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My World

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Justin Bieber, My World | AS SEEN ON YOUTUBE Justin Bieber
Pamela Littky

My World

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Ray Charles

We gave it a B-

”I was a player when I was little,” Justin Bieber admits on his debut album. ”But I’m bigger.” Though not much. At 15, this pint-size Canadian crooner is still more than a decade younger than Usher and Justin Timberlake, both of whom offered the singer record deals based on his hit YouTube channel. (Usher won.) Not surprisingly, My World is long on sugary puppy-love ballads and dinky dance-pop confections; diabetics are advised to stay away. Bieber’s better on ”Love Me,” where he riffs on the Cardigans’ ”Lovefool” atop a killer electro-glam groove. Here’s hoping his swagger grows with age. B-

Download This: Listen to the song Love Me at imeem.com

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