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Boyfriend by Justin Bieber
Boyfriend is a song by pop singer Justin Bieber. The song details the emotions of a young man who is trying to convince the girl he likes to date him exclusively. He explains the reasons he’d like to become her boyfriend, hence the song’s title. Justin Bieber himself stars in the video, along with a young brunette co-star. It features scenes of Bieber driving a flashy looking car to a rooftop party at early evening, where he meets up with the girl he is interested in. The video follows the two of them as they flirt and dance and otherwise enjoy the party. The video also includes a solo dance number by Justin. The music video was shot in April of 2012 in Los Angeles, California.
The official Boyfriend video was released in 2012 and was directed by a person known as Director X. It debuted on MTV in early May after lots of anticipation from fans and the media, followed by a live interview with host Sway Calloway of MTV News. A preliminary version of the video was directed by Colin Tilley, but it was scrapped at the last minute by the record label after multiple clips were leaked to fans over the internet. Boyfriend by Justin Bieber is the first single off the artist’s 2012 album ‘Believe’, which was released in most stores June 19. The album falls under the Island Records/RBMG record label. Mike Posner and Mason Levy helped produce the track.
The music video for Boyfriend by Justin Bieber is seen by many as an important stepping stone in Bieber’s career. As the first single released after Bieber turned 18, the song represents a transition from adolescence to adulthood for the young pop star. It also features more adult scenes between Bieber and his female co-star than seen in his previous videos. Both the video and the ‘Believe’ album received warm critical reviews. Bieber is known for his affinity for sports cars and muscle cars, and the music video for Boyfriend was also a chance for him to show off one of the many cars in his collection.