For the primary time in virtually a decade, Justin Bieber is sans tattoos.
The 26-year-old singer ditched his tattoos for his portrayal of a “Rocky” impressed boxer within the new music video for his most up-to-date single, “Anybody.”
Bieber shared a clip of the behind-the-scenes transformation on Instagram, posting a time-lapse video of himself sitting in a chair whereas his chest and arms had been being lined with make-up to hide his ink.
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“No tats for the #Anyonevideo,” he wrote within the caption.
“Feels so bizarre to see you with out tattoos,” wrote one commenter.
One other added, “Bro I did not even understand you lined up your tats within the video.”
Followers had been divided over Bieber’s new non permanent look. “Kinda seems to be good with no tats truly,” commented one, whereas one other wrote, “I feel we will all agree u seems to be higher with all of the tattoos.”
The music video follows the singer as a boxer whereas he trains in his yard and on a seaside earlier than discovering himself within the ring in opposition to some worthy opponents. It additionally stars actor Zoey Deutch because the boxer’s love curiosity and weaves in intimate scenes of the couple.
On the finish of the video, Bieber seems to be knocked out in the course of the remaining match, however then regains his power and in the end takes out his opponent. He and Deutch have fun his huge win with a hug and kiss within the ring.
Bieber sang “Anyone” in a stay efficiency in the course of the “T-Cellular Presents: NYE Dwell with Justin Bieber” live performance particular and formally launched the one at midnight on Jan. 1.
“I can’t consider a greater approach to shut out 2020 and kick off 2021 than celebrating with my followers all around the world and sharing this new music with them,” Bieber stated in a press release. “Music has gotten us all via a lot this 12 months, and for me personally it’s been therapeutic and transformative. ‘Anybody’ is such a particular, hopeful, anthemic music. It units the tone for a brighter new 12 months filled with hope and risk.”
The Canadian singer launched his fifth studio album, “Modifications,” that includes the Grammy-nominated single “Yummy,” in February 2020.
In October, the singer launched his single “Lonely” accompanied by a poignant video, starring Jacob Tremblay as Bieber, that depicted his rise to stardom at a younger age. The video transported followers again to Bieber’s early days with the “Marvel” star adopting Bieber’s signature side-swept bangs, purple hoodie and white pants and jacket.
“Lonely is out now with @itsbennyblanco. When he and @finneas confirmed me this music to be trustworthy it was exhausting to hearken to contemplating how robust it was to get via a few of these chapters,” Bieber wrote on Instagram following the discharge of the music. “I went into the studio and sang via it which wasn’t simple however began to essentially see the significance of telling this story!”
He added, “It made me understand all of us really feel lonely at occasions! Being somebody in my place I consider it’s highly effective to specific vulnerability and that’s why I consider this music is so highly effective!”