Contact Us

Justin Bieber Honors Muslim Prayer Calls During Concert in Turkey

Justin Bieber
Paul Morigi, Getty Images

Justin Bieber showed a ton of cultural sensitivity this week. The openly Christian Canadian singer was performing in Istanbul, Turkey, and took out a special consideration for his multitudes of Muslim fans at the show.

E! Online reports that Bieber, 19, stopped his show twice to honor the Azan (also known as the adhan), which is the Islamic prayer hour. There are five adhans per day, and two occurred during Bieber’s show. Biebs put his Believe concert on hold to honor the prayer calls twice, earning kudos from attendees.

Bieber’s Turkish jaunt earned him compliments, but his time in the Istanbul airport earned him some side eye from security.

ABC News reports that Bieber and his 12-person team whizzed by passport control in the city’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport. Airport officials pretty much chased the entourage down, eventually agreeing to do their security checks curbside to accommodate the star, who flew in on a private jet. It’s good to be the Biebs!

Vote Justin Bieber for Best V Magazine Cover!

Watch the Justin Bieber ‘Boyfriend’ Video

Best of Hot 104.7

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Hot 104.7 VIP Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Hot 104.7 VIP Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.