CELEBRITY OF THE WEEK: Justin Bieber

Justin Drew Bieber is a handsome Canadian singer-songwriter. He was
born March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario, at St Joseph's Hospital. Justin
was raised by his mother, Patricia "Pattie" Mallette in Stratford,
Ontario. Although Justin' mum was 17 years old when she became
pregnant of him. Mallette raised her son with the help of her mother
Diane, and stepfather, Bruce. His father is Jeremy Jack Bieber and he
married another woman and had two children. Justin's great-grandfather
is German. Justin's mother's ancestry is
French Canadian. Although his parents were never married, but they
have been maintaining a close friendship and common goals regarding
their son's personal and professional life. .

Bieber was discovered in 2008 by
American talent manager Scooter
Braun, who came across Bieber's
videos on You Tube and later became
his manager. Braun arranged for him to
meet with entertainer Usher Raymond
in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber was
signed to Raymond Braun Media Group
(RBMG), and then to an Island
Records recording contract offered by
record executive L.A. Reid.
His debut extended play, the seven-
track My World, was released in
November 2009, and was 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's first
full-length studio album My World 2.0,
was released in March 2010. It debuted
at or near number-one in several
countries and was certified platinum in
the United States. It was preceded by
the worldwide top-ten single " Baby". He followed up the release of his debut
album with his first headlining tour, the
My World Tour, the remix albums My
Worlds Acoustic and Never Say Never –
The Remixes, and the 3D biopic-concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say
Never. Bieber released his second studio album Under the Mistletoe in
November of 2011, when it debuted at number one on the Billboard 200.
Bieber released his third studio album Believe on June 19, 2012, and
it became his fourth chart topper in the United States, debuting at
number-one on the Billboard 200.

Bieber has received numerous awards,
including both Artist of the Year Awards
at the 2010 American Music Awards
and the 2012 American Music Awards,
and was nominated for Best New Artist
and Best Pop Vocal Album at the 53rd
Grammy Awards. With a global fan
base, termed as "Beliebers", and over
30 million followers on Twitter, he was
named by Forbes magazine in 2012 as
the third-most powerful celebrity in the
world. He had earned an estimated US$55 million in the previous 12 months.
As of May 2012, Bieber has sold 15
million albums.
I love this guy because, he is cute, kind hearted, he got swag and
above all, I love his voice.

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