Justin Bieber Sells Out The Garden…Twice

Justin Bieber plays the first of two sold out shows at Madison Square Garden in support of his third studio album "Believe."

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Justin Bieber plays the first of two sold out shows at Madison Square Garden in support of his third studio album "Believe". Photos by Michel Dussack
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The first band to hit the stage were The Wanted, a boy-band with members from England and Ireland. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The band's set was short, only lasting a bit over 20 minutes, so they only had time to run through singles such as "All Time Low" and "Glad You Came". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Jay McGuiness takes a seat on the stage to sing to an audience member. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Most of the crowd knew the band well, a decision that kept the energy in the arena high from the very start of the night all the way until the end. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Next up was breakout singer Carly Rae Jepsen backed by a full band. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The singer ran through songs from her debut album "Kiss" as well as hits "Good Time" which her guitarist sang vocals on, and "Call Me Maybe". Photos by Michel Dussack
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Ten minutes before Justin Bieber hit the stage, a countdown clock started. Every minute, the arena would erupt into screams. Photos by Michel Dussack
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When the countdown hit zero, a silhouette of Justin Bieber appeared on stage, growing wings and flying around in a video complete with pyro. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Finally, he emerged out of the stage on giant wings attached to a part of the massive lighting rig. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Upon closer inspection, the wings were built to appear to be made out of speakers and guitars, which had quite the visual impact. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The singer's set was heavily based upon his 2012 album "Believe", with eleven of the seventeen songs he played being from it. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Justin would frequently walk out to the edge of a giant catwalk that extended 20 rows into the crowd, sometimes with his dancers in tow. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The night kicked off with "All Around The World" with the singer declaring that he always loves coming to New York to play. Photos by Michel Dussack
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It didn't matter to the crowd whether Justin was singing a new song or an old hit, they loved and sang along to every word. Photos by Michel Dussack
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The stage setup was intricate, with giant video screens, multiple levels, and a catwalk. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Most of the hits were saved for the end of the night, with "Never Say Never" and "One Less Lonely Girl" coming towards the end of the main set. Photos by Michel Dussack
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Justin closed out the main set with the title track of "Believe" before disappearing for an encore break. Photos by Michel Dussack
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When he did return it was for two more songs - "Boyfriend" the first single off "Believe", and the song that started it all for most fans - "Baby". Photos by Michel Dussack
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