HISTORIC TWO DAY MUSIC EVENT IS A FIRST FOR ABC’S “THE VIEW”
Platinum-Selling Pop Sensation Justin Bieber to perform his new single “Baby” and “Never Let You Go”
from his forthcoming album “My World 2.0,” live, March 22 and March 23
For the first time in the 13-year-history of ABC’s Emmy® award-winning talk and entertainment program, “The View,” a featured musical guest will make two consecutive appearances this March, Bill Geddie, executive producer, announced today.
Canadian Pop/R&B sensation Justin Bieber is familiar with screaming girls and mayhem. Bieber is one of the hottest young stars on the music scene today and is set to make history on “The View” as the first solo music artist to make back-to-back appearances and performances on the show, live, MONDAY, MARCH 22 and live, TUESDAY, MARCH 23 (11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon, ET). Bieber will perform an acoustic version of “Never Let You Go” and then, with his band, perform his new single “Baby” off his forthcoming second album “My World 2.0” (set to drop of March 23). Bieber will also be interviewed by the show’s five hosts.
His debut album “My World” was released in Nov. 2009 and featured guest vocals from Usher, who signed Bieber to a record deal with Island Records and featured “Favorite Girl,” “One Time,” “Love Me” and “One Less Lonely Girl.” Bieber has performed for the President and Mrs. Obama. Most recently Bieber was a vocalist on the 25th anniversary remake of “We Are the World” to benefit Haiti. Bieber sings the opening line of the song, originally performed by Lionel Richie in 1985.
“The View” features Daytime Emmy® Award-winning hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. It’s the original forum in which real women discuss everyday issues, share their opinions and engage in colorful conversations. “The View” is broadcast in HDTV with 5.1-channel surround sound, and is now available to watch online daily at 4:00 p.m., ET/1:00 p.m., PT on the ABC Digital Full Episode Player at ABC.com.
“The View” is produced by ABC Daytime and Ms. Walters’ Barwall Productions, with Ms. Walters serving as executive producer along with Bill Geddie, who also serves as executive producer for “The Barbara Walters Specials.” “The View” is directed by Mark Gentile. Musical performances produced and directed by Mark Gentile.
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