Justin Drew Bieber (born on March 14, 1994) is a pop singer from Stratford, Ontario, Canada. Bieber was 12 years old when he entered his first local singing competition. He began his professional career on Youtube, where his future manager, Scooter Braun, discovered his talent. Braun flew Bieber to Atlanta, Georgia to consult with Usher. Although Justin Timberlake wished to sign Bieber to his record label, Bieber chose Usher.