Justin Bieber: Numbers and Records
Excitement is already building for the release of Justin Bieber
‘s new album My World 2.0
(which hits store shelves and digital outlets on Tuesday, March 23). His singles continue to burn up the charts (“Baby” currently sits at number 12 on the current Billboard Hot 100
) and he has a giant tour coming up soon. It has been a remarkable rise for Bieber, who has been in the public’s consciousness for less than a year but has become in that brief time span.
He didn’t do it alone, of course. Bieber’s trip to the top has been mostly because of his intense work ethic (the dude is everywhere, all the time) and because of his commitment to social networking. His devotion to his own fans has turned him into a star, and he has racked up some impressive statistics. Here is Justin Bieber by the numbers.
Number of views on YouTube for “One Time,” his first video: 52,963,291
Number of songs from My World that charted in the Billlboard Hot 100: 7, making him the only artist in history to have every song from his album chart.
Number of fans on Facebook: 2,229,065
Number of Twitter followers
: 1,443,405Average number of tweets per day, according to Tweet Stats
: 7.4Number of copies of My World sold: Over one million (the album was recently certified Platinum by the RIAA)
Number of official music videos: 3 (One Less Lonely Girl, One Time, Baby)
Number of times he’s been shouted out by Lil Wayne: At least two
Chart position during My World‘s opening week: 6
Number of albums that will be between My World 2.0 and the top position on the Billboardchart: 0