The Toronto-born singer-songwriter Justin Bieber, who was the first Canadian to hit the Canadian Billboard 200, will release his first studio album on May 23.
He’ll also headline a global tour that starts in London, Britain, and includes stops in New York, London and Toronto.
In addition, he’ll perform with the likes of Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears, Adele, Beyonce, Justin Timberman, Bruno Mars and Rihanna.
BIEBER IS A CANADIAN The singer-rapper, who has been living in Canada since the age of 13, has two children with his Canadian wife, singer-producer Samantha Jones.
In a statement, Jones said she was “devastated” to hear about the news.
“I am so grateful for the incredible support and love you have shown me over the years,” she said.
“My heart goes out to my husband, daughter and other family members.
I am in awe of your talent and dedication to the art of music.
I look forward to working with you for many years to come.”
BIEB has been nominated for a Grammy for best R&B album.
He has been touring the U.S. since the release of his 2010 album Purpose.