via press release:
JUSTIN BIEBER TO EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERE NEW MUSIC VIDEO “MISTLETOE” ON MTV DURING “MTV FIRST: JUSTIN BIEBER” TUESDAY, OCTOBER 18TH AT 7:54PMET
Fans Can Begin Submitting Video and Twitter Questions Today for 30-Minute Q&A with Justin and MTV News’ James Montgomery
New York, NY (October 13, 2011) – Two-time Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and multi-platinum selling superstar Justin Bieber will hit MTV’s airwaves on Tuesday, October 18th at 7:54pm ET to exclusively premiere his new music video “Mistletoe” from his upcoming holiday album UNDER THE MISTLETOE during “MTV First: Justin Bieber.”
Hosted by MTV News’ James Montgomery, Justin will participate in an on-air interview and personally introduce his new music video that was shot in Franklin, Tennessee by Roman White, who also directed Justin’s “One Less Lonely Girl” video. Immediately following the on-air portion, he will stay on for an additional 30-minute Q&A session on MTV.com. Fans can get in on the action immediately by submitting video or text questions beginning today via MTV.com or via Twitter (using @MTVNews / hash-tag #AskBieber).
Following the broadcast premiere, the music video for “Mistletoe” will be available online simultaneously on MTV.com and VEVO.
Global phenomenon Justin Bieber begins his third year on the world stage with the November 1st release of his first Christmas album UNDER THE MISTLETOE (RBMG/Island Def Jam Music Group). The album is a seasonal mix of traditional Christmas standards and newly penned holiday music largely co-written by Justin Bieber.
In just two short years Justin Bieber has accumulated over 13 million Twitter followers, 36 million Facebook friends and 2.2 billion combined views on YouTube and VEVO. UNDER THE MISTLETOE is 17 year old Justin’s fifth release since he first arrived on Island Records/RBMG in November 2009 with My World. My World contained his worldwide debut hit, “One Time,” the follow-up “One Less Lonely Girl,” and two more chart hits, “Love Me” and “Favorite Girl.” With that, Justin became the first solo artists in history to send four songs from a debut album into the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100 prior to the album’s release. To date, Justin has amassed more than 11 million in worldwide CD sales.
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