NEW YORK, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Justin Bieber, the soulful and precocious 15-year-old worldwide sensation, is revving up for the release of his hugely-anticipated debut on Island Records, MY WORLD. The first single, "One Time", is at a radio reach of over 30 million listeners; it has climbed into the top 15 spots on the Top 40 chart and into the top 20 on the Rhythm chart. Follow up single "One Less Lonely Girl" is now creating heavy buzz in major markets such as New York, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Indianapolis and Columbus.
First up, this Saturday, November 14th, catch Justin's segment on ABC News entitled "On the Brink." He follows that showcase with a performance on ABC's "Good Morning America," Sunday, November 15th.
From there, Justin jets to Los Angeles to film his second performance and couch-time appearance on NBC's "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." The episode airs appropriately on Tuesday, November 17th, the day his debut album drops. This will mark his second appearance on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in a span of two weeks, having performed and been interviewed on November 3rd.
Justin Bieber's assault on Tuesday, November 17th doesn't stop there. That evening, look for him on the "George Lopez Tonight Show." The following day, Wednesday November 18th, Justin will be interviewed on the "Chelsea Lately Show." Whew!
This irrepressible excitement surrounds the release of his debut on Island Records, MY WORLD. The surefire smash album features the writing and production of hitmakers Tricky Stewart, and Midi-Mafia, plus a guest appearance by Usher on "First Dance." Better still, Justin Bieber plans to release a Part II to MY WORLD, slated for a March 2010 release.
Justin Bieber has emerged as a global new media star, with 100 million YouTube.com video views (the first 10 million of them as an amateur, posting his own renditions of favorite Usher, Ne-Yo and Stevie Wonder songs) and over 28 million song streams of "One Time" on MySpace.com. Amazingly, he has also sold 1.5 million singles via iTunes, including the epic smash "One Time" and the new scorcher "One Less Lonely Girl."
Born in Stratford, Ontario, Justin Bieber is a multi-talented pop/soul singer, as well as a self-taught musician on drums, guitar, piano, and trumpet. Introduced to the music industry in Atlanta by his manager Scooter Braun, he then met multi-platinum superstar Usher, who signed him as a 13 year-old to his first professional deal, forming the joint-venture RBMG label with Braun and Antonio "L.A." Reid, Chairman of Island Def Jam Music Group.
SOURCE Island Def Jam Music Group