ALBUM FEATURES NEW ACOUSTIC VERSIONS OF FAN FAVORITES SUCH AS "ONE TIME," "NEVER SAY NEVER," AND "BABY" AS WELL AS BRAND NEW SINGLE "PRAY"
JUSTIN NOMINATED FOR FOUR AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS INCLUDING ARTIST OF THE YEAR AND ANNOUNCED AS PERFORMER AMAs - NOVEMBER 21ST ON ABC
NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Platinum singing sensation, Justin Bieber will release an acoustic album, MY WORLDS ACOUSTIC , on Black Friday, November 26th. MY WORLDS ACOUSTIC will be available exclusively through WALMART. The album features brand new acoustic versions of the singles from MY WORLD and MY WORLD 2.0 , along with a new single entitled "PRAY." "PRAY" is an optimistic, uplifting song, and represents the spirit behind MY WORLDS ACOUSTIC .
Justin intends the album as a gift to his fans; the arrangements reflect Justin's early days with merely an acoustic guitar or a lone piano. The album adds additional acoustic instrumentation such as a string quartet, congas, and a cajon drum. The percussion represents inspiration from Justin's worldly travels, most recently to Africa. Justin plays guitar on the album alongside his musical director and fellow guitaristDan Kanter.
Justin is nominated for an amazing four American Music Awards, including Artist of the Year, Favorite Male Artist, Breakthrough Artist and Favorite Album. He will also perform at the AMAs on November 21ston ABC. Also checkout Justin's appearance on The Today Show which will air November 26th, 2010.
Also, look for Justin on the road, as his sold-out headlining tour of North America rolls into its second leg. The six-month "My World" tour, presented by AEG Live and Xbox 360, opened June 23rd at XL Center inHartford, CT and will conclude on December 23rd marking the end of his first North American tour.
Since its March release – and 2x RIAA platinum MY WORLD 2.0 has sprouted a quartet of singles, starting with "Baby." In addition to hitting #1 in the U.S. and Justin's native Canada, MY WORLD 2.0 has reached #1 in 17 countries. MY WORLD and MY WORLD 2.0 have sold over 6 million albums combined worldwide.
Born in Stratford, Ontario, Justin Bieber is a multi-talented pop/soul singer, and a self-taught musician on drums, guitar, piano, and trumpet. To date, he has totalled 1 billion YouTube.com views (the first 50 million of them as an amateur dating back to 2007, posting renditions of his favorite hip-hop and R&B songs). In 2007, manager Scooter Braun brought 13-year old Justin to Atlanta, where he met multi-platinum superstar Usher. Justin signed his first professional deal with RBMG, the joint-venture label formed by Usher and Braun with Antonio 'L.A.' Reid, Chairman, Island Def Jam Music Group.
The final track listing for MY WORLDS ACOUSTIC is as follows: 1. One Time 2. Baby 3. One Less Lonely Girl 4. Down To Earth 5. U Smile 6. Stuck in the Moment 7. Favorite Girl (Live) 8. That Should Be Me 9. Never Say Never featuring Jaden Smith 10. Pray
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SOURCE The Island Def Jam Music Group