Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Bieber released his debut EP, My World, in late 2009. It has been certified platinum in the United States. He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber released his first full-length studio album, My World 2.0, in 2010. It debuted at or near number one in several countries and was certified platinum in the United States. It was preceded by the single “Baby”. He followed up the release of his debut album with his first headlining tour, the My World Tour, the remix album titled, My Worlds Acoustic, and Never Say Never – The Remixes, and the 3D biopic-concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. Just Bieber released his second studio album, Under the Mistletoe, in November 2011, when it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. He then released his third studio album, Believe, in 2012. His fourth studio album Purpose was released in November 2015.
He has won numerous fan-voted awards, including American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012. His fan base, dubbed “beliebers”, largely consist of early to mid-adolescent girls. He was listed three times by Forbes magazine as one of the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
On August 28, 2015, Justin Bieber released a new single titled “What Do You Mean?”, a blend of teen pop, electronic dance music and acoustic R&B. It is the lead single from his upcoming 4th studio album, Purpose was released on November 13, 2015. It became Bieber’s first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100. He has become the youngest male artist to debut at top of that chart, earning a Guinness Record. On October 22, 2015, Bieber released the album’s second single titled “Sorry” as an instant download with the pre-order of the album on iTunes. The song debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100.
On November 11, 2015, Justin Bieber announced he will embark on the Purpose Tour. The tour starts in Seattle, Washington on March 9, 2016.