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Justin Bieber Celebrates Anniversary of 10-Million-Selling “Purpose” & Releases Box Set

Justin Bieber

Global superstar and RBMG/Def Jam Recordings artist Justin Bieber will celebrate the one-year anniversary of his global smash album, PURPOSE – which has sold over ten million copies worldwide – with the release of a LIMITED EDITION PURPOSE SINGLES BOX SET. The box set is available to order exclusively at the Purpose Tour D2C merch site:

on November 13, 2015. The album opened at #1 in over 100 countries around the PURPOSEBieber released world, and has gone on to sell over 10 million copies globally to date. PURPOSE shattered global streaming records and has yielded three consecutive #1 singles in the US – “What Do You Mean,” “Sorry,” and “Love Yourself,” which is 5x platinum is the US alone. In late 2015, those three tracks landed at #1, #2 and #3 on the UK singles chart, surpassing a record previously held by The Beatles and making Bieber the artist to ever accomplish such a feat.

Hand-numbered and limited to 5,000 copies, the PURPOSE SINGLES BOX SET will house three 7-inch vinyl discs, comprising the album’s trio of worldwide #1 multi-platinum hits: “What Do You Mean?,” “Sorry,” and “Love Yourself,” plus bonus tracks. Mastered at 33 1/3 rpm, each disc will be covered in a vinyl sleeve and vinyl jacket. The box will also contain a 12-page booklet with images from Justin’s Purpose World Tour, as well as lyrics to the songs. The box set is expected to ship in February 2017.

“What Do You Mean?,” “Sorry,” and “Love Yourself” underpin Justin’s eight new Guinness World Records 2017 titles:

“What Do You Mean?Most streamed track on Spotify in one week (,” 30.7 million-plus times);
Most streamed album on Spotify in one week (PURPOSE, 205 million times);
Most simultaneous tracks on Billboard Hot 100 (17, in December 2015);
First act to fill three top slots simultaneously on UK singles chart: “Love Yourself” (#1), “Sorry” (#2), and “What Do You Mean?” (#3);
Most simultaneous new entries on Billboard Hot 100 chart (13);
Most Twitter followers (82.2 million-plus) and YouTube subscribers (20.7 million-plus) of any male; and
Most viewed YouTube music channel (10.4 billion-plus).


Disc 1 Side A:


“What Do You Mean?”

Disc 1 Side A:

“Cold Water”

Disc 2 Side A:

“Love Yourself”

Disc 2 Side A:

“Let Me Love You”

Disc 3 Side A:


Disc 3 Side A:

“Déjà vu”


Gabe Tesoriero, 212.445.3632

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