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The Evolution of Justin Bieber

Celebrating this bad boy on his Birthday week

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    The Bieb is turning 20 on March 1st. See how he's evolved over the years!

    Remember when he was still in the single digits? He began his career on YouTube.

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    Justin learned how to play the drums at an early age. His mom bought him his first drum set at the age of four. Here he is drumming away at age nine.

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    Justin was discovered in 2008 through his YouTube videos. Here he is singing Chris Brown's 'With You.'

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    His first single 'One Time' came out in 2009.

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    While his career was beginning to kick off, Usher became a mentor to young Justin.

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    He became known for his long hairstyle, driving his Beliebers crazy.

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    His second single 'One Less Lonely Girl' was also released in 2009.

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    His third single featuring Ludacris 'Baby' was released in 2010. The video just recently hit the billion views mark on Vevo, breaking the record for most views.

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    Continuing the success in 2010 came his single. 'Never Let You Go. '

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    That same year, Justin teamed up with Sean Kingston on his song 'Eenie Meenie.'

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    'Never Say Never' became another huge hit for Justin in 2010.

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    'Somebody to Love (Remix)' helped explode Justin into stardom and the record went Platinum!

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    Justin kicked off his 'My World Tour' in 2010. It was his very first concert tour which supported My World and My World 2.0.

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    'U Smile' released by Justin in 2010 is a track dedicated to his fans.

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    The Biebs showed us his sentimental side with his song 'Pray' and performed it for the first time at the 2010 American Music Awards.

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    In 2011, Justin joined Chris Brown for his single 'Next to You.'

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    Bieber took home his second Moonman at the 2011 MTV VMA's, winning Best Male Video for 'U Smile.'

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    2011 was a huge year for Justin! His biopic film titled Justin Bieber: Never Say Never which followed him during his ‘My World Tour' topped the box office making over $12 million it’s opening day.

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    Not to mention he also landed the number two spot on the Forbe's Best- Paid Celebrities under 30 list...

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    Justin at 2011 American Music Awards.

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    He performed his holiday hit 'Mistletoe' on stage.

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    On the red carpet at the 2011 AMA's, he posed with his on-again, off-again love interest Selena Gomez. Currently, the pair seems to be going their separate ways, and sources say Bieber has banned Gomez from his 20th birthday party. Ouch.

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    Bieber released 'That Should Be Me' in 2010 featuring the country band Rascal Flatts.

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    Justin Bieber kickin' it with Santa Goofy while taping a performance segment for the "Disney Parks Christmas Day Parade" TV special at Magic Kingdom in 2011.

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    Bieber started to break away from his young boy image in 2012.

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    In 2011 Bieber recorded a version of 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.'

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    Justin released 'Boyfriend' the first single off his third studio album, Believe in 2012.

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    Believe debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 and became the Biebs' fourth number one album.

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    Justin Bieber hanging out with Elvis Duran for "The Elvis Duran and the Morning Show" at Bagatelle Restaurant during March 2012 in West Hollywood, California.

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    Bieber was a fan favorite in 2012 at the 25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards and took home the Favorite Male Singer award.

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    A slightly edgier Bieber pictured here as he arrives at 102.7 KIIS FM's Wango Tango on May 12, 2012 in Carson, California.

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    Bieber looks into the crowd during a concert in Milan, Italy.

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    So handsome! Justin poses for photographers before a press conference in June 2012.

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    Justin began his second concert tour, the Believe Tour, in 2012.

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    The Madison Square Garden show is "believed" to have sold out in only 22 seconds. Wow!

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    Justin snagged the award for Artist of the year at the 40th annual American Music Awards in 2012.

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    Justin Bieber strikes a pose at Hot 99.5's Jingle Ball in 2012.

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    Later, he performs onstage.

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    Bieber also performed onstage during Power 96.1's Jingle Ball in Atlanta.

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    The Bieb visited "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" in February 2013.

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    He showed his funny side when he hosted Saturday Night Live just a few days later.

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    At the 2013 Billboard Music Awards, Justin took home the title for Best Male Artist.

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    The Bieb looking stylish at the Y-3 Spring/Summer 2014 runway show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week.

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    Justin Bieber's Believe, the sequel to Never Say Never was released in December 2013.

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    The Bieb has had a rough start to 2014 & has definitely been embracing his "Bad Boy" image. On January 23, he was charged with drunk driving, resisting arrest and driving without a valid license after Miami Beach Police caught him street racing.

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    Justin Bieber has changed a lot since his YouTube days... he's hanging with the big boys now. Rick Ross and Justin attend a Ciroc party at Vanquish Lounge on February 5th in Atlanta, Georgia.

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    Justin has officially gone from Baby to bad boy and Rolling Stone magazine gets the scoop on their March cover boy, who turns 20 on March 1st. Happy Birthday Biebs, now stay out of trouble!

    February 26, 2014/Photo:RollingStone

 
 

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