Justin Bieber's Top 19 Deep Cuts

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Justin Bieber performs on stage during his "Purpose" tour at Madison Square Garden on July 19, 2016 in New York City. 

Check out this countdown of the Biebs' 19 best non-single tracks

Justin Bieber has created an ever-expanding catalogue of successful singles, from his YouTube arrival "Baby" to his dance-fight-worthy "Never Say Never" to the more adult offerings of "Boyfriend" and "As Long As You Love Me." Bieber is both a winning singles and albums artist, and there's no indication that he's going to stop that success anytime soon.

But… look closer. Part of the reason that Bieber is the reigning teen pop star is because so little of his chart-topping albums are composed of filler material. Along with his Hot 100 hits, the Biebs' career has produced a slew of tracks that haven't reached radio, but are worth popping onto a playlist at the same frequency.

Billboard dug deep into Bieber's deep cuts, and came up with a countdown of his 19 non-single tracks that are worth repeated listens. Are you feeling these cuts, or do you think we made a glaring omission? Post your thoughts in the comments section below.

19. "Nothing Like Us"
Found On: "Believe Acoustic"

The Biebs' piano ballad, inspired by his breakup with Selena Gomez, is easily the most cripplingly sad song he's ever recorded. "Nothing Like Us" is not a classic by any means, but it could be the precursor of some major songwriting growth.

18. "Beautiful" with Carly Rae Jepsen
Found On: Carly Rae Jepsen's "Kiss"

This cut from Carly Rae Jepsen's "Kiss" album united the "Call Me Maybe" star with the teen titan that helped get her discovered in the States. The duet is light, brief and a nice showcase for both artists.

17. "Up"
Found On: "My World 2.0"

The Messengers' production work on "Up" lifts the inspiring "My World 2.0" track, and while the song doesn't quite live up to the Biebs' other early smashes, the song carries a certain charm that has been translated well to the stage.

16. "Born To Be Somebody"
Found On: "Never Say Never: The Remixes"

The only "Never Say Never: The Remixes" cut that was released as a solo song, "Born To Be Somebody" is a prophetic declaration that the Biebs was "born to stand tall." The slower track makes for a solid swaying-side-to-side-with-hands-raised jam, and slides into a new gear during the final hook.

15. "Turn To You"
Found On: "Turn To You" Song Release

Aw, a Mother's Day song dedicated to the Biebs' mom! Released last year, "Turn To You" is a personal anthem that benefits from its lyrical concept and subtle production.

14. "Fall"
Found On: "Believe"

A weepy ballad inspired by "A Walk To Remember" works because of a catchy melody in the chorus and the earnestness of Bieber's vocal performance.

13. "Overboard" feat. Jessica Jarrell
Found On: "My World 2.0"

The collaboration with Jessica Jarrell is a sparkling duet that utilizes an extended metaphor ("I can't swim on my own… It feels like I'm drowning without your love") as the basis for yearning. Is it a little too long? Maybe. But more Biebs may very well equate to more happiness.

12. "Be Alright" (acoustic)
Found On: "Believe Acoustic"

The "Believe" version of "Be Alright" was… all right, but the Biebs' piano version on "Believe Acoustic" peels back the song's layers and reveals a heartfelt coda.

11. "First Dance" feat. Usher
Found On: "My World"

The Biebs linked up with his pop-star mentor, Usher, for the first time on "My World's" "First Dance," a sleek slow jam that could reasonably soundtrack any middle school dance. Ursh doesn't really sing that much, ultimately deferring to his protegee. 

10. "Take You"
Found On: "Believe"

"There's only me and you in this equation," Bieber rasps over a stuttering beat that highlights this delightfully understated dance song. It may not be as flashy as "Believe's" singles, but "Take You" is arguably more hypnotizing.

9. "Only Thing I Ever Get For Christmas"
Found On: "Under The Mistletoe"

Although "Mistletoe" was the radio hit from Bieber's debut Christmas collection, "Under The Mistletoe," the album's lead track is a sumptuous holiday confection with sticky-sweet romantic lyrics. The song's final chorus receives an exclamation point when Bieber breaks out the all-encompassing crooning.

8. "Stuck In The Moment"
Found On: "My World 2.0"

In between "Somebody To Love" and "U Smile" on "My World 2.0" is this tender mid-tempo pop track that's bolstered by a particularly invested Bieber performance. He's stuck in the moment with his special girl, and wants the whole world to know.

7. "Out Of Town Girl"
Found On: "Believe: Deluxe Edition"

Perhaps Bieber's most "adult" song on "Believe's" deluxe edition, "Out Of Town Girl" would not have sounded out of place on *N SYNC's "Celebrity" -- and we mean that as a high compliment. The guitar anchors the ping-pong-ball percussion, and Biebs reminds us that "All you gotta do is swag."

6. "All Around The World"
Found On: "Believe"

The second Ludacris collaboration following the breakout hit "Baby" is a rollicking elecro-pop track that immediately established itself as one of "Believe's" best tracks. Released as a promo single, this song is too good not to be dominating Top 40 radio.

5. "Yellow Raincoat"
Found On: "Believe Acoustic"

As one of the bonus tracks on his most recent chart-topper, "Believe Acoustic," "Yellow Raincoat" is everything you would hope for from a stripped-down Bieber track. Hushed singing, a smart little guitar lick and a cozy melody make the song the best of his latest offering.

4. "Drummer Boy" feat. Busta Rhymes
Found On: "Under The Mistletoe"

You can keep your classic "Little Drummer Boy" versions -- the Biebs and Busta Rhymes' updated, rap-heavy riff is one of the wackiest yet most undeniably enjoyable holiday tracks to appear in the past few years. How can you top a Christmas track that features Busta Bust breathlessly spitting, "People everywhere and all our Twitter followers/Merry Christmas, Kwanzaa, and happy Hannukkah"? The answer is: you can't.

3. "Thought of You"
Found On: "Believe"

It makes sense that "Thought of You" has not been pushed as a single from "Believe," and likely never will be -- it's got a quirky structure and its hook doesn't bowl over casual listeners in the same way as, say, "As Long As You Love Me." But the song, co-produced by Diplo, is pure pop sunshine, especially when Bieber's voice ratchets up into an exuberant falsetto.

2. "Bigger"
Found On: "My World"

Bieber cruises through this early piece of bubblegum that was co-written by Frank Ocean: everything about "Bigger," from the start-stop cadence of the chorus to the straightforward percussion to the pinpoint ad-libs, contributes to its unstoppable optimism of the track. "One Less Lonely Girl" and "One Time" highlighted "My World," but "Bigger" is -- dare we say it? -- better.

1. "Runaway Love (Remix)" feat. Kanye West and Raekwon
Found On: "Never Say Never: The Remixes"

Sure, the presence of Kanye West and Raekwon on Bieber's "Runaway Love" improves the original track tremendously -- both MCs are on their A-game, and Yeezy is especially animated while name-checking Wu-Tang and Grey Poupon. But the track falls apart without the Biebs' infectious pre-pubescent voice providing the track's backbone. "Runaway Love (Remix)" is a banger thanks in large part to Bieber's silky presence, and tops any list of necessary Bieber deep cuts worth discovering.


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