Justin Bieber has made waves worldwide with his global pop music success and for his ability to blend various genres into his songs.
Bieber was raised in Stratford, Ontario and began playing guitar and drums at an early age. Soon thereafter he uploaded home videos to YouTube where they quickly amassed an enormous following.
1. “One Time”
Bieber has quickly become one of the most successful artists of this century with his distinctive vocals and catchy pop hooks, becoming a global star through countless chart-topping hits that have delighted audiences worldwide.
Bieber released “U Smile,” featuring guest vocals from rapper Ludacris, in 2010 as one of his early commercial successes, topping charts in several countries and setting records for music video views.
“Beauty and the Beat,” another single from Justin’s third album Believe, features Nicki Minaj as guest artist. With its lively beat and captivating melody combining elements from both genres into an upbeat yet infectious track.
Justin had found his niche as an artist by exploring various genres while still remaining at the top of his industry. It also led to a musical partnership with Big Sean who would go on to write two more great songs with him.
In 2015, he released the hit single “What Do You Mean?” from his fourth studio album Purpose. This infectious track combined tropical house, dance-pop and electronic R&B genres into one irresistibly catchy tune that hit #1 across many countries’ charts.
Its relatable lyrics and upbeat rhythm make this classic fan favorite, which he performs frequently during live shows.
DJ Khaled’s Grateful album featured several impressive tracks, but none could top this urban swinger which quickly rose to the top of the charts in 2015. This single became his first number-one single in both the United States and UK charts.
“Baby” by Justin Bieber stands as one of the iconic pop songs from the ye-ye era. Released as the lead single from My World 2.0 (released in 2010), it became his biggest success to date as well as YouTube’s most watched video ever.
Gall’s album achieved platinum certification and remains one of the best-selling albums of 2010. A testament to her talent, this record marked an important moment in ye-ye music’s evolution.
This song is an irresistibly catchy tune reminiscent of 90s pop music, its lyrics offering both innocence and serious emotions in equal measures. It quickly became a fan favorite and was featured on many television programs.
Justin Bieber had only recently begun singing when he signed with Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG) in 2008. Scooter Braun, an executive in the music industry who was looking for talent to add to his videos, became very impressed by Bieber and sent his mother directly to where he had been busking at an area theater.
After his mother posted clips of Bieber’s performance online, Braun reached out to his family and offered them a recording contract. They agreed to meet him in Atlanta, Georgia for further discussion.
Bieber has since gone on to enjoy an immensely successful musical career. He has released numerous hit singles and sold millions of albums. Furthermore, he has received multiple awards and remains popular with youth audiences worldwide.
Bieber has experienced both success and difficulty. In January 2014, he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and resisting arrest without violence; later that summer he was released on bail and also charged with vandalism, causing damage to neighboring property.
Justin Bieber’s signature dance-pop track “Sorry” is an upbeat dance-pop track with tropical house and electronic R&B influences, an irresistibly catchy hook and irresistibly rhythm that make this one impossible not to move to, making an instant classic! Bieber’s beautiful vocals and heartfelt lyrics only add further dimension to its greatness.
“Sorry”, his second single from Purpose’s fourth studio album, became one of the best-selling singles ever with worldwide sales exceeding 100 Million copies.
Bieber’s music often depicts his struggle with addiction and is one of his most heartbreaking numbers, filled with hopeless lyrics that expose their struggle. Bieber admits to making many errors but never truly apologized for them and wishes he could take back what has been done by himself and others.
Justin remains an iconic figure of pop culture despite his struggles; having sold over 100 million albums and singles worldwide and garnering numerous awards for his efforts.
Bieber may be best known for his romantic and seductive images, yet he also displays strong social conscience. He frequently appears at PETA events to advocate for adoption over buying from breeders.
Justin Bieber released the second track from My World 2.0 with this Usher production featuring Justin as lead vocalist. It became an instantaneous hit, topping both US Billboard Hot 100 charts as well as reaching top 40s of other international charts.
This collaboration between Justin Bieber and Diplo was a classic in terms of getting him back onto the map, while also becoming a hit within EDM circles – marking an invaluable opportunity for both artists.
Justin Bieber became one of his biggest hits worldwide when Ed Sheeran wrote him the track, titled “Love Yourself,” for him to perform. This track reached number one in at least 18 countries worldwide.
Bieber’s song, “Love Yourself,” may not have the same uptempo rhythm as some of his other hits; nevertheless, its catchy pop sound remains instantly recognisable thanks to its memorable chorus.
This track, written by Ed Sheeran, Benny Blanco and Justin Bieber himself for Bieber’s debut studio album Purpose is its final song and serves as its conclusion. A bittersweet love song which ends on an optimistic note.
The lyrics of “Letting Go” focus on Bieber releasing himself from an abusive ex-lover. In it, he recalls their past relationship and realizes he would have been better off without her; in particular exposing her manipulation tactics and admitting she lied to him.
He tells her to stop calling him on the phone and to love herself instead, sending a clear signal that he no longer requires her presence in his life.
To love yourself, it’s essential that you stop listening to negative self-talk that tells you all the negative aspects about yourself. This can be achieved by altering how you speak to yourself consciously; making this change is vitally important!
Spend more time engaging in activities you find fulfilling; not only will this bring joy, but it’ll also build your self-confidence and strengthen your sense of who you are as an individual.
Learning to love yourself may not be an easy feat, but it is possible. Although the process may require time and practice, once it’s complete you will experience true inner happiness and peace within yourself.
Justin Bieber followed up his 2012 hit song “Boyfriend” with another infectious and captivating hit single in 2017, joining forces with Luis Fonsi to craft “Despacito.” This track quickly reached #1 on Billboard Hot 100 charts.
Skrillex and Diplo’s “Where Are U Now” was originally composed as a piano ballad but eventually transformed into an upbeat dance track that became an instantaneous hit and launched Justin Bieber into pop music fame.
This song is an instantaneous hit, featuring an infectious beat and silky vocals that make it easy to move along to. It topped the charts in several countries worldwide and remains one of Bieber’s most successful singles to date.
After releasing several excellent but production-heavy pop and dance cuts, Justin Bieber needed something that stripped everything back – such as this Ed Sheeran-written ballad by Ed Sheeran to cement him as an artist who could stand the test of time. Additionally, this Ed Sheeran ballad became his breakthrough hit, reaching number one of three consecutive UK Singles Chart entries as it made history for an 18 year-old singer!
Purpose was Bieber’s fourth studio album and this first single from it debuted as a top 20 single in multiple countries and topped the US Hot 100. Subsequent hits from Purpose included record-breaking hit “What Do You Mean?” and an upbeat duet with Ariana Grande that remains one of his most beloved songs today, even though it didn’t crack the top ten Billboard Hot 100 chart.