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Justin Bieber Soulful in New Usher Christmas Duet (watch!)

Justin Bieber has released more video footage promoting his Christmas album Under the Mistletoe. This one features him in the studio with Usher, singing a soulful version of the classic “Christmas Song.”

The latest release follows a separate behind-the-scenes look at the making of his first video for the project that was released Oct. 11.

“oh yeah…since u got #6DAYS to wait…I got something for you until then…” Justin Tweeted today (Oct. 11). “BEHIND THE SCENES of the “MISTLETOE” Video – #OCT18th #6DAYS #MISTLETOE.”

The clip runs for more than five minutes providing and in-depth sneak peak of the action for his fans.

Here’s Under the Mistletoe’s track list.

  • Only Thing I Ever Get For Christmas
  • Mistletoe
  • The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire) feat. Usher
  • Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  • Fa La La feat. Boyz II Men
  • Christmas Love
  • All I Want For Christmas Is You Duet Mariah Carey
  • Drummer Boy feat. Busta Rhymes
  • All I Want Is You
  • Fa La La (acapella) feat. Boyz II Men*
  • Christmas Eve
  • Home This Christmas feat. The Band Perry
  • Silent Night*
  • Pray*
  • Someday at Christmas*

* Denotes Songs on Deluxe Edition Only

And, he kisses a girl (not Selena Gomez!).

The set’s first single “Mistletoe” and its video were launched worldwide on Oct. 18th. So far, the video has gotten more than 11 million views on YouTube.

The video was shot last week in Franklin, Tenn., by Roman White, who also directed Justin’s “One Less Lonely Girl” video.

The album is a seasonal mix of traditional Christmas standards and new holiday music.

He signed top pop songwriters Nasri and Adam Messinger, also known The Messengers from Canada to write and produce the music. Bieber is listed as a co-writer.

The Messengers wrote and produced Justin’s chart-dominating hit “Never Say Never,” the title track from his hit concert film of the same name.

In addition to “Mistletoe,” the Messengers wrote and produced the songs “Christmas Love” and “Home For Christmas” (featuring The Band Perry). Kuk Harrell produced.

Usher will make a guest appearance on “The Christmas Song,” and Boyz II Men, Busta Rhymes and The Band Perry will also contribute.

The album will be available Nov. 1, both as a standard and as a deluxe CD + DVD edition. Both are available for pre-order at amazon.com through TheImproper. Just click the link to the left so you don’t miss out.

The deluxe CD edition includes 25 minutes of behind-the-scenes footage plus the video for “Pray,” along with four additional holiday songs.

There’s no denying Bieber’s runaway popularity. He has more than 13 million Twitter followers and 36 million Facebook friends, according to his label.

To date, he’s sold more than 11 million albums worldwide.

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