Justin Drew Bieber was born March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada. He iss a Canadian singer, actor and songwriter. A talent manager discovered Bieber through his You Tube videos showcasing his songs in 2008. He signed to RBMG in 2009. Bieber released his debut EP, My World, later in 2009. It logged Certified Platinum in the U.S. and Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber released his first full-length studio album, called My World 2.0, in 2010. It debuted at or near number one in several countries, was Certified Triple Platinum in the U.S., and contained his single Baby.
Following his debut album and promotional tours, Bieber released his 3D biopic-concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never. His second studio album, Under the Mistletoe (2011), debuted at number one on the Billboard 200. His third studio album, Believe (2012) held the single Boyfriend, which reached number one in Canada. His fourth studio album Purpose, released in 2015, spawned three number one singles: What Do You Mean?, Sorry, and Love Yourself. He was next featured on several successful collaborations, including Cold Water, Let Me Love You, Despacito (Remix), and I’m the One. His U.S. album and singles sales total 44.7 million. He has sold an estimated 140 million records, making him one of the world’s best-selling music artists, and became the second person to reach 100 million followers on Twitter in August 2017 after Katy Perry.
Bieber has won numerous awards throughout his career, including the American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012, a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording for the song Where Are Ü Now, and a Latin Grammy Award. He has been listed three times by Forbes magazine among the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world, in 2011, 2012, and 2013. In 2016, Bieber became the first artist to surpass 10 billion total video views on Vevo.