Canadas Talent


January 15, 2012

Justin Bieber

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Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber (born March 1st 1994) is a pop singer from Stratford, Ontario. When he was just 12 years old, he began posting videos of himself singing covers of songs on YouTube under the account name Kidrauhl. He was discovered by Scooter Braun in 2008, who later arranged for him to meet with Usher. Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group, a joint venture between Usher and Scooter, and then to a recording contract with Island Records offered by L.A Reid (One of the X-Factor judges).

Bieber’s debut single, One Time, which was released in 2009, peaked in the top ten charts in Canada. To this date, he has released 3 albums: My World (November 2009), My World 2.0 (March 2010), and his most recent, Under the Mistletoe (November 2011). Bieber has collaborated with artists such as Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men and Jaden Smith.

Justin Bieber’s Never Say Never 3D concert film was a 10 day countdown to what was considered his biggest performance at Madison Square Garden in New York City. It shows footage of performances during his My World tour, the many fans (also known as “Beliebers” and the behind the scenes backstage footage. This inspirational story and movie directed by Jon Chu highlighted Bieber’s childhood, his passion for music and his many accomplishments. Many of Bieber’s family and friends were interviewed for this movie, all of which were so proud of him.

Justin Bieber has been nominated for numerous awards such as the award for Best New Artist and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, and has won awards including Artist of the Year and Favourite Pop/Rock album at the 2010 American Music Awards, Top New Artist at the 2011 Billboard Awards, and Best Album at the 2011 Juno Awards. Justin Bieber has been featured on TV shows such as CSI and Silent Library, and he has performed on the X-Factor, Dancing with the Stars, and Saturday Night Live.

Justin Bieber has over 16 million fans on Twitter, where he keeps them updated about his upcoming tours and albums, and repeatedly thanks them for their ongoing support. Bieber continues to capture the hearts of many girls around the world through his sweet song lyrics, his charming personality, and his good looks.

By: Zeeanna Ibrahim


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