Justin Bieber and his Musical Career
How old was Justin Bieber when he started his career?
Justin Bieber is one of the most successful entertainers in the world. His musical career began when he was just 13 years old. Bieber was born in 1994 in London, Ontario, and his talent was quickly recognized by his family. At the age of 12, he sang Ne-Yo’s “So Sick” in a local singing competition, which caught the attention of Scooter Braun, a talent manager who eventually became Bieber’s manager.
Bieber began his professional career in 2008, just four months before his 14th birthday, when he was signed to Raymond Braun Media Group (RBMG). Later that year, he uploaded some of his performances to YouTube and that led to Usher offering him a contract with Island Records.
Bieber released his debut single, “One Time”, in July 2009 and it quickly rose to the top of the charts. He released his debut album, “My World”, later that same year, to much critical acclaim. His second album, “My World 2.0” was released in 2010, launching him to international superstardom.
Bieber’s career milestones
Justin Bieber’s career has been full of milestones and successes. Some of his career highlights include:
- The release of his debut album “My World” in 2009 which made him the first artist to have seven songs from a debut album chart on the Billboard Hot 100.
- Winning several awards over the years, including a Grammy, eight American Music Awards, and 12 Billboard Music Awards.
- Touring the world in 2013 and 2014 on the Believe Tour which grossed over $200 million.
- Releasing his fifth album “Purpose” in 2015, which spawned several hit singles such as “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry.”
Justin Bieber has had an impressive career, and it all started when he was just 13 years old. His passion and dedication to his craft have made him one of the most successful artists of all time.