Teen pop star Justin Bieber will grace the cover of People appearing on newsstands this Friday.
“What I have is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” Bieber told the mag. “And I’m having a blast.”
The Ontario native was discovered on YouTube by Atlanta music industry mogul Scooter Braun and headed south to work with artists such as Usher.
He has chatted up Jay Leno and David Letterman, visited American Idol and performed for the president.
He hits the Gwinnett Arena Aug. 9.