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2023 Marks 14 Years Since Justin Bieber's "One Time"

By Chloe Chang


Photo by Island Records


In May of 2009, Justin Bieber made his debut with his single "One Time!"


"One Time" was released while Bieber was still recording his debut EP My World. After its release, the single soon reached the number 12 spot on Canada's Hot 100 list and the number 17 spot on Billboard's Hot 100 chart.


By November of 2009, My World dropped and included Bieber's second single "One Less Lonely Girl."


Photo by Island Records


Bieber and My World soon found global success. A few days after the release of My World, the official video for "One Time" came out on Youtube. It has since reached more than 744 million views! The music video for "One Less Lonely Girl" soon followed "One Time."




November 2009 was a busy month for 15-year-old Bieber because on top of the success of My World, he also had his first television performance on The Ellen Show! There, he performed "Favorite Girl" and "One Time."



It's hard to believe that 14 years has passed since Justin Bieber's rise to fame. Now, Bieber is a top-selling pop star with countless awards including 2 Grammys!


Check out some other songs that were released in 2009 as well:

  • "Just Dance" - Lady Gaga

  • "I Got A Feelin'" - Black Eyed Peas

  • "Single Ladies" - Beyoncé

  • "My Life Would Suck Without You" - Kelly Clarkson

  • "Love Story" - Taylor Swift

  • "Use Somebody" - Kings of Leon



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