Yes, Justin Bieber is coming to perform in India
Indian Beliebers, rejoice!
The Canadian pop sensation has announced his maiden concert in the country. Yes, Justin Bieber will be performing in Mumbai on May 10.
Part of the singer's Purpose Tour 2017, the concert will be held in DY Patil Stadium. "After 6 months of negotiation we have finally closed the India leg of the tour. We are expecting a full house on May 10 with one of the biggest arena tours witnessed in recent times," White Fox India, the sole promoters of the show, said in a statement
Mumbai is one of the three Asian cities to host Bieber's tour that promotes his 2015 album Purpose that has already sold over 8 million copies worldwide. The other Asian cities are Tel Aviv (Israel) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
Bieber will reportedly fly in with an entourage of 150 people, including backup dancers and choreographers. During his planned week-long stay, the pop star is “excited about doing the typical touristy things" in New Delhi and Jaipur.
With more than 100 shows already and close to a million ticket sales globally, the Purpose World Tour has been one of the biggest for the singer.
Right after its release, Purpose was the most streamed album on Spotify in one week with What Do You Mean as the most played song.
Tickets to the concert go on sale from February 22, and are priced from Rs 4,000 ($60).
Meanwhile, Indian fans can't hide their excitement.