Justin Bieber’s Rise to Fame: How the Teen Heartthrob Went From YouTube Star to International Success (VIDEO)

Scott Bernberg | December 21, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Justin Bieber gets mobbed by his UK fans
Oh, how you’ve grown, Justin Bieber!

It seems like only yesterday that the pop superstar was crooning his way into our hearts on YouTube videos submitted by his adoring mom, covering hits by Chris Brown, Usher and other established artists.

Now, the 18-year-old has three hit records under his belt and countless awards and accolades for his music.

To celebrate the singer’s successful year, and his rise to the top of the charts, Celebuzz is taking a look back ar the evolution of the Biebs.

Few musicians have risen so far so fast, as Bieber literally went from singing on street corners in his hometown to landing a record deal with LA Reid.

Bieber has continued to diversify himself as his career has progressed. The young heartthrob seems determined to prove he is much more than just a pretty face, currently working on an acoustic album with a network sitcom in development with ABC.

Check out the video above to see why it seems like the star’s best days may still be ahead of him.

What’s your favorite Bieber moment?  Sound off in the comments section below!

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