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Justin Bieber on Today show

He also called out artists who rely on auto-tune.

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It probably wasn’t the late-night-into-early-morning situation Justin Bieber’s used to these days, but after wrapping up a performance on the Tonight Show Tuesday, the 21-year-old made his way back to New York City’s Rockefeller Plaza for the latest Citi Concert Series show on TODAY Wednesday morning.

After a short interview with host Matt Lauer, in which he apologized for the past few years’ headline-grabbing antics, Bieber performed six songs off the new album, Purpose: enormous singles “What Do You Mean?” and “Sorry” as well as the scathing but delicate “Love Yourself,” the Halsey collab, “The Feeling,” which got a steamy performance from the two pop stars, “No Pressure,” featuring rapper Big Sean who joined him for the performance, and “Company,” which he ran through for the first time live.

In a moment not seen on air, he broke off “Love Yourself” to ask the producers to take the auto-tune out of his mic. “I know we’re live,” he told fans. “But I think you guys have some auto-tune on my vocals. Can we turn that off? That’s for other artists, not for me.”

In between songs, Bieber was amiable and gracious with the crowd, performing off-the-cuff, telling stories, and thanking everyone for their support. See clips from Today below.

Bieber will tour in support of Purpose next year. The 58-date trek kicks off in Seattle in March and will run through July. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 20. A full list of stops is below.

March 9, 2016 — Seattle, WA, KeyArena at Seattle Center

March 11, 2016 — Vancouver, BC, Pepsi Live! at Rogers Arena

March 13, 2016 — Portland, OR, Moda Center at the Rose Quarter

March 15, 2016 — Sacramento, CA, Sleep Train Arena

March 17, 2016 — San Jose, CA, SAP Center at San Jose

March 18, 2016 — Oakland, CA, Oracle Arena

March 20, 2016 — Los Angeles, CA, STAPLES Center

March 21, 2016 — Los Angeles, CA, STAPLES Center

March 25, 2016 — Las Vegas, NV, MGM Grand Garden Arena

March 26, 2016 — Fresno, CA, Save Mart Center

March 29, 2016 – San Diego, CA, Valley View Casino Center

March 30, 2016 — Glendale, AZ, Gila River Arena

April 2, 2016 — Salt Lake City, UT, Vivint Smart Home Arena

April 4, 2016 — Denver, CO, Pepsi Center

April 6, 2016 – Kansas City, MO, Sprint Center

April 7, 2016 — Tulsa, OK, BOK Center

April 9, 2016 — Houston, TX, Toyota Center

April 10, 2016 — Dallas, TX, American Airlines Center

April 12, 2016 — Atlanta, GA, Philips Arena

April 19, 2016 — St. Louis, MO, Scottrade Center

April 20, 2016 — Louisville, KY, KFC Yum! Center

April 22, 2016 — Rosemont, IL, Allstate Arena

April 23, 2016 — Rosemont, IL, Allstate Arena

April 25, 2016 — Auburn Hills, MI, The Palace Of Auburn Hills

April 26, 2016 — Cleveland, OH, Quicken Loans Arena

April 28, 2016 — Columbus, OH, Schottenstein Center

April 29, 2016 — Washington, DC, Verizon Center

May 4, 2016 — Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center

May 5, 2016 — Brooklyn, NY, Barclays Center

May 7, 2016 — Philadelphia, PA, Wells Fargo Center

May 10, 2016 — Boston, MA, TD Garden

May 13, 2016 — Ottawa, ON, Canadian Tire Centre

May 14, 2016 — Quebec City, BC, Videotron Centre

May 16, 2016 — Montreal, BC, Bell Centre

May 18, 2016 — Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre

May 19, 2016 — Toronto, ON, Air Canada Centre

June 11, 2016 — Winnipeg, MB, MTS Centre

June 13, 2016 — Calgary, AB, Scotiabank Saddledome

June 14, 2016 — Edmonton, AB, Rexall Place

June 16, 2016 — Saskatoon, SK, Credit Union Centre

June 18, 2016 — Fargo, ND, FARGODOME

June 19, 2016 — Minneapolis, MN, Target Center

June 21, 2016 — Lincoln, NE, Pinnacle Bank Arena

June 22, 2016 — Des Moines, IA, Wells Fargo Arena

June 24, 2016 — Cincinnati, OH, U.S. Bank Arena

June 25, 2016 — Indianapolis, IN, Bankers Life Fieldhouse

June 27, 2016 — Nashville, TN, Bridgestone Arena

June 29, 2016 — Jacksonville, FL, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

June 30, 2016 — Orlando, FL, Amway Center

July 2, 2016 — Miami, FL, AmericanAirlines Arena

July 6, 2016 – Greensboro, NC, Greensboro Coliseum

July 7, 2016 — Baltimore, MD, Royal Farms Arena

July 9, 2016 – Newark, NJ, Prudential Center

July 10, 2016 — Hartford, CT, XL Center

July 12, 2016 — Buffalo, NY, First Niagara Center

July 13, 2016 — Pittsburgh, PA, CONSOL Energy Center

July 15, 2016 — Atlantic City, NJ, Boardwalk Hall

July 18, 2016 — New York City, NY, Madison Square Garden