“All Around the World,” the third single from Justin Bieber’s album “Believe,” hit iTunes a little early Monday (June 4), surprising even the 18-year-old singer.
“@justinbieber @ludacris not sure why but i will take it. #ALLAROUNDTHEWORLD hit ITUNES early! it’s up now!” Bieber’s manager, Scooter Braun, tweets Monday.
“@scooterbraun @ludacris WHAT!?!?! It’s out!?!?!” Biebs responds.
The dance track, which features Bieber’s pal Ludacris and was produced by the Messengers, was leaked online in May, but many of Bieber’s army of Beliebers refused to listen to the song ahead of its official release. But now that it’s legit, his millions-strong fan base has already shot the single to No. 2 on iTunes. Biebs, of course, is still vying for No. 1, though.
“#AllAroundTheWorld is #2 on ITUNES!!! @carlyraejepsen can i have that #1 spot…maybe? haha. had to do it. Push for #1!” he posts, ribbing his protege, “Call Me Maybe” singer Carly Rae Jepsen.
Check out the track for yourself below.
“Believe” comes out June 19, but according to Aceshowbiz.com, Bieber will release another track, “As Long as You Love Me,” on June 12.
What do you think? Worthy of No. 1?