The wait is finally over and Beliebers can rejoice. It is officially confirmed – Grammy award winner and global pop sensation Justin Bieber is making his way to the India sub-continent this summer. This highly anticipated event will be the biggest live music act witnessed in recent times in India and will further strengthen India’s position on the global music map.
After a week of speculation and uncertainty, the sole promoters of the tour, White Fox India are elated to confirm that they will be bringing the 22-year-old Canadian megastar’s Purpose World Tour to India’s DY Patil Stadium, Mumbai on 10th May 2017. Bieber’s latest jaunt is in support of his fourth album, the critically acclaimed ‘Purpose’, which debuted at #1 in over 100 countries and has sold over 8 million copies worldwide.
Concert goers can look forward to a set list that will surely comprise worldwide smash hits including Where Are Ü Now, Boyfriend, Love Yourself, Company, As Long As You Love Me, What Do You Mean?, Baby, Purpose, Encore: Sorry amongst others.
Mr. Arjun Jain, Director, White Fox India states, “This tour will place India on the global map and open up avenues for other artists of similar stature who may want to consider India as part of their touring roster.”
Justin Bieber also holds the record for the highest most Twitter followers for any male user. He also has the highest number of YouTube subscribers for any male singer and became the first artist to reach 10 billion views on YouTube in 2016. Bieber released his first album “My World 2.0” co-produced by the rapper Usher in 2009 at the age of 14. His single “Baby’” brought the star worldwide recognition and made him the most viewed artist with 4.1 billion views on YouTube. Earlier this fall, Bieber’s hit “Sorry” grabbed 10 million YouTube views in less than 24 hours. Apart from winning at the Grammy Awards, Justin Bieber also has eight new Guinness world records to his credit. Justin won the Grammy for Best Dance Recording for Where Are You Now in 2016. He had also made headlines for the first ever singer to have seven songs from a debut album to feature on the Billboard Hot 100. Beiber also recently broke the Beatles’ 1964 record by topping the American Billboard 17 times.