Pop star Justin Bieber has officially announced his retirement from his music career on Twitter.
Bieber tweeted on Wednesday morning, "My beloved beliebers I am officialy retiring" (sic)
The 19-year-old also wrote, "The media talks a lot about me.They make a up a lot of lies and want me to fail but I'm never leaving you, being a belieber is a lifestyle."
A couple of day ago, contactmusic.com had reported that the pop star had said he will take a long break once his new album Journals is released.
"After the new album, I'm actually retiring, man. I'm retiring," Bieber told a radio channel.
"I want to grow as an artist and I'm taking a step out, I want my music to mature."
(With inputs from IANS)