Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Justin Bieber Versus Youtube

Over the past weekend, Internet pop sensation Justin Bieber went to upload the music video of his new song called “Pray” to his personal YouTube site. He was in for a rude surprise: YouTube automatically blocked his video upload on “copyright grounds” that the video contained content from Universal Music Group (UMG), parent company to Bieber’s record label, Island Def Jam records.
“yo youtube…how u gonna block my own song?!?!?!” wrote an outraged Bieber on his Twitter account. In another Twitter update, he wrote, “dear youtube…we started this journey and now u r cheatin on me with this vevo chica…i see how it is…i will be over here with facebook [sic].” (Vevo is the music video website responsible for Bieber’s official YouTube syndication, and is a joint venture between music giants Sony Music Entertainment, UMG and Abu Dhabi Media.)
In response, YouTube wrote back to Bieber on its Twitter account, “sorry about the upload pain around ‘Pray’. That’s between you and your label but we love you [both] so let’s figure this out!”
But the damage was done. Frustrated with the Google-owned video site, Bieber instead uploaded his video using Facebook’s video app onto his Facebook page. “no one keeps my music from my fans. nobody,” he wrote on Twitter.
There’s a level of irony to the situation. Bieber got his start on YouTube, where home videos of him on his account singing covers of hip-hop songs from artists Usher and Chris Brown attracted the attention of a talent scout in 2007. After a meteoric rise to fame, Bieber is one of the biggest YouTube stars today, the second to reach 1 billion views on the Google-owned video site, behind Lady Gaga.
You would think if anyone deserved to be able to upload his own music videos to YouTube, it would be Bieber. So why couldn’t he? The answer lies in the complicated legalities behind copyright law and new media. It comes down to the question: who owns the video? In Bieber’s case, the answer depends on who you ask.

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Justin Bieber's Bullying Hypocrisy? Photog Accuses Biebs' Bodyguard of Assault

Justin Bieber just told us it's "not cool" to be a bully—now a photographer is accusing the Biebs of having a bully on his payroll.
Celebrity photog Jason Nicholas tells E! News that last Friday, as he was waiting for Kylie Minogue outside the London Hotel in New York, he stumbled instead upon Bieber.
As Bieber headed out of the hotel, Nicholas says he tried to snap a photo. That's when the bodyguard stepped in, and, per Nicholas, got too overprotective, sending the shooter to the hospital.

"I had been taking pics for Black Friday shopping when I got a tip Kylie was at the hotel," Nicholas tells us. "But then I see Bieber's driver...and I figure he's there and coming out soon [Bieber had a book signing at a nearby Barnes & Noble], so I wait by the entrance, but off to the side. There wasn't much happening, I see a couple of fans off to the side waiting for his autograph and one other photog."

Nicholas says that he was acting like " a gentleman" standing quietly and doing "nothing out of the ordinary."
"Bieber comes out with a small group, two bodyguards, one handler and one other person. Without blocking the door I stuck my camera out with my arm and shot him."

Nicholas alleges at that point one of the bodyguards "snapped."
"He shoved me up against the SUV," Nicholas claims. "He was super aggressive and it happened right in front of Bieber, who got right in the car, but I got some usable pics out of it."

Then the oddest thing happened, says Nicholas.
"When Bieber got into the car, he put his mouth to the glass and let out a roar, like a primal scream, with his mouth wide open, it was so odd," he tells E! News.
Nicolas says he immediately began to feel some back pain, so an ambulance was called and he was carted off to New York Presbyterian Weill-Cornell Hospital, where he was diagnosed with a strained muscle and released later that day.

Nicholas, 40, filed an assault report against the bodyguard with the NYPD today.
Calls to Bieber's rep seeking comment were not immediately returned. The singer, who released a PSA last week taking a stand against bullies, is currently in Paris, nursing a cold.

Nicholas says he has talked to a lawyer but as of yet doesn't plan a lawsuit against Bieber; however, the photographer wants to make a point.
"I just want to stress, for the record, that everyone, paparazzi included, should have the right to come home from work at the end of the day in one piece."


Justin Bieber Asks Fan To Join Him On Paris Date

Justin Bieber has over 6 million Twitter followers and he knows how to whip them into a frenzy.

The cheeky star is looking for Somebody To Love during his visit to Paris and took to Twitter to ask his fans for a date.

The Baby star tweeted: “anyone care to join me for dinner tonight in Paris...maybe a romantic candlelit dinner under the Eiffel Tower just for 2? anyone? ;)”

After a tweet to his mentor Usher, JB added: “now back to the ladies...so im thinking me and u...city of romance...maybe a random slow dance as @dankanter plays spanish guitar. anyone?”

Unsurprisingly, Justin’s had thousands of replies within a matter of minutes. Did you reply? Would you like a date with JB?


Did Justin Bieber Get Advice About Girls From Justin Timberlake?

The National Enquirer has reported that Justin Bieber reached out to Justin Timberlake to get advice about girls. Although, since Justin has his own personal swagger and flirting coach we’re not entirely sure about this…

According to the report Justin T told Justin B:

“Don’t allow yourself to get tied down. Don’t make promises you have no intention of keeping and NEVER hide information on your smartphone you don’t want a girl to see – because she’ll find it every time!”

What do you think about this advice?


Justin Bieber: "Cheryl Cole Is Beautiful"

Justin Bieber has confessed that he thinks Cheryl Cole is "beautiful", following his attempts to woo the Geordie on Sunday evening's The X Factor.

As we previously reported, the U Smile singer flirted with Chezza after performing on the talent show, even hinting that the divorced Girls Aloud star should call him.

Now, it seems Bieber won't give up that easily to land the girl of his dreams, telling the Xtra Factor: "Cheryl Cole is beautiful."

As well as paying Cole even more compliments, Justin also gushed about Cheryl's XF boss, Simon Cowell, revealing he thinks the music mogul is "funny."

The 16-year old said: "I've watched Simon Cowell a lot on American Idol. I met him on that show... I don't think he's intimidating. I think he's funny."

Meanwhile, JB's performance on the XF has apparently gained him a whole host of new Bliebers, with sales of his album, My World, increasing by a massive 100% on website Play.com.

The site also claims that sales of The Wanted's self-titled LP also jumped up by 70% after they took to the XF stage to sing their new single, Lose My Mind.

A spokesperson for Play.com claimed: "X Factor continues to provide an incredible platform for developing artists and these huge album sales increases prove that this is not only the case for the contestants themselves, but also for the young stars performing on the show, like Justin Bieber and The Wanted."

Despite having an already success music career, 16-year old Justin has also confessed that he would love to go to university one day, much like Harry Potter actress Emma Watson.

According to GossipCop, Bieber told press in Madrid: "I always travel with a private tutor who I have five three-hour sessions a week with. "

“I want to finish high school and also university and then evolve wherever my music takes me,”

He added: “I also want to stick my head in the movie world although I am going to focus on my music for now.”


Bieber planning for university

Justin Bieber plans to continue with his education despite his worldwide singing success - the teenager wants to enroll at university.

The 16-year-old found international fame last year and has a loyal following of millions of fans.

Bieber currently studies with a private tutor so he can juggle his career with his education, but he's planning to step out of the spotlight in the future to concentrate on his studies.

The star says, "I always travel with a private tutor who I have five three-hour sessions a week with.

"I want to finish high school and also university and then evolve wherever my music takes me. I also want to stick my head in the movie world although I am going to focus on my music for now."


Justin Bieber at his Album signing in Madrid!

Monday, November 29, 2010

Justin Bieber's interview on el Hormiguero!!

Justin Bieber, Iyaz and Sean Kingston

Something for my UK friends!!

7 year old Matty B Raps Justin Bieber's Pray!

Justin Bieber has a new song?

Nope.. Its an song that he recorded long time ago.
This was one of the songs that he recorded that got cut from his album My World 2.0.
Remember the song Pick Me? Yeah.. Something like that..

Justin Bieber Singin Pray at PRAY in Spain

Bieber Fever hits London as Justin hits on Cheryl Cole live on the X Factor

He's one of the biggest popstars in the world, so
who could blame Justin Bieber for grasping the chance to chat up Cheryl Cole whilst live on the X Factor last night - despite the 11 year age gap?
Justin, 16, had just performed a mash-up of tracks Somebody To Love and Baby on the results show - though he mimed throughout to concentrate on his smooth dance moves.

As he finished, he was joined on stage by host Dermot O'Leary, then promptly flirted with Cheryl, 27, after thanking his fans for all their support,
'I want to say hello to Cheryl Cole, hello,' he said, waving at the judge and raising his eyebrows, before making a 'call me' gesture with his hand.

Justin even made his feeling clear afterwards on his official Twitter account, saying: 'Cheryl u looked lovely as usual.'
He also joked: 'X Factor we had fun. Simon told me he listens to my CD every night before he goes to bed.'

Justin Bieber Loved By Millions Of Tweens And One Brazilian Drug Lord

Perhaps nobody had a bigger holiday weekend than Justin Bieber, who made his triumphant return to the new release rack on Friday (November 26) with My Worlds Acoustic, a collection of stripped-down versions of songs from Bieber's first two releases (as well as the new single "Pray"). Bieber was everywhere, chatting on "Today," premiering his new video, unveiling a new trailer for his upcoming film "Never Say Never," signing copies of his album and combing his hair in a different fashion that suggested that he might have gotten a haircut (which caused quite a stir on Twitter). When his cruise through New York was finished, he headed for the U.K. for a promotional tour through Europe, but on Sunday (November 28), he managed to show up in an unusual place: In the mansion of a Brazilian drug lord. 

Of course, he wasn't actually there in the house — rather, he appeared in a giant wall mural inside the enclave of Pezao, one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest traffickers. According to The Guardian, more than 2,600 heavily-armed police officers raided Complexo do Alemao, a huge network of slums that also houses some of the city's biggest drug villains. The violent exercise left 50 people dead, but the Rio police have declared the project a victory.

In addition to finding 10 tons of marijuana and a small arsenal of weapons (which included one missile), there was also a crude homemade mural of Bieber that read "One Time" below it. It's probably the strangest place Bieber has shown up, but it's proof positive that the 16-year-old Canadian singer is indeed a worldwide phenomenon.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

Justin Bieber's Performance on X Factor!

I gotta say.. This is the best tv appearance EVER!!

My Worlds: The Collection Promo!

Justin Bieber Speaking in Portuguese!

Beyonce Divorce Rumor Lit up Twitter

Beyonce Divorce Rumor Lit up Twitter- A prank by Justin Bieber regarding his hair cut gave way to a Twitter rumor that Beyonce is getting divorced.

It was actually a prank from Bieber, known for his signature shaggy hair, gone wrong. Bieber took to Twitter, telling his fans that he has cut his hair for his girlfriend.

This news seemed panicking to some of his die- hard fans, and may be too panicking to a particular fan, who became ambitious enough retaliate it.

Beyonce divorce rumor was started by @Bieber Team NY as a joke on Bieber, who has admitted to have a crush on Beyonce.

The tweet that followed is “RT this if you want to prank the #prankster #beyonce got divorced.” This line which was tweeted as a joke received 100+ RTs.

Now when the situation has become quite critical, the fan claims that it was an attempt just to make Justin Prank back, thinking that he would get excited if he saw it because he loves Beyonce.

It was not intended to disrespect divorced people or to offend anyone.


Justin Bieber: Special Meet & Greet for Kendall Sherry!

Justin Bieber holds up a copy of his book as he promotes the hardcover at Barnes & Noble in NYC on Friday evening (November 26).

The 16-year-old musician, who also stopped by The Today Show earlier, made one special fans’ dreams really come true.

Upon hearing of Kendall Sherry via Global’s Show of Hearts Telethon, Justin and his team invited the 12-year-old girl and her mom, Susan, to fly out to Toronto to meet him in person and attend the concert at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.

Global’s Show of Hearts Telethon is a a children’s charity which had helped her family by installing a new elevator in their home. Kendall suffers from spina bifida. Mom Susan shared, “She was in terrible shock. I don’t think she came out of shock until (Wednesday) morning. I think it took her all night to realize that this was real because she actually asked if she was being ‘punked.’”


Interview with Jeremy Bieber

Photo Spreeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

Saturday, November 27, 2010

Justin Bieber - Pray

He is one of 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010

Talk show host Barbara Walters is hosting the 10 Most Fascinating People of 2010 segment again on ABC and Justin Bieber has been chosen as one of the individuals Barbara will speak to. 

Justin has already pre-taped his segment and he reportedly spoke with Barbara about how he made it big in the music industry. 

Justin’s interview will go into detail about his humble beginnings and his relationship with his mentor Usher. Justin will also be talking about the possibility of changing his popular hair style in the future – so Justin’s fans are going to want to tune in to hear what he has to say!

Justin’s interview with Barbara will air on the ABC television channel on December 9th at 10pm EST. Will you be watching?

Friday, November 26, 2010

VERY VERY RARE footage of Justin Bieber singing I'll Be!

Justin Bieber Signs Copies Of First Step 2 Forever at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue

Justin's new book, Justin Bieber: First Step 2 Forever: My Story chronicles his young life, rise to fame and his experiences as a teenage superstar. Justin is also due to release an acoustic album just in time for Christmas. After this morning's TV interview he headed off to yet another promotional event, plugging both his book and earphones at a signing at a Barnes & Noble book store.