Justin Bieber Releases EP "My World"
My World is the first release by Canadian singer, Justin Bieber.
It is considered to be the first part of a two-part debut release. My World, being the first part is considered an extended play standalone. It was released on November 17, 2009, via Island Records, and the second part was released on March 23, 2010. Bieber worked a variety of producers and writers such as his mentor, Usher, Tricky Stewart, The-Dream, Midi Mafia and more. The songs are mostly inspired by teen romance and typical coming of age situations, and musically the album is R&B influenced pop. The album received positive reviews from critics, and debuted at #6 on the U.S. Billboard 200, selling 137,000 copies in its first week, which was at the time, the best opening release for a new artist in 2009, until the record was topped by Susan Boyle's I Dreamed a Dream. It also debuted at #1 on the Canadian Albums Chart, and went Gold in a week. The album was certified Platinum in Canada less than a month later. In less than a month of release, the album was certified Gold in the United States by the RIAA, and in less than two months later, the album was certified platinum in the United States, selling over a million copies. After less than a month of its United Kingdom release, it was certified Silver by the BPI.
The album's lead single, "One Time", was released on July 7, 2009, and reached the Top 15 of the Canadian Hot 100 as well as the Top 20 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The following three singles were released exclusively on iTunes. The second single, "One Less Lonely Girl", was released on October 6, 2009, and charted within the Top 10 of the Canadian Hot 100 and Top 20 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. The third single, "Love Me" was released on October 26, 2009 and the fourth, "Favorite Girl," was released on November 3, 2009.
1. "One Time" - 3:35
2. "Favorite Girl" - 4:16
3. "Down to Earth" - 4:05
4. "Bigger" - 3:17
5. "One Less Lonely Girl" - 3:49
6. "First Dance" (featuring Usher) - 3:42
7. "Love Me" - 3:12