Justin Bieber Shot and Killed!… On 'CSI' (Feb. 17, 2011)
Bieber's second appearance on the CBS hit "CSI" will surely be his last, since the teen star's character (not so wisely) fired a handgun at an officer during a standoff with police, and was promptly, spectacularly gunned down. Don't worry, Beliebers -- Justin's fine. But where's the Emmy??
The Haircut Heard 'Round The World (Feb. 21, 2011)
Where were you when you heard that Justin Bieber's signature swoop haircut was no more? The pop star lopped off his locks for charity last February, going for a more mature look just before his 17th birthday.
Justin Bieber Frozen In Time as Wax Figure (March 15, 2011)
Not every teenager gets immortalized with an official Madame Tussauds wax figure, but then again, Justin Bieber was never an ordinary teenager. Dozens of screaming fans were on hand last February when Bieber's wax clone was unveiled, and the man himself was in London to give his replica a hug.
Bieber Crashes 'SNL' with Tina Fey (May 7, 2011)
During his first appearance as a musical guest on "Saturday Night Live," Bieber performed tracks off "My World 2.0" and appeared in a pair of skits with host and "SNL" alum Tina Fey. Bieber showed off his comedic chops in a sketch about a schoolteacher (Fey) who has inappropriate fantasies about her young student, Jason (Bieber). "His smile is like watching a baby bunny sniff a tiny flower," Fey's character gushed.
Justin Bieber Named Fan Favorite at BBMAs (May 22, 2011)
The Biebs won Billboard.com's first-ever Fan Favorite Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards, shimmying to the stage in a gold suit after kissing his girlfriend, Selena Gomez. "Every day is like, crazy to me, because I see so many people and I get to make so many people smile and make people happy…I want to thank my fans for being so amazing," Bieber told the crowd.
All I Want For Christmas Is… A Mariah Carey Duet (Nov. 1, 2011)
"Under The Mistletoe" represented a lot of big achievements for the Biebs -- his first holiday set, another No. 1 album, and, of course, collaborating with Busta Rhymes on a re-imagining of "Little Drummer Boy" -- but the lasting milestone from the album will likely be Bieber's duet with Mariah Carey on a new version of her classic, "All I Want For Christmas is You." The "SuperFestive!" duet finds Bieber working in a lower register; after all, manager Scooter Braun admitted that on the "Mistletoe" album, "vocally, his balls have dropped."
Lil Bieber Spits His "Otis" Freestyle (Nov. 2, 2011)
For those who thought the Biebs was just a pop phenom, check out his freestyle over the beat of The Throne's "Otis," which he performed during a visit to the Power 106 radio station in November. Watch your back, Drake -- you're not the only Canadian rapper with some clout.
Baby, Baby, Baby, No: Bieber Beats Paternity Suit (Nov. 16, 2011)
Our hearts collectively skipped a beat when news broke that a paternity lawsuit had been filed by a 20-year-old woman who claimed that the Biebs was the father of her three-month-old baby. Justin and his legal team vehemently denied the claim, and within two weeks of the suit being made public, the case was dismissed.
Justin Gives Back To The Kids on 'Ellen' (January 4, 2012)
Bieber showed off his charitable side during a visit to Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas last December, in a segment that ran on "Ellen" the following month. The singer not only met with students and delivered a special performance -- he bestowed the school with a $100,000 check, as well as $100,000 worth of toys for its students. The normally rock-solid Biebs even shed a tear during the segment, but then again, we all did, too.