Justin Bieber Gets Golden Ping-Pong Paddle to Celebrate His Success on Spotify

Justin Bieber, Scooter Braun and the Spotify team
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Spotify has awarded Justin Bieber a golden ping-pong paddle award to celebrate the success of "What Do You Mean?" on the digital streaming service. 

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The paddle was designed specially for Bieber as a nod to the pop star's recently defeating Spotify CEO Daniel Ek at ping-pong. It was presented to Bieber last week in Spotify's New York offices. 

"What Do You Mean" set Spotify's record for the platform's biggest first-week performance, helping it to become Bieber's first Hot 100 chart-topper. 

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Bieber's new album, Purpose, also set new global and U.S. debut-week streaming records on Spotify, hitting 77 million U.S. streams and 205 million internationally in its first week. 

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