Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a singer and Canadian composer and multi-instrumentalist. He is known solely as Justin Bieber.
With Bieber‘s debut EP, My World, released in late 2009, Bieber became the first artist to have seven songs on a list of debut albums on the Billboard Hot 100.
The album debuted at the top of the US Billboard 200, making Justin Bieber the youngest male act to top the chart in 47 years.
Justin Bieber has quickly established himself as a teenage idol.
— Gaby Acco❁ (@acco_gaby) March 2, 2021
With sales of more than 150 million records, Bieber is one of the world’s best-selling music artists.
Justin Bieber has received numerous accolades, including a Grammy Award, 18 American Music Awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards, two Brit Awards, a Latin Grammy Award, a record 21 MTV Europe Music Awards, and four MTV Video Music Awards.
Justin Bieber was born on March 1, 1994, in London, Ontario, at St Joseph‘s Hospital, and raised in Stratford, Ontario.
He is the only child of Jeremy Jack Bieber and Pattie Mallette, who never married. Mallette’s mother, Diane, and her stepfather Bruce helped her raise Justin Bieber.
Bieber’s ancestry includes French-Canadian, Irish, English, Scottish, and German.He has also stated that he has indeterminate Aboriginal Canadian ancestry. Through his father Jeremy, Bieber has three younger half-siblings.
Growing up, he learned to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet.
Time named Bieber one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World on its annual list.
Bieber is credited with fueling the careers of other singers like Carly Rae Jepsen and Madison Beer when he tweeted about them. In the immediate aftermath of that 2011 bestseller, she launched her second fragrance, Girlfriend, in June 2012. In January 2019, Bieber launched his own clothing line, “Drew” and has several items, all with the smiley face logo or simply “drew” written on the front.
The Chicago Tribune noted that Bieber’s fan base, “Beliebers,” was one of the top words of 2010.
Bieber surpassed Lady Gaga for being the most followed person on Twitter in January 2013. Bieber was frequently a trending topic on Twitter when the feature first launched because he was frequently discussed by his fans online, and he was named the Top Trending Star on Twitter in 2010; Klout gave his account a score of 100.
Justin Bieber has said he is not interested in obtaining US citizenship, and has praised Canada as “the best country in the world,” citing its largely government-funded health care system as a model example.
On September 14, 2018, Hailey Baldwin stated on Twitter that she and Bieber were not yet married, but later deleted the tweet. On November 23, 2018, Justin Bieber stated that he was married to Baldwin.
Bieber and Baldwin had an official ceremony in Bluffton, South Carolina on the 30th.
— Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) February 26, 2021
Justin Bieber has struggled with mental health issues, particularly depression and anxiety, at various points in his career. He also revealed that he has infectious mononucleosis, which affected his neurological and general health. On November 23, 2012, Bieber received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal from the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper.
He was one of 60,000 Canadians who received the Diamond Jubilee medal that year.
Bieber has garnered ten Grammy nominations (including one win), two Brit Awards, six NRJ Music Awardnominations (Bieber won four awards out of six nominations, but has six awards because he was honored twice with special awards), nineteen Billboard Music Awards and numerous fan-voted accolades including fifteen American Music Awards and twenty-three Teen Choice Awards.
He has also won twenty-one MTV Europe Music Awards (one is a special award), which is the most awards received by a single artist to date. He also became the first artist, since Elvis Presley in 2005, to replace his own song as number one on the UK Singles Chart. He has been featured six times in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017.