Justin Bieber Announces New Single 'Boyfriend' For March Release

1 March 2012, 10:58 | Updated: 1 March 2012, 11:17

The 'Never Say Never' singer will release the first track from his third album 'Believe' later this month.

Justin Bieber has announced that the first single from his new album 'Believe' is called 'Boyfriend'.

The 'Mistletoe' singer made the announcement on The Ellen Show this today (1st March), while also celebrating his 18th birthday, and confirmed the track will be available later this month.

"My big announcement is that on March 26th my first single is coming out and it's called 'Boyfriend'," Justin told host Ellen this morning. "It's very exciting. 

"The song is basically I'm talking to this girl and I'm like, 'If I was talking to you I'd never let you go'," the Canadian singer explained, after confirming he wrote the track with rapper Mike Posner. "The verses I'm kind of talking and rapping and on the hook I'm singing. 

He added: "It's a really awesome song I think everyone's going to love it."

Justin posted a message earlier today on Twitter thanking fans for their birthday wishes.

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