Justin Bieber’s highly anticipated album Purpose, is now available for purchase and streaming.
The 18-track deluxe version features guest appearances from the likes of Big Sean, Travi$ Scott, Halsey and Nas.
The project comes after a turbulent period for the Canadian singer, both professionally and personally. It’s been a while since he’s released a new album (the last being 2012’s Believe) and with a seemingly never-ending wave of media criticism thrown at his feet, Bieber’s understandably anxious about his fourth studio offering.
“Fu-k, I’m so nervous,” he said of Purpose’s release during a recent interview with Billboard. “It’s hard to make meaningful songs that make you want to dance because it can come off cheesy. In the past I’ve recorded songs that I didn’t like, that I wouldn’t listen to, that the label was telling me to record. I’m self-expressing with this album — I can’t skip on the moments that were dark, the moments that were happy, the ex-girlfriend stuff. It makes it real, rather than ‘Let’s call up Max Martin to write you a hit song.’ I want my music to be inspiring.”
Justin Bieber is also set to take the album on the road. Earlier this week, the 21-year-old announced his Purpose tour, a 58-date trip across North America. The singer will open the tour in Seattle on March 9 and close at Madison Square Garden on July 18. Pre-ticket sales will be available for American Express Card Members on November 16 and general tickets go on sale November 20.
Justin Bieber’s Purpose can be purchased via iTunes here.
Alternatively, the project can be streamed below, courtesy of Spotify.