International pop star Justin Drew Bieber landed in Mumbai early on Wednesday amidst tight security for his 'Purpose World Tour'. Escorted in a thick security blanket out of the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport at around 2 a.m., he was quickly whisked off to a five-star hotel in south Mumbai amidst Z-plus level of security.
Justin Drew Bieber was born on March 1, 1994 in London, Ontario, Canada. At a young age, Justin Bieber has already received recognition from several world renowned award-giving bodies. During the 2012 American Music Awards and 2010 American Music Awards, he was a recipient of Artist of the Year Award.
Justin Drew Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. After a talent manager discovered him through his YouTube videos covering songs in 2008 and signed to RBMG, Bieber released his debut EP, My World, in late 2009. It was certified Platinum in the U.S.
He became the first artist to have seven songs from a debut record chart on the Billboard Hot 100.Bieber released his first full-length studio album, My World 2.0, in 2010.
It debuted at or near number one in several countries, was certified triple Platinum in the U.S. ,and contained his single "Baby".
Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has an estimated net worth of $245 million in 2016. In addition to being a pop singer, Bieber is also an actor, and songwriter. He is considered by Forbes as the world’s ninth most powerful celebrity in 2013. In 2011 and 2012, he ranked third.
It was in November 2009 when his first extended play titled My World was released and it earned a platinum record in the U.S. Four months later, his first studio album, My World 2.0, was released.
My World 2.0 also earned a platinum record in the U.S. and hit the peak charts in numerous countries.
In November 2011, his second studio album, Under the Mistletoe, was released and it immediately debuted as #1 on Billboard 200. In June 2012, his third album, Believe, was officially released and just like his recent album, it debuted at #1 on Billboard 200. As of 2012, Bieber has already sold a total of 15 albums worldwide.
At the 53rd Grammy Awards, he was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best New Artist Awards. In 2014, Justin Bieber had over 40 million Twitter followers.
International pop singer Justin Bieber arrived in India late last night, for a concert in Mumbai later today pic.twitter.com/Ag1D1IGVXm— ANI (@ANI_news) May 10, 2017
According to reports, The Justin Bieber concert guest list reportedly includes Shah Rukh Khan, Varun Dhawan, Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and many others.
Bieber is likely to fly in a private helicopter to the D.Y. Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai for his concert scheduled this afternoon. The concert venue, reported to be fully sold out with over 45,000 tickets, will open at 3 p.m. and Bieber is expected to give his performance at 8 p.m., according to the tour organisers, White Fox India.
(With inputs from agencies)