“Pray” is a song performed by Canadian pop/R&B singer, songwriter and actor Justin Bieber. The song was written by Bieber with Omar Martinez and Adam Messinger and Nasri of The Messengers, with the latter duo producing the track. In the United States and Canada, the song is included on My Worlds Acoustic. According to Bieber, he was inspired by Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” (1988) when writing the song. The song is a contemporary Christian song, while deriving from pop and R&B influences, and using a world music backdrop. It is based primarily upon instruments, however does make small usages of electronic sounds. “Pray” was only released as a single in select European countries, and had moderate success. On the Belgian Flanders Tip chart, the song charted at number five, while on the Belgian Tip chart for Wallonia, the song charted at number fifteen. On the Austrian Singles Chart, “Pray” peaked at number sixty-five, spending a week on the chart. “Pray” debuted at fifty-one on the German Singles Chart, and spent eight weeks on the chart.
Justin Drew Bieber simply known Justin Bieber is a Canadian Pop and R&B singer – songwriter who performed the song “That Should Be Me”. The song was included as a track on his first studio album, My World 2.0, released on March 19, 2010. The song was written by Bieber alongside Luke Boyd and Nasri Atweh and Adam Messinger of The Messengers, the production team who produced the track. “That Should Be Me” is a teen pop ballad in which Bieber sings about losing his love, and according to Monica Herrera of Billboard, plays the “scorned ex.” Most music critics positively received the song, and it debuted at number ninety-two on the Billboard Hot 100 following the release of My World 2.0. Rudy Klapper of Sputnikmusic criticized Bieber’s constant role as “teenage lothario” on the album, pointing out “That Should Be Me” as an example. After the release of My World 2.0, “That Should Be Me” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at number ninety-two, and spent one week on the chart. “That Should Be Me” also appeared on the UK Singles Chart at number 179.