Justin Bieber's 'Anyone' dominates the charts first weekend after release


12 days ago

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Global superstar Justin Bieber rang in the New Year with yet another gift for fans across the world. Bieber's new single “Anyone” – co-written and produced by Andrew Watt with a visual directed by Colin Tilley – was released January 1, 2021. Fans tuned in to Bieber’s live-streamed New Year’s Eve concert presented by T-Mobile where they heard “Anyone” performed live for the first time.

“I can’t think of a better way to close out 2020 and kick-off 2021 than celebrating with my fans all over the world and sharing this new music with them,” said Justin. “Music has gotten us all through so much this year, and for me personally it’s been healing and transformative. ‘Anyone’ is such a special, hopeful, anthemic song. It sets the tone for a brighter new year full of hope and possibility.”

Closing out 2020 with three smash singles - “Holy,” “Lonely,” and “Monster” - Justin Bieber reigns as one of the biggest artists in the world: the #1 artist on YouTube with 60mm subscribers, the #2 artist on Spotify globally with over 75mm monthly listeners, over 200mm in combined U.S. radio audience per week, and three Grammy nominations and an American Music Award for his 2020 album Changes.

Changes, the fifth studio album by Grammy Award®-winning global superstar Justin Bieber, debuted at #1 on the U.S. album chart, netting over 1 million in first-week global consumption. Bieber’s 7th overall #1 album, Changes also debuted at #1 on the Billboard R&B Albums chart, a career first for him. Underscoring the global dominance of Changes, the album reached #1 in the UK and Canada, and clocked in at #1 iTunes in 85 countries.

Over the course of his career, Justin Bieber has amassed more 50 billion streams and more than 60 million album equivalents worldwide. Justin’s Grammy-winning 2015 album PURPOSE has sold over 21 million copies worldwide.

“Anyone” has received amazing coverage around the world so far!! Check out some of the great highlights below.

At Spotify:

  • #4 on the Global Chart (streams +54% from release day)

  • #1 US and Canada

  • Top 10 UK, Netherlands, Nordics, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia

  • 28 Hits Playlists and counting, including the cover & #1 position on Today’s Top Hits

  • 46 NMF Playlists (#1 position in 32 markets and 23 covers)

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