Justin Bieber Confirms Plans For 2015 Album And Tour

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Good news, Beliebers! Justin Bieber has a comeback in store this year. “I’m going to start working on a new album and a tour for 2015,” he said to Karl Lagerfeld, famed fashion creative director, in V magazine’s Music Issue. “I took the last year off and I’m excited to get back to work.”

Indeed, the Believe star maintained a low profile in 2014: He popped up in music videos by relative unknowns, readied a 2015 acoustic duets album with Cody Simpson, helped remix a Meghan Trainor song and un-followed Selena Gomez on Instagram. There were also less TMZ-worthy incidents, like when Bieber kicked off the year with an arrest for drag racing without a license. Two weeks ago, he promised his devout fans that his relative radio silence “is for a reason.”

Then came 2015: Calvin Klein revealed Bieber as the star of its latest campaign, to fanfare and derision alike. (A photo claiming to be an unretouched shot was posted online; Bieber’s camp has since threatened a lawsuit over these Photoshop allegations.) V magazine unveiled its strikingly similar shoot by Lagerfeld, where the pop superstar appears shirtless in these black-and-white shots.

There are currently more headlines over the state of Bieber’s abs than his forthcoming album and tour, though a new song could possibly help change all that. Maybe.

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