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NHS choir signs to Justin Bieber's label

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NHS choir signs to Justin Bieber's label

The NHS Choir has signed to the same label as Justin Bieber.

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Choir, which beat Justin Bieber to the UK Christmas number one, have now signed to Universal's Decca Records and will release their debut album, 'Something Inside So Strong', next month.

Justin - who is signed to Universal - encouraged his 72 million Twitter followers to buy the choir's 'A Bridge Over You' in order to help it reach number one ahead of his own single 'Love Yourself'.

He was widely praised for his selfless gesture after tweeting: "So for 1 week it's ok not to be #1. Let's do the right thing & help them win. It's Christmas. @Choir_NHS good luck. (sic)"

And in March he met up with members of the choir to congratulate them.

Katie Rogerson, a junior doctor and choir spokesperson, said: "We are all delighted to meet Justin Bieber today, and congratulate him on his tremendous achievements. It was wonderful that Justin supported the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir.

"By doing this, he not only recognised our mental health charities and Carers UK, but also acknowledged every single member of our hardworking NHS team across the UK.

"On a personal note, it gives me a bit of street cred with my paediatric patients as Dr Katie! I'm now a Belieber in every sense of the word!"