Justin Bieber's 'Believe Acoustic' Debuts At #1
JUSTIN BIEBER GARNERS SIX #1 ALBUMS BEFORE HIS 19th BIRTHDAY – AS BELIEVE ACOUSTIC DEBUTS AT #1 SOUNDSCAN AND HITS #1 iTUNES IN OVER 63 COUNTRIES!
FOUR #1 ALBUMS IN FOUR CONSECUTIVE YEARS
JUSTIN CROWNED WORLD’S #1 MOST-FOLLOWED PERSON ON TWITTER WITH 33.9 MILLION FOLLOWERS
RETURNS TO SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE ON FEBRUARY 9 AS HOST AND MUSICAL GUEST(TORONTO – 6 FEBRUARY 2013) - As his brand new album, BELIEVE ACOUSTIC soars to a #1, RBMG / Island Def Jam Music Group / Universal Music Canada’s global superstar Justin Bieber – the #1 most-followed person on Twitter with more than 33.9 million followers, and this weekend’s (February 9) host and musical guest of NBC’s Saturday Night Live – now has six #1 albums in Canada before his 19th birthday. With BELIEVE ACOUSTIC shooting to #1 on iTunes in over 63 countries (including Canada), the Prince Of Pop, who turns 19 on March 1st, now also boasts four #1 albums in four consecutive years. BELIEVE ACOUSTIC offers acoustic versions of eight songs from Justin’s worldwide multi-platinum #1 album of 2012, Believe, including worldwide superhits “Boyfriend”, “As Long As You Love Me” (featuring Big Sean), and “Beauty And A Beat” (featuring Nicki Minaj). Delighted listeners will also find acoustic renditions of album tracks “Take You” and “Be Alright”, as well as “She Don’t Like The Lights” (originally a bonus track on the deluxe version of Believe). All acoustic tracks were co-produced by Justin Bieber and his guitarist Dan Kanter. BELIEVE ACOUSTIC adds fuel to the fire introducing three previously unreleased songs: “Yellow Raincoat” produced by Justin and Tom Strahle; “I Would” produced by Da Internz and Aaron Michael Cox; and “Nothing Like Us”, written and produced solely by Justin, which gives fans an unprecedented and intimate glimpse of young love. There is also a live studio version of “Fall”, from Believe, likewise produced by Bieber and Kanter. “Beauty And A Beat” shattered online records in October, when the VEVO video premiere delivered 10.6 million views in the span of 24 hours. Social media played a large part – Justin’s 50.8 million-plus Facebook fans and 33.9 million-plus Twitter followers. YouTube views of “Beauty And A Beat” have now surpassed 155 million. In total, Justin’s music videos and original programming have surpassed 3.3 billion views across VEVO, the world’s leading all-premium music video and entertainment platform. Justin has likewise crossed the 3 billion view threshold on his YouTube channel—the first music artist to do so.
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