Justin Bieber is a Canadian pop star and actor. He was born on the 1st of March 1994. He wanted to be a musician for as long as he could remember. When he was a child, he taught himself to play the piano, guitar, trumpet and drums. In 2007, his mother posted many videos of him singing covers of blues and soul songs. A record company executive saw one and in 2008 Bieber signed for Island Records.
Bieber's first single, "One Time", reached number 17 on America’s Billboard Hot 100. His first album, “My World”, was released in November 2009. It went platinum in the U.S. He went on tour to promote the album. The 3D movie of the tour nearly broke the sales record for the biggest opening weekend for a concert movie. Bieber also appeared on many prime time TV shows in the US.
Bieber has become an international star in a very short period of time. In 2010 he won the Artist of the Year award at the American Music Awards. He was also nominated for Best New Artist at the Grammy’s. Bieber appeared in several TV roles, including in the hit TV series CSI. He has also sung on records for charity to help victims of the Haiti and Japan earthquakes.
Justin Bieber is a modern-day star. He is highly popular on Internet sites. He has over six million followers on Twitter, which he uses to chat with his fans. Romantically, Bieber has been linked to reality TV star Kim Kardashian and Selena Gomez, although Bieber says this was just gossip. He is also often the target of criticism and pranks on the Internet.