Justin Bieber poses beside Def Jam chairman Antonio L.A. Reid and his mentor, R&B/Pop superstar Usher, on the cover of the latest issue of The Hollywood Reporter.

The pages inside the issue discuss how music exec L.A. Reid and singer Usher cultivated the rising Pop superstar into a “$1 Million Dollar It Boy,” complete with Grammy nominations, a 3D movie and more — and what they plan on doing to make sure their biggest star stays that way.

Both Usher and Justin Bieber are scheduled to hit the stage tomorrow evening at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards.

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