Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj are unarguably two of the most popular pop music stars in current times. So, why not make a song together? Well they did. The song is called “Beauty and a Beat”. The song Beauty and a Beat Justin Bieber ft. Nicki Minaj was released on Justin Bieber’s third studio released music album called believe. The title can obviously be tied to the famous Disney children’s story called “Beauty and the Beast”. Yet the song itself plays a very different tune than that portrayed in the Disney children’s story.
In the song Beauty and a Beat by Justin Bieber, featuring Nicki Minaj, Bieber sings about hoping to take a girl he is interested in to a dance club and mentions partying like it is 3012. Of course, this would ring the bell of ‘older’ followers of pop music who would remember the song “party like its 1999”. Similar to that classic song, “Beauty and a Beat” is a very fast paced ‘dancing song’ that resonates in the lives of millions of young people.
Beauty and a Beat by Justin Bieber and featuring Nicki Minaj was a work of art that required collaboration from more than just Justin Bieber and Nicki Minaj. Many others were involved in the creation of this song, and its music video. In fact, this song was the only song that Justin Bieber was not a part of in writing for his third album. The song was written by Anton Zaslavski, Onika Maraj, Savan Kotecha, and Max Martin. This border-line-techno rap and pop combination song became extremely popular, leading to the creation of the music video. The music video was directed and produced by Justin Bieber himself and also Jon Chu. Both Chu and Bieber have had a working relationship prior to this video, in Bieber’s song “Never Say Never”.
The song Beauty and a Beat by Justin Bieber and featuring Nicki Minaj sold millions of copies. In fact, the release of the music video became a “trending topic” on twitter. Thousands of young Americans and Canadians sat at their computers and waited to view it. Beauty and a Beat, and Justin Bieber, will live forever as top-hit in the pop music world.