It's the news that will be (proper) music to the ears of anyone over the age of 12: Justin Bieber has announced his retirement.

Hurrah!

Unfortunately, it may only be a temporary thing though.

Booo!

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Justin Bieber is retiring. Except he isn't. Maybe.

The 19-year-old claimed he was hanging up his mic after the release of his new album, 'Journals', during an interview with LA radio station, Power 106.

"After the new album, I'm actually retiring man. I'm retiring," he said.

But as soon as he'd delivered that early Christmas gift, he went and took it back again.

"I want to grow as an artist and I'm taking a step out, I want my music to mature," he backtracked.

He giveth with one, he taketh away with the other.

Bah humbug.

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