Tickets for Justin Bieber's forthcoming UK tour are more in demand than One Direction, according to website viagogo.
Since confirming the six dates - with the first being in Manchester on 19th February 2013 - JB has seen an 216% increase in ticket searches online, making the demand for tickets five time greater than 1D's recent tour.
Edward Parkinson, spokesperson for viagogo, is quoted by Digital Spy as saying: "One Direction will soon be returning home after charming America, but our data shows that Bieber is currently more popular than the whole band put together.
"They'll have to pull out all the stops to compete with Bieber Fever which looks set to reach boiling point in the UK!"
Tickets for the UK leg of Bieber's Believe tour go on sale tomorrow (6th July) at 9am.
In other related news, the 18-year old has thanked his "haters" for making him richer, ranting to Q magazine that they earn him more cash by leaving negative comments on his YouTube videos.
Justin stated: "I would say to my haters, I love you. Thank you for supporting me by hating me. When they write messages on my YouTube page, I get money for that. So they're just giving me money to hate on me."
The Boyfriend singer, who officially graduated from high school earlier this week, went on to address his own musical tastes, telling the publication: "I like Guns N' Roses and Metallica. The Beatles.
"I like Metallica's Fade to Black and One. It's edgy and emotional with those instruments and electric guitars and stuff."