A brand new song titled “Compromise” by Canadian singer Justin Bieber has been leaked online.
Born March 1, 1994, Justin Bieber is recognized for his genre-melding musicianship and has played an influential role in modern-day popular music.
Justin Bieber was discovered by American record executive Scooter Braun and signed with RBMG Records in 2008, gaining recognition with the release of his debut seven-track EP My World (2009) and soon establishing himself as a teen idol.
Justin Bieber achieved commercial success with his teen pop-driven debut studio album, My World 2.0 (2010), which debuted atop the US Billboard 200, making him the youngest solo male act to top the chart in 47 years.
The album spawned the internationally successful single “Baby”, which became one of the highest certified singles of all time in the US. His second studio album, Under the Mistletoe (2011), became the first Christmas album by a male artist to debut at number one in the US.
Justin Bieber experimented with dance-pop in his third studio album, Believe (2012), and went on to become the first artist in history with five US number-one albums at age 18.
Between 2013 and 2014, Justin Bieber was involved in multiple controversies and legal issues, which had a drastic impact on his public image.
In 2015, Justin Bieber explored EDM with the release of “Where Are Ü Now”, which won the Grammy Award for Best Dance/Electronic Recording.
The song’s musical direction played an instrumental role in his fourth studio album, Purpose, which produced three US number-one singles: “Love Yourself”, “Sorry”, and “What Do You Mean?”.
Justin Bieber became the first artist in history to occupy the entire top three of the UK Singles Chart. Justin Bieber diversified on numerous collaborations between 2016 and 2017, including “I’m the One” and his remix to “Despacito” — both reaching number one on the US Billboard Hot 100 a week apart, making him the first artist in history to chart new number-one songs in consecutive weeks.
“Despacito” was named the greatest Latin song of all time by Billboard and earned Bieber his career-first Latin Grammy Award. In 2019, Justin Bieber released a country collaboration with Dan + Shay, “10,000 Hours”, which won the Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance.
On December 24, 2019, Justin Bieber announced that he would be releasing his fifth studio album and embarking on his fourth concert tour in 2020. The album’s first single, “Yummy”, was released on January 3, 2020.
The single debuted at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. On December 31, 2019, Bieber also released a trailer announcing his 10-part YouTube Originals docu-series Justin Bieber: Seasons, which focused on an array of themes: his life post-hiatus from music, marriage, preparation for new music, and battle against Lyme disease.
Episodes were released weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays from January 27, 2020. The docu-series amassed 32.65 million views within its first week of release, breaking the all-time record for the most-viewed premiere in its first week of all YouTube Originals.
Appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on January 28, 2020, Bieber finally confirmed the release date of his fifth studio album, Changes, to be February 14, 2020. The same day, he also released a promotional single for the album, “Get Me”, featuring American singer-songwriter Kehlani.
On February 7, 2020, Bieber released “Intentions” featuring Quavo, as the second single from the album. The song peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100.
Changes was released on February 14, debuting at number one on the UK and US Billboard 200 charts, making Bieber the youngest solo artist in history to have seven number-one albums in the US.
On May 8, 2020, American singer Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber released the single “Stuck with U”, to help raise funds for the first responders of the COVID-19 pandemic and their families. The song debuted atop the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his sixth number-one single in the US.
On September 4, 2020, Bieber played a lead starring role in the music video for DJ Khaled’s single “Popstar” featuring Drake. On September 18, 2020, Justin Bieber released a collaboration with Chance the Rapper titled “Holy”, which Bieber called the start of his new era and the first single from his upcoming sixth studio album.
The single peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100. On October 15, 2020, he released “Lonely”, a collaboration with Benny Blanco as the second single from his upcoming album. The song peaked at number 12 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Justin Bieber and J Balvin were featured on a remix of 24kGoldn’s single, “Mood”, which was released on November 6, 2020. On November 20, 2020, Shawn Mendes and Bieber released “Monster”, for Mendes’ fourth studio album, Wonder. It peaked at number eight on the Billboard Hot 100.
On January 1, 2021, Justin Bieber released the third single “Anyone” from his upcoming studio album, which peaked at number six on the Billboard Hot 100.
On February 14, 2021, Bieber performed “Journals Live” in collaboration with TikTok, which marked his first-ever performance of his 2013 album Journals. It became the first long-form concert event on the platform and broke the record for the most-viewed single-artist livestream in the platform’s history.
On February 26, 2021, Justin Bieber officially announced that his sixth studio album would be titled Justice. On March 5, 2021, Justin Bieber released the album’s fourth single, “Hold On”, which peaked at number 20 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Justice and its fifth single, “Peaches”, were both released on March 19, 2021, and met with generally positive reviews. It debuted at number one on the Billboard 200, becoming Bieber’s eighth number-one project, while “Peaches” debuted at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, becoming his seventh number-one single respectively.
As a result, Bieber set major records in the US. Justin Bieber became the youngest solo artist to have eight US number-one albums, breaking a 56-year-old record held by Elvis Presley.
Justin Bieber became the first solo male artist in history to simultaneously debut a song and an album at number one in the US. Justin Bieber also became the first male act to have his first 6 studio albums debut at number one on the Billboard 200.
On January 1, 2022, Justin Bieber broke the all-time record for the most monthly listeners in Spotify history, having achieved a peak of 94.68 million monthly listeners on the platform to-date.
On February 3, 2022, Justin Bieber made a guest appearance on Beam’s debut studio album Alien, on an album track titled “Sundown”.
Justin Bieber’s music is mainly pop, R&B, and occasionally dance-pop or EDM. In 2010, Jody Rosen of Rolling Stone asserted that the content of his music was “offering a gentle introduction to the mysteries and heartaches of adolescence: songs flushed with romance but notably free of sex itself”.
During the initial years of his career, his musical style was noted for being aimed to a more teen pop and “bubblegum-ish” direction.
Justin Bieber has cited Chris Brown, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, Boyz II Men, Justin Timberlake, Stevie Wonder, Tupac, Usher and Kanye West as his musical inspirations.
Justin Bieber initially sang with a boy soprano voice, before his voice broke, as was evidenced during the debut performance of “Pray” at the 2010 American Music Awards.
Sean Michaels of The Guardian described puberty as “the biggest threat to his career” at the time. Jody Rosen commented that Justin Bieber sings with “swing and rhythmic dexterity” on his debut album, noting his tone to be “nasal”. Justin Bieber started to receive voice coaching from Jan Smith in 2008.
As an adult singer, Justin Bieber’s voice type is tenor, with a vocal range spanning from the baritone A2 to the high tenor F5. In a review of his Purpose album, Neil McCormick of The Daily Telegraph complimented his “soft, supple and seductive singing”.
Justin Bieber has enjoyed pop stardom for over a decade and has been referred to as the “Prince of Pop” and the “King of Teen Pop” by contemporary journalists.
Highlighting his longevity, Justin Bieber was awarded the MTV Award for Best New Artist in 2010 and the MTV Award for Artist of the Year in 2021.
Justin Bieber is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with estimated sales of over 150 million records worldwide. He is credited with three Diamond certifications from the RIAA for “Baby”, “Sorry” and “Despacito”.
Justin Bieber has received numerous accolades, including two Grammy Awards, one Latin Grammy Award, eight Juno Awards, two Brit Awards, one Bambi Award, 26 Billboard Music Awards, 18 American Music Awards, 21 MTV Europe Music Awards (the most wins for any artist), 23 Teen Choice Awards (the most wins for a male individual), and 33 Guinness World Records.
Time named Justin Bieber one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2011, and he was included on Forbes’ list of the top ten most powerful celebrities in 2011, 2012, and 2013.