Remember the song “Baby, Baby, Baby, al……right… “, Yes! The song, that if you are a millennial kid, must have been in your playlist for a long long time. This song is sung by none other than Justin Drew Bieber.
Justin was born on March 1, 1994 and it’s his Birthday today. He is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and plays multiple instruments.
On his birthday, let’s look back on his journey up till now. Justin Bieber was signed to RBMG Records in 2008. He made a debut in late 2009 With EP My World. His entry was much like fireworks in the industry. Justin became the first artist to have made it to the record chart on the Billboard Hot 100 with seven songs from a debut album.
Just after this, at the age of 16 year, Bieber released another of his debut studio album by the name My World 2.0 in 2010, which is the very album that contained the hit single “Baby”. Yes! The song we started this article with! The album made it to the top of the US Billboard 200, making this teenager, Justin Bieber the youngest solo male act to top the chart in 47 years.
In no time Bieber established himself as a heart throb, a teen idol. After the success of the albums and after doing the promotional tours, Justin released his 3D biopic-concert film Justin Bieber: Never Say Never, which was a complete box office hit.
His breaking the records under male category didn’t stop at the previous one. Justin’s next album, Under the Mistletoe, which got released in 2011, became the first Christmas album by a male artist to debut at number one on the Billboard 200.
In the year to follow, in 2012, Bieber released Believe, it was the time when he faced a lot of controversies for his rebellious nature, and it was the same time when his sound transitioned into R&B and hip hop.
In the year 2015, another collaboration song was released by the name “Where Are Ü Now”, a collaboration with Skrillex and Diplo, it marked a new era of Bieber’s career, as he transitioned into EDM. This very song earned him a Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. In late 2015, Bieber’s fourth studio album Purpose was released, which became his most commercially successful album. It produced three Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles: “What Do You Mean?”, “Sorry”, and “Love Yourself”.
Following the above said achievement, Justin featured in many more successful collaborations which includes “Cold Water”, “Let Me Love You”, “Despacito (Remix)”, “I’m the One”, “I Don’t Care” and “10,000 Hours”. And it would not be wrong to say that all of them reached the top five in the US.
After taking some time off to focus on his marriage to Hailey Baldwin, as well as facing complications with Lyme disease, Justin released his fifth studio album, Changes. It became his seventh chart-topper in the US, making him, at the age of 25, the youngest solo artist to achieve seven number-one albums in the US.
With sales of over 150 million records, Justin Bieber is one of the world’s best-selling music artists. He has received numerous honour and recognition, 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. Time magazine named Bieber one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011. He was included on Forbes’ list of the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world, in 2011, 2012, and 2013. In 2016, Bieber became the first artist from Vevo to surpass 10 billion total video views.
We wish him a very happy birthday and a great successful future ahead.