Justine Bieber, One time, My World, pictures
16 years old, Justin Bieber (pronounced /ˈbiːbər/, BEE-bər;) born March 1, 1994) Stratford, Ontario, he is a Canadian pop/R&B singer. His performances on YouTube were seen by Scooter Braun, who later became his manager. His debut single, “One Time”, was released worldwide during 2009, and charted within the top thirty in over ten countries. It was followed by his debut release,” My World” on November 17, 2009, which was certified platinum in the United States, which at the time gave Bieber the highest debut by a new artist in the year, and made Bieber the first artist to have seven songs from a debut album chart on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. His first full studio release, My World 2.0 was released on March 23, 2010, debuting at number one and within the top ten of several countries. It was preceded by the international hit song, “Baby”. He was signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG), a joint venture between Braun and Usher and then to a recording contract with Island Records offered by L.A. Reid.
Bieber’s mother, Pattie Mallette, was 18 years old when she became pregnant with her son.He was the only child, her mom who worked low-paying office jobs, though Bieber maintains contact with his father. As he grew, Bieber taught himself to play the piano, drums, guitar, and trumpet. In late 2007, when he was twelve, Bieber sang Ne-Yo’s “So Sick” for a local singing competition in Stratford and placed second. Mallette posted a video of the performance on YouTube for their family and friends to see. She continued to upload videos of Bieber singing covers of various R&B songs, and Bieber’s popularity on the site grew.