The medley continued with the more positive “Holy,” another new Bieber single (this time alongside Chance The Rapper), which the pop superstar handled himself alongside a collection of facemask-clad backup dancers and a large cross hovering above the stage. When the dancers disappeared and Bieber wrapped “Holy,” Mendes arrived, propped up on the edge of a platform with an acoustic guitar and his long hair shagging in his eyes. Mendes and Bieber soon shared the same stage, using “Monster” to reflect on the trappings of fame and concluding with some emotional vocal runs.
“Holy,” “Lonely” and “Monster” are all collaborative Bieber singles released following his album, Changes, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart in February. “Holy” and “Lonely” were both top 20 hits on the Hot 100, while “Monster,” his first team-up with Mendes, will appear on the latter’s upcoming album, Wonder.
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