Earlier today, Justin Bieber it surprised fans as the special guest player at Spotify’s Stream On launch event. Celebrating the platform’s new series, which seeks to “explore the power of audio creation,” Bieber offered a close-up, three-song set.
Coming in at just under 10-minutes, Bieber’s performance included three of his most recent singles: “Holy,” “Lonely,” and “Anyone,” a song that featured the beginning during its New Year’s Eve broadcast. Each song was complemented by unique, visual scenes.
“I want to thank my friends at Spotify for asking me to play at Stream On Only,” Bieber said in a statement. “This is the first event, so I wanted to do something I hadn’t done before with this special version of ‘Lonely. ‘I’ve always been inspired by creativity, and Spotify Stream On shared amazing conversations about the vision for the future.’
Earlier this month, Bieber delivered a first-of-its-kind modern concert on TikTok. The full-length set, which streamed live on Valentine’s Day, found the artist performing his girlfriend’s 2013 album, Magazines, all for the first time. The broadcast not only celebrated the first full-time live performance by one artist on TikTok but also became the single artist live stream in the history of the platform, attracting over 4 million unique views.
Supported by a full band, Bieber played such fans as “All That Matters,” “Swap It Out,” and “Change Me.”
Coming up, Bieber fans can catch him at the top of the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards, where he does “Anyone,” as well as his Changes “Intentions” hit Migos’ Quavo. The winner of the 12-time Children’s Choice Award has also been announced in a number of categories, including Favorite Male Artist and Favorite Song (“Yummy”), as well as Best Musical Collaboration prefer. Bieber has three nods in total in the final category, for “Stuck with U” by Ariana Grande, “Lonely” by Benny Blanco, and “Holy” by Chance the Rapper.
One year ago this month, Bieber released the top of the chart Changes – his fifth studio album and his first full-time release in five years.
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