Justin Bieber accepts the award for favorite pop rock album at the 40th American Music Awards in Los Angeles. REUTERS Photo
A tweet announcing an upcoming concert by teenage pop star Justin Bieber in Turkey stirred the Twitter social media site yesterday.
"Universal Music stars will come to Turkey in 2013. Justin Bieber is expected to come first," Avrupa Müzik and Universal Music Turkey General Manager Cengiz Erdem tweeted.
The tweet attracted much attention worldwide with the trending hashtag, "justinbieberturkiyeyegeliyor," Turkish for "Justin Bieber is coming to Turkey." However, the concert has not been confirmed by any other media sources.
Erdem subsequently posted another tweet saying he would report the attention Justin Bieber has attracted in Turkey to Universal Music's foreign office.
The 18-year-old pop star Justin Bieber has a top-trending Twitter account and popular private life as well as a great number of fans around the world, including Turkey.