Today marks the 4th anniversay of Justin Bieber’s debut song “One Time”, the first single released from his debut EP, My World. The song was first solicited to radio on May 18, 2009. But it was released via digital download in the United States and Canada on July 7, 2009.
The song received positive reviews from critics, commending its production, vocals and quality of lyrics. The song was a commercial success, reaching the top twenty in Canada, US, Germany, United Kingdom, France and New Zealand and also charted in several other countries. The single has been certified Platinum in Canada and the United States
The music video, directed by Vashtie Kola, was posted by Justin on his YouTube channel on June 13, 2009, almost a month before the single was released to iTunes. As of May 2013, the video had been viewed over 320 million times.