Two of the world’s biggest pop stars have teamed up for a brand-new track.
Justin Bieber and Shawn Mendes get emotional in their song, Monster, about how when you’re famous you’re not allowed to “trip up”.
The music video, released on 20 November, sees the two giving a heartfelt performance while standing on a high white pillar in the middle of the woods.
Monster is the second single to be released from Shawn’s new album, Wonder, which drops on 4 December. The first single, Wonder, shot to the top of the charts.
In a recent interview Shawn (22) revealed why working with Justin (26), who was his hero growing up, was the chance of a lifetime.
“When I was nine, Justin was my Michael Jackson. He was everything,” he told VMan magazine. “He was what everyone talked about, the singer who everyone wanted to sing and dance like. He completely inspired me to start singing.”
He says he wrote Monster a “long time ago”. “It’s “about how society wants to put celebrities up on a pedestal but as much as they want to do that, they want to celebrate the fall.”
And he could think of no-one better to do the song with than The Biebs. “I called him and said, ‘I have this song and it means a lot to me. If it means something seriously to you and you want to put something very real on it, please be a part of this with me.’ And he did. Since then we’ve become closer than ever.”
The song is the latest in a string of collabs Justin has done this year, including Holy with Chance the Rapper, Intentions with Quavo and Stuck With You with Ariana Grande.
Sources: iheart.com, youtube, vman.com