Justin Bieber was discovered on YouTube. Record executive Scooter Braun saw his posts, became his manager, and flew him to Atlanta to meet with Usher. A deal with Island Records followed and the young Canadian lad was on his way to stardom.
Bieber's team tested the waters by releasing four singles prior to the full album. “One Time” (which features guest vocals by Usher), “One Less Lonely Girl,” “Love Me,” and “Favorite Girl” all made the Top 15 in Canada and the Top 40 in the U.S. That accomplishment made him the first artist ever to achieve such pre-album success.
The first part of his two-piece record set, My World, hit streets in November, 2009 to favorable reviews and a number six spot on the Billboard album charts and a top seat on the ... Read more