Live performance is considered cool! However, the year has been not that good so far because of the pandemic. Most gatherings and live shows have been shut for the last 9-10 months.
Slowly, the world is trying to cope with the new normal – of that of sanitizers and masks. However, music is a genre that no boundary can hold down for long. So, Justin Bieber, the musical sensation, comes into the picture here.
At the 2020 CMA Awards, the pop star who is 26 years old and the American pop music duo Dan and Shay collab on a project. They already have three albums to their credit.
Justin Bieber has just performed 10,000 hours with the musical duo this season, on Wednesday. The group has adhered to all Covid-19 protocols. The three musical geniuses stood apart while performing on stage, maintain the social distancing norms.
10,000 Hours Live Performance – The Album Collaboration
10,000 Hours is the lead single from the musical duo and also their fourth. They had performed the number at Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin’s South Carolina wedding. Moreover, the artists share their common manager, Scooter Braun. Dan and Shay said, to radio personality Kelly Ford, that they were a bit nervous. However, they were an excited lot as well.
Dan Smyers says, that he was happy to welcome the musicians from other genres for live performance and on stage with them. They want to create one big family with such a live performance. Moreover, he and Shay Mooney want all musicians to get along.
Collaborations are the order of the day. That excites all three of them. Collaborations are unchartered territory for most musicians. The duo is proud to hoist the flag of collaborations and make things easy for musicians.
Justin Bieber’s First Nomination
The duo was really excited to be a part of Justin Bieber’s success story. The album 10,000 Hours got three nominations at the CMAs. Moreover, they were single, music video, and the best musical event of the year. That calls for celebrations. The duo has also jointly won the award for Vocal Duo of the Year. They are also sure to get at least one winner’s award out of the other three.
Justin Bieber happens to co-write the lyrics of the album. The album also has a video starring their respective wives – Hailey, Abby, and Hannah. This is the first time, that husband-wife duo Justin and Hailey have collaborated together.
This is Justin’s first CMA Awards nominations; however, it is not his first one in the Country music genre. He has previously earned three Academy Of Country Music Award nominations and a CMT Music Award nomination with the musical duo of Dan and Shay.
This is not the debut of Justin Bieber alone, though. Charlie Puth also joined Gabby Barrett for the hit single ‘I Hope.’ Which also received a singles nomination of the year. Miranda Lambert also happens to get seven nominations this year.
More musicians have followed suit. The musical show has paved the way for more experiments in the sector. The 54th CMA Awards Ceremony featured live on Wednesday.