Justin Bieber & Usher: Billboard Music Awards Cover Story…

"Ustin!" Usher and Justin Bieber are hanging out in a quiet corner of Milk Studios in West Hollywood on a break from a Billboard cover shoot when a stylist enters and utters the SNL-worthy gaffe above. A silence falls over the room and a look of mock horror registers on the stars’ faces—before laughter breaks out.

It’s an understandable slip, as the pair are linked in the public’s mind for good reason: the famed R&B icon took the then-14-year-old Canadian budding singer under his wing, mentoring him into becoming one of the world’s most recognizable superstars. Usher and Bieber also collaborate creatively, having joined forces on a number of hit songs. Their most recent duet, “The Christmas Song,” on Bieber’s holiday album, Under the Mistletoe, helped propel sales of the album to 1.2 million in the US—qualifying Bieber as a finalist for Billboard’s Top Male Artist this year. And both of their hotly anticipated forthcoming new albums are said to contain new collaborations with each other. (Read More at Billboard…)

Justin Bieber & Usher: Billboard Music Awards Cover Story…

"Ustin!" Usher and Justin Bieber are hanging out in a quiet corner of Milk Studios in West Hollywood on a break from a Billboard cover shoot when a stylist enters and utters the SNL-worthy gaffe above. A silence falls over the room and a look of mock horror registers on the stars’ faces—before laughter breaks out.

It’s an understandable slip, as the pair are linked in the public’s mind for good reason: the famed R&B icon took the then-14-year-old Canadian budding singer under his wing, mentoring him into becoming one of the world’s most recognizable superstars. Usher and Bieber also collaborate creatively, having joined forces on a number of hit songs. Their most recent duet, “The Christmas Song,” on Bieber’s holiday album, Under the Mistletoe, helped propel sales of the album to 1.2 million in the US—qualifying Bieber as a finalist for Billboard’s Top Male Artist this year. And both of their hotly anticipated forthcoming new albums are said to contain new collaborations with each other. (Read More at Billboard…)

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