Justin Bieber now has more Twitter fans than Canada has people, with the pop star’s followers having just rolled over 35 million. Though formidable, the achievement almost seemed inevitable. An icon born of the Internet – he was discovered on YouTube in 2008 – the Canadian teenager has come to dominate nearly every corner of the online water cooler. Continue reading
The pop superstar from Stratford, Ont., recently announced he would add 30 dates on his Believe tour, including July 25 and 26 at the Air Canada Center. Continue reading
No matter what you think of Justin Bieber’s music, there’s no denying he puts on a spectacular show. Sporting a massive set of wings, the 18-year-old heartthrob flew in on aerial wires, landing at centre stage at Scotiabank Place on Friday as fireworks went off and lights blazed around him. A sold-out crowd of 16,800 was delirious with excitement.
In a sleeveless white hoodie that showed off surprisingly muscular arms, Bieber commanded the stage with greater authority than the last time he passed through Ottawa. Two years ago, he looked like a kid zinging around an elaborate video game; now he’s got the maturity and confidence to own the stage. Everything about him seemed to have more definition, from his chiselled arms to his sharp haircut to his athletic choreography and even his singing. Continue reading