented videos, shocking the music world with the number of videos for his songs. In 2010, ten video clips were released for new songs: "Baby", "Never Let You Go", "We Are the World 25 for Haiti", along with Sean Kingston "Eenie Meenie", remix with Asher "Somebody to Love", song for the film with Jaden Smith "Never Say Never", "Love Me", "U Smile", "Pray" and a video clip for the acoustic version of the song "Never Say Never".
On November 1, 2011, Justin Bieber's second studio album “Under the Mistletoe” was released. The songs were recorded with such bands as Boyz II Men, The Band Perry and Busta Rhymes. In first two weeks, 210 thousand copies of the album were sold.
This year Bieber presents only seven videos. The musician released a video for the solo song "Mistletoe" as well as four joint works: "That Should Be Me" with "Rascal Flatts", "Next 2 You" with Chris Brown, "FaLaLa" with "Boyz II Men" and "All I Want for Christmas Is You "with Mariah Carey. Also, two videos for the song "Santa Claus Is Coming to Town" (Animagic Version and Arthur Christmas Version) were released.
The popularity of the young musician continues to grow. Bieber also stars in films. In one of the series of "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation", he played a teenager. On February 11, 2011, the biographical documentary "Never Say Never" was released in the 3D format. The picture for the first weekend collected $ 30.3 million and was recognized as the most successful film-concert at the box office.
The third studio album "Believe" was released on June 19, 2012. Over the first week, over 370,000 of copies were sold. In autumn of the same year, Justin Bieber went on a world tour, which lasted until December, 2013.
The tour lasted more than a year. During this time, Bieber performed in America, Africa, Asia, Australia and Europe. The musician also came to Russia, where Roma Acorn ( "Russian Biber") also sang his songs.
Justin Bieber's songs are popular around the world and helped him win such prestigious awards as "Grammy" and American Music Awards. At the moment, Justin Bieber is a world-class star, the idol of millions of teenagers and one of the most popular singers in the world.
Justin became the first singer in history, whose 7 songs from the first album got to the "Billboard Hot 100".
During the tour, the acoustic album "Believe Acoustic" was released. The CD included lightened songs from the previous album and a couple of new songs recorded during the tour.
In October 2013, Justin Bieber announced a new promotion. The musician promised to release one song every Monday for an advertising campaign of the film "Justin Bieber. Believe ", the sequel to "Never Say Never ".
The first song was the song "Heartbreaker", which appeared in iTunes on the first Monday of October. Then, also on Mondays, such songs as “All That Matters”, “Hold Tight”, “Recovery“, “Bad Day“, “All Bad“, “PYD, Roller Coaster“, “Change Me and Confident“ were released.
Ten tracks that appeared on "Music Mondays", as well as five new unreleased songs, a video for the song "All That Matters" and a trailer for the movie "Justin Bieber. Believe "were included in the album "Journals ".
In late 2013, the film "Justin Bieber. Believe" was released.
In 2015, the musician presented the single "What Do You Mean?" The composition topped the Billboard Hot 10 and topped the national music charts in the UK, Australia, Canada and other countries.
In the same year, the musician became the hero of the comedy show "Comedy Central Roast."
In November 2015, Justin Bieber presented the fourth studio album "Purpose". In the US, the album topped the Billboard 200 hit parade. In Canada, Australia and other countries it also was successful. Lead-single of the album was the song "Sorry". The video on the song "Sorry" had 40 million views during the first week. Today the number of views is about three billion.
Justin has a glamorous appearance. He does not appear in public without stylish hairdo or in unfashionable clothes. It caused rumors that Bieber is gay. In order to dispel these gossip, the young musician began to actively show the topic of love and sex in his songs and videos, where he invited popular models and singers. Also, Justin did not hide his relations and appeared at social events with his girlfriends.
The personal life of Justin Bieber has long been associated with the name of Selena Gomez. Selena is a famous American actress, singer, composer, goodwill ambassador of UNICEF. Bieber and Gomez are both talented and successful show business stars. The fans also noticed that Bieber (the height of the musician is 175 cm) found the girl lower than him (Selena's height is 165 cm) and not a model.
The couple's relationship began in 2010, but two years later the ex-lovers announced their breakup. For some time the couple still continued to appear together, but in January 2013 Bieber and Gomez announced that they were just good friends.
After that, there were rumors that Bieber was dating another young singer Ariana Grande. The musician appeared at concerts of the girl. They visited social events together. Justin also embraced Ariana in public. Nevertheless, neither Bieber nor Grande commented on these relations.
It is known that Bieber has problems with the law. The musician was repeatedly caught by the police for using alcohol and drugs, with an expired driver's license. The singer was also accused of attacks. Once at the airport, Justin Bieber's plane was detained for marijuana smell on the plane.
On January 23, 2014, the Miami police arrested Bieber for racing in the city. Subsequently, the musician admitted that before the trip he used alcohol and light drugs. The musician was imprisoned, but the court released Justin on bail of $ 2,500.
The same day, a petition appeared on the official site of the White House, in which US citizens demanded to deport him to Canada, Bieber's homeland. This action has raised the hype in social networks. American users jokingly demanded from Canadians that they take the pop musician back, Canadians also reproached the residents of the US that Justin Bieber left his native country as a nice boy, and they try to return the singer as a criminal and a drug addict.
In 2015, the press was full of information about the relations of Justin and Courtney Kardashian. They appeared together at social events. But the couple did not comment on these rumors.
Since the end of 2015, the name of Bieber appeared in the news bulletins along with the name of Hailey Baldwin. The girl knows Justin since childhood, accompanies him and even spend time with his family.
Justin Bieber has a verified account on Instagram, where he posts photos from his personal life. Bieber often posts Selfies and photos with a bare torso. Justin has a number of tattoos and periodically adds new tattoos. Today, the singer has tattoos on the left hand from wrist to shoulder and on the right hand from wrist to elbow, neck, scapula and torso. Unlike the YouTube channel, Bieber's page in Instagram does not break records of popularity, but 90 million subscribers follow the new photos of the musician.
In March of 2019 thee appeared information, that Justin and Hailey Baldwin have postponed their marriage because Bieber suffers from depression at present time. They have already registered their relationship, but they will celebrate their wedding later, when Bieber feel better. Hailey supports her beloved man and they spend time together.
Justin Bieber nowadays
In 2016, Bieber released the song "Company" from the fourth album. In mid-2016, more than 4.5 million copies of the album were sold.
In the same year, Bieber became a guest star in the video for the song "Let Me Love You" by DJ Snake.
In 2017 Justin Bieber's song "Love Yourself" from the last album "Purpose" was nominated for "Grammy" in the categories "Song of the Year" and "Best Solo Performance". But in both categories Adele's compositions "Hello" won. In summer, 2017 Justin Bieber and David Guetta recorded a joint single "2U". In the same period, Bieber released another joint track - the song "Despacito" ("Despacito") with Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee.
On July 24, 2017 Bieber suddenly canceled few concerts of the world tour and said that he wanted to have a rest.
At the end of July 2017, Justin Bieber was again the hero of the scandal. According to the press, the musician hit the photographer while driving his pick up, leaving Hillsong Church in Los Angeles. Paparazzi tried to shoot, as the artist goes to the temple. According to journalists, the incident occurred inadvertently, and Justin stayed on the scene and tried to help the photographer.
- 2010-2011 - "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation"
- 2011 - "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never"
- 2013 - "Katy Perry: Part of me"
- 2013 - "Justin Bieber. Believe"
- 2009 - "My World"
- 2011 - "Under the Mistletoe"
- 2012 - "Believe"
- 2015 - "Purpose"