F1 race over? Not for Beliebers

F1 race over? Not for Beliebers

SINGAPORE - JUST as the dust settled on this year's Formula One race, Canadian singer Justin Bieber stirred up some of his own last night at the Padang.

The 19-year-old Canadian pop sensation pulled out all the stops to close Singapore's F1 weekend with a 105-minute show, which featured all his hits including Beauty And A Beat and Boyfriend.

Some 12,000 fans turned up to cheer and scream at his every move. This was a larger crowd than the 10,000-strong audience that caught his maiden show here, in 2011 at the Singapore Indoor Stadium.

Diehard fans - some of whom reportedly started queuing from Sunday for the best positions - completely filled up the mosh pit in front of the stage, which can take about 5,000 people.

Bieber's concert was the first time that the F1 organisers here held a post-race concert, although it was ticketed separately.

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