Justin Bieber Unveils 'Purpose' Album Artwork on Instagram

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Justin Bieber performs onstage during the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Aug. 30, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  

Justin Bieber’s Purpose album artwork has arrived! Well, at least, the pieces of the album artwork have arrived. The Biebs unveiled the cover bit-by-bit on Instagram on Friday (Oct. 9), sending his 40 million followers on the platform into a tizzy.


The artwork features a shirtless Bieber facing toward the ground and fixing his hands in near-prayer. The cover also features artwork by Retna, a Los Angeles auteur known for his graffiti art.

Purpose is due out Nov. 13, with lead single “What Do You Mean?” still at No. 2 on the Hot 100 chart. The album will also include “Where Are U Now,” Bieber’s Top 10 hit with Skrillex and Diplo.