He adds, "That was something my mom really wanted me to do, so I had to do it for her. I mean, this kind of lifestyle has given me a different perspective on life. I've been able to travel the world. At school, usually you have to do a lot of writing and reading. I'm really not into that stuff. I like to be out there."
In the fall (Sept. 29), Bieber will begin his North American tour for Believe with stops in Los Angeles, New York and Toronto.