Justin Bieber is set to embark on a massive tour in support of his album, “Believe”, dropping June 19, 2012. Last night, fans finally got a chance to see his highly anticipated video to the first single from the album, “Boyfriend”, on MTV. After airing on the channel, an interview with Sway followed on MTV.com. The Biebs had leaked teaser upon teaser to his supporters, as well as funny little snippets through his Twitter account. Justin started out the video with one of those fake intros, where he was snapping in an iconic backlit pose in the moonlight and nuzzling a women’s neck in a very grown up, this-may-be-too-steamy-for-my-preteen-to-watch video clip, only to restart the song to its true footage: a more age appropriate, mature Bieber driving through the streets, ending up in a block party type of situation, playing guitar, singing to a pretty girl and showcasing slick dance moves with metallic kicks. He admitted he switched up the video from the teasers for his fans, (as millions of parents breathed a sigh of relief), and went on to say his next single will be more radio-friendly; a mid-tempo track entitled, “As Long As You Love Me”.

Fielding questions from the girls in the immediate audience and online, we learned a lot about the maturing Justin Bieber. His favorite soup is broccoli cheddar, he enjoys frosted mini wheats cereal and would like to collaborate with Rihanna and Beyonce. He’d also love to start growing facial hair, but it’s slow coming, except for his mustache. (No worries, Biebie, the scruff will come soon enough, not that it matters much too his millions of fans.) Sway asked him about the comparisons to Justin Timberlake of N’SYNC; Bieber was flattered but didn’t think his music is going the same direction as Timberlake. Like the former N’SYNC member, Justin is continuing his acting chops. He is slated to star in an upcoming movie with Mark Wahlberg, where he plays a basketball player, but all concentration is focused on his Believe tour, with tickets to go on sale soon. As a parting statement, he told his fans to buy tickets, guaranteeing special guests.

On the upcoming album, he’ll be collaborating with fellow Canadian Drake, Usher and Kanye West. Bieber will be releasing a song written for his mother for Mother’s Day, and also wrote a song about the Mariah Yeater scandal, referencing it as his “Billie Jean” song. “Billie Jean” was Michael Jackson’s 1983 hit, which had a similar theme of being falsely accused of fathering a baby.

Much like one of his biggest influences, Michael Jackson, Justin is always gracious to his fans and provides a high energy show full of skilled dancing and entertainment. Unlike the late King of Pop, Justin has the advantage of social media to help promote himself, something he has used brilliantly. With over 21 million Twitter followers, and with smartphones bringing the world to one’s fingertips, he is able to connect to his fans personally through Twitter. His video already has over 4 million views on YouTube, and “Boyfriend” has been projected back to the top 5 on iTunes. Charming and charismatic personality along with a personal outreach to fans has helped propel Justin Bieber and many others into super stardom. Of course, the kid has talent, too.

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