18-year-old popstar Justin Bieber, who just happens to rank third on Forbes’ 2012 most powerful celebrities list, looks dapper on the cover of the ‘Celebrity 100′ issue of Forbes magazine.
Captured by the camera lens of Michael Prince, the ‘Boyfriend‘ singer explains to the magazine how social media helped him launch his illustrious career and it’s continuing to help him build his empire.
“It used to be there was a mystery to the artist. Now there’s, like, no mystery — the fans want the connection, they want to see you Instagramming at a coffee shop in the morning… Social media helped launch my career. Without the Internet and without YouTube, I wouldn’t have gotten the chance to put my music out there and have people hear it”, Bieber points out to Forbes.
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