Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian pop singer-songwriter and actor.Justin Bieber was discovered in 2008 by Scooter Braun who happened to come across Bieber's videos on YouTube and later became his manager. Braun arranged for him to meet with Superstar Usher in Atlanta, Georgia, and Bieber was soon signed to Raymond Braun Media Group, a joint venture between Braun and Usher, and then to a recording contract with Island Records offered by L.A. Reid.His debut single, "One Time", released worldwide in 2009, peaked in the top ten in Canada and charted in the top thirty in several international markets.
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The Cute singer has been nominated and awarded numerous accolades over the past few years, winning Artist of the Year at the 2010 American Music Awards, and being nominated for Pop Vocal Album and best artist at the 53rd Grammy Awards, among others. Justin Bieber is considered a teen idol, and has been subject to acclaim from fans, as well as criticism and controversy from matters concerning his popularity and image.