August 10th, 2010
10:07 AM ET

Usher gives kids a 'New Look' on life

R&B star Usher is well-known as a mentor to youth, not only for the kids he reaches through his New Look Foundation, but also for being an industry guide to one of the biggest names in the business, Justin Bieber.

The 16-year-old pop phenomenon joined Usher in Atlanta Friday for the first annual World Leadership Awards, and noted that the 31-year-old star has been a role model on his road to success.

“It’s amazing, you know, you gotta have a mentor—you gotta have someone to look up to, so you can better yourself,” Bieber said. “I’m glad to be here and support my mentor,” he added.


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