Justin Bieber Might Have Auditioned For American Idol
The Baby singer has revealed he may have tried out for the show...
The 16-year old teen sensation, who was spotted in the audience of Idol as Black Eyed Peasfront man Will.I.Am has claimed he could of easily been one of the contestants if things had worked out differently.
The Never Let You Go singer told our US news team: "We used to watch the show. Me and my mom used to watch it when I was little and we were like, 'I could get on there, you know,' "
Referring to being discovered on Youtube, he added: "When I turned 16, I might have went and tried out, but this was faster,"
Bieber, who is set to take to the Idol stage himself for the Idol Gives Back special also revealed that he was approached by the talent show to help out with the charity event and not to mentor the contestants.
He said: "It was great. I was just there. I didn't really work with any of the contestants. I was there supporting Usher when he performed."
The American Idol executive producer, Cécile Frot-Coutaz said of Justin's participation in Idol Gives Back: "I looked at that night as a good night for him to be on, because he's absolutely phenomenal"
He added: "He's young and he's a real inspiration for the young generation, so it was a really good fit for him to be in that special episode."