TIMELINE: The life and times of Justin Bieber

Timeline of Canadian popstar Justin Bieber's career highs and lows.

Canadian popstar Justin Bieber has had a storybook rise to fame, capturing the attention of producers with his home-made videos posted on YouTube. Since then, his fan base of "Beliebers" has grown and grown.

But the singer has also courted controversy for his closely followed antics, including leaving his pet monkey in Germany, urinating in a bucket and scuffling with photographers. Here's a timeline of the singer's career thus far.