Purpose would be the fourth studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber. It was released on November 13, 2015, by Def Jam Recordings and School Boy Records. It is the follow-up to Bieber’s third studio album Believe (2012) and was quickly developed as soon as the release of his collection, Journals (2013), which saw him in a very more R&B direction. Working in a period of almost 24 months on the album, Bieber struggled to locate a musical direction for that record and scrapped it frequently.
With assistance from personal friend and frequent collaborator Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Bieber did start to write and record about the album together with the idea of doing an inspirational album which could encourage people through uplifting messages within a period of media scrutiny with the exceptional involvement in a number of misdemeanours and also his tumultuous relationships. Aided by aid from producer Skrillex, which released with partner Diplo and Bieber the superior 10 single “Where Are Ü Now” (2015) because of their project Jack Ü, Bieber found its sonic direction and worked using the producer in a very handful of songs with the album. Purpose was identified as a mix of dance-pop, EDM music and R&B, along with having influences of tropical house in a few tracks and live instruments including acoustic guitars in many others, while being thought as a coming of age album addressing about apologies, faith and recovery. The album received generally favorable reviews from most critics, who praised the consistent sound, noted his artistic growth and deemed it as a his best album. Other critics, however, noted which the album focus in excess on his apology requests, which some felt it made the album too serious on occasion, and located him exponentially fatigued.
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The album debuted at number-one for the US Billboard 200, selling 522,000 copies rolling around in its first week of release, giving Bieber the greatest first-week sales of his career with the exceptional sixth number-one album inside United States. Elsewhere, it reached the highest of the charts of other eleven countries and the very best 10 within the remaining territories. Four singles have already been released on the album until now: “What Do You Mean?”, “Sorry”, “Love Yourself” and “Company”. The first three singles achieved international success, reaching number one around the US Billboard Hot 100, which made the very first time of his career to own three consecutive number-one singles on the same record, and also the UK Singles Chart, the location where the singer broke chart records, along with countries. “Company” was announced because the fourth single on the album on February 19, 2016. To promote the album, Bieber made several televised interviews and performances, together with released “dance videos” to every one of the album’s tracks inside a project called “Purpose: The Movement”. He will also start on his Purpose World Tour in 2016.