Justin Bieber first came to attention in 2009. He soon became a teen pop sensation. He charted 15 hit songs in less than two years. These are the 10 best of Justin Bieber's songs.
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"Baby" was the first single from Justin Bieber's second album My World 2.0. It has a soaring chorus that gives a nod to classic doo-wop while the guest rap from Ludacris keeps "Baby" firmly anchored in the present. The song peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 in February 2010 and was ultimately certified double platinum for sales.
Justin Bieber makes a distinct effort here to sound older here, and most of the time it works. He is also experimenting with more contemporary sounds as indicated by the dubstep elements. The transition period sounds a little rough, but Justin Bieber shows promise of developing into a strong adult pop performer.
"Boyfriend" is the first single released from the Justin Bieber album Believe. It was co-written and co-produced by Mike Posner. The song features rapping by Justin Bieber in addition to singing. It debuted at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 becoming his highest charting single yet.
Justin Bieber adopted an adult contemporary friendly sound for this holiday single. The song sounds like it was strongly influenced by the massive Jason Mraz hit "I'm Yours." "Mistletoe" sold over 700,000 digital copies in its first season of release making it the fastest selling holiday digital song of all time. It peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Justin Bieber demonstrated that he knows his way around a pop ballad with the release of "One Less Lonely Girl." The romantic video shows him tracking down a girl for a date. Ultimately Justin Bieber is successful. "One Less Lonely Girl" hit a chart peak of #16 and was certified gold.
This collaboration melding the pop-R&B sound of Justin Bieber with the island reggae pop of Sean Kingston buoyantly led the way into the summer of 2010. There is clear, fun chemistry between the pair in the accompanying music video. "Eenie Meenie" peaked at #15 on the charts and was certified platinum for digital sales.