JUSTIN BIEBER TO BRING 'PURPOSE' TOUR TO INDIA
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', wherein he experimented with more exploratory electronic sounds.
Apart from India, the Asia leg of the tour comprises Tel Aviv in Israel and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Touring in support of his fourth studio album 'Purpose', which debuted at number 1 in over 100 countries and has sold over 8 million copies worldwide, Bieber is without a doubt one of the most successful pop stars in the world today with a recent world tour imbibing sold out dates across countries. .
Concert goers can preregister for tickets which will go on sale from 22nd February and 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' amongst others. The Director of White Fox India Mr Arjun Jain, states, "This tour is one of the most successful in the world at the moment and will further enhance India's current cultural repertoire. We are the sole promoters of the 'Purpose' Tour in India and after 6 months of negotiation we have finally closed the India leg of the tour. We are expecting a full house on May 10 with one of the biggest arena tours witnessed in recent times."
'Purpose' is Justin Bieber's first album in two years. Right after its release, 'Purpose' was the most streamed album on Spotify in one week with 'What Do You Mean' as the most played song. The record sold more than 640,000 copies in less than a week. 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.