Justin Drew Bieber (; born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer. He 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. Often referred to as the "Prince of Pop", his versatile cross-genre approach towards music and showmanship have received widespread recognition.He achieved commercial success with his debut studio album, My World 2.0 (2010), which debuted atop the Billboard 200, making him the youngest solo male act to top the chart in 47 years. The album also contained 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 on the Billboard 200. Subsequently, his third studio album, Believe (2012), saw Bieber experiment with dance-pop and mature themes. Following Believe, Bieber was involved in various controversies and legal issues between 2013 and 2014, which drastically impacted his public image. However, since 2015, he has been setting his priorities to focus on mental health and take responsibility for past transgressions.Bieber's fourth studio album, Purpose, was released in 2015. It was preceded by "Where Are Ü Now", a collaboration with Jack Ü, which saw Bieber explore EDM, and win the Grammy Award for Best Dance Recording. Purpose embodied a multi-genre production through dance-pop, EDM, soul and influences of tropical house in the album's tracks. It produced three number-one singles: "What Do You Mean?", "Love Yourself", and "Sorry". Bieber diversified on numerous collaborations between 2016 and 2017 including DJ Khaled's "I'm the One", which became his first number-one single in hip hop. A week later, he released his remix to Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee's "Despacito", claiming his fifth number-one single and first in Latin. It tied the then-record for most weeks atop the Billboard Hot 100 and made Bieber the first artist in history to chart new number-one singles in consecutive weeks. In 2019, he released a country collaboration with Dan + Shay, "10,000 Hours", which peaked in the top five of the Billboard Hot 100 and won the Grammy Award for Best Country Duo/Group Performance.His fifth studio album, Changes (2020), saw Bieber employ a R&B-centric direction and produced the top five singles "Yummy" and "Intentions". The album debuted atop the Billboard 200, making him the youngest solo artist to have seven albums reach number one in the U.S., breaking a 59-year-old record held by Elvis Presley. In May 2020, Bieber released a duet with Ariana Grande, "Stuck with U", which reached number one and helped support first responders and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic. He released his sixth studio album, Justice (2021), which received global recognition and produced his seventh number-one single "Peaches".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". He has received numerous accolades, including 31 Guinness World Records, two Grammy Awards, a record 21 MTV Europe Music Awards, 20 Billboard Music Awards, 18 American Music Awards, two Brit Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards, and a Latin Grammy Award. Time named 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. Outside of his music career, he also starred in the concert films Justin Bieber: Never Say Never (2011) and Justin Bieber's Believe (2013), while his personal issues were chronicled in the documentary series Justin Bieber: Seasons (2020).