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Justin Bieber performs on the NBC "Today" show last week. (Richard Drew/AP)
Justin Bieber performs on the NBC "Today" show last week. (Richard Drew/AP)

Bieber by the numbers Add to ...

Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has sent adolescent girls everywhere into hysterics - with songs about lonely girls and a dreamy, tousled mane of brown hair. The Beatles-inspired mop top has become his own brand, called "the Bieber." And, seen gallivanting with reality star Kim Kardashian recently, all eyes are on him. Bieber and his hoards of fans hit the streets of Toronto this Sunday for the MuchMusic Video Awards, where he'll be performing. We give you Bieber by the numbers - before his 15 minutes are up. 16: years old.

5: millions of albums sold worldwide.

10: millions of views on YouTube for the homemade singing clips that made him famous (he was discovered there by Scott Braun, now his manager).

4: number of top 40 singles he had before the release of his debut album, a chart-topping record.

3: how old he was when he taught himself how to play the drums.

1,100: people who lined up for MMVA wristbands this year, some camped out for days with hopes of getting a closer glimpse of the teen heartthrob.

3,109,622: Bieber followers on Twitter

5: minutes it takes him to expertly dishevel his hair in the morning.

3: 2010 Juno Award nominations.

0: 2010 Juno Awards won.

Sources: justinbiebermusic.com, twitter.com/justinbieber, youtube.com, billboard.com

 

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