Bieber by numbers

By admin
14 January 2014

Are you a die-hard Belieber? Well, we bet you didn’t know all this!

0

The amount of swear words in his lyrics. He tries to keep his songs clean and cuss-free. Good on you, Justin!

 2

The number of times he collaborated on tracks with his mentor and ‘‘big bro’’, Usher. The R&B star was on a remix version of Justin’s song Somebody to Love and on a cover of The Christmas Song on his second album, Under the Mistletoe.

2

He can solve a Rubik’s Cube in less than two minutes.

3

Justin holds the record as the US artist whose tickets sold out fastest in SA. Back in December, when sales opened for his concerts, more than 62 000 tickets were sold within three hours of going on sale.

4

Justin became the first solo artist in US Billboard charts history to have at least four singles enter the Top 40 of the Hot 100 before his debut album, My World, was released.

6

This is his favourite number.

7

The number of wax replicas of him in Madame Tussauds wax museums across the globe. It took a team of 60 sculptors and artists more than 800 hours to master the seventh wax figure which was recently unveiled in Sydney, Australia.

13

At this age he was already a street performer! He used to perform in front of a theatre in Stratford, Ontario, Canada.

18

The number of straight weeks his autobiography Justin Bieber: First Step 2 Forever: My Story was on the New York Times children’s bestseller list.

69

The amount of times he says “never” in his song Never Say Never.

77

Wow, can you believe Justin wore harem pants 77 per cent of the time over the past year?

317

The amount of weeks his most successful song, Baby, spent on the charts.

2009

The year he released his debut album, My World.

80 000

This is how many Twitter followers he reportedly lost after he cut his hair in 2011. Bummer!

R700 000

The amount one toy company paid to change a Bieber doll’s haircut after the singer chopped off his mop top.

R21 million

His perfume Someday made this amount in less than a month after it hit stores in 2011.

R398 million

His debut concert tour, My World Tour, made more than this amount worldwide in 2010.

848 million+

The amount of times his first single, Baby, has been watched on YouTube.

SOURCES: HOLLYWOODREPORTER.COM, BUZZFEED.COM, ACHARTS.US, OMG-FACTS.COM, JTMAGZ.COM, JUSTINBIEBERZONE.COM, CHANNEL24.CO.ZA, THEFACTSITE.COM, BILLBOARD.COM

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