He's just days away from unleashing his festive cracker, but teen phenom Justin Bieber is already dropping tantilising nuggets about his next project.
The Biebs, who hooked up with Usher, Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey on his forthcoming Christmas album Under The Mistletoe, reveals that he's enlisted some powerhouse hip-hop stars for his 2012 album, titled Believe.
"Very soon [it'll be released], after my Christmas album," Bieber, 17, dished in an interview with Capital FM.
"I'm working with a lot of cool people. I'm working with Kanye. Drake is going to work on the album with me," he said.
Of the new album's vibe, he mused: "I just learned about picking the right songs and making sure that I create a sound that people aren't really used to hearing so that it's new and fun and people enjoy it."
Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, recently spoke to Billboard about the project.
"He's pretty adamant about writing a lot of [the album]," said Braun. "And he played me some stuff that he's been doing on his own.
He wrote this amazing song that sounds like a Jodeci record. I'm really excited for him. This kid can sing his ass off. He's coming into his own."
Added Bieber: "[I'm] writing about how I feel and producing. I've been producing on my laptop and on my computer," he said. "I've been really into it and, hopefully, this next album will be huge."
Meanwhile, check out the video for Bieber's single Mistletoe below:
Deck the halls with boughs of Bieber ... Nadolig Llawen!
P.S. The boy wonder recently felt the long arm of the law after he was pulled over by cops in his Batman-themed Cadillac.
According to reports, Bieber, who was driving in a three-car convoy, was pulled over by police in Los Angeles after he cut off an officer.
Luckily for Biebs and his crew, they were let off with a warning, reports TMZ.
Check out Bieber's pimped-out ride - complete with go-faster Batman symbols - here.
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