Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Bieber released his debut EP, My World, in late 2009. It has been certified platinum in the United States.
He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record to chart on the Billboard Hot 100. Bieber released his first full-length studio album, My World 2.0, in 2010. It debuted at or near number one in several countries and was certified platinum in the United States.
He has won numerous fan-voted awards, including American Music Award for Artist of the Year in 2010 and 2012. His fan base, dubbed "beliebers", largely consist of early to mid-adolescent girls. He was listed three times by Forbes magazine among the top ten most powerful celebrities in the world in 2011, 2012, and 2013.