May 16: 18-year-old Bieber causes a stir when tells GQ magazine that he's "had a beer."
July 27: The singer reportedly gets chewed out by a fellow passenger for cursing loudly on a 12-hour Air New Zealand flight.
November 7: The Biebs meets and becomes friendly with Victoria's Secret model Miranda Kerr.
January 6: TMZ publishes photos of Bieber with a suspicious-looking roll-up cigarette.
January 23: Radio host Colette Harrington accuses the singer of spitting in her gatorade at the gym.
February 2: Tabloids and TMZ release stories about Bieber partying with codeine sizzurp.
February 8: Bitter about his lack of nominations, Bieber forgoes the Grammys in favor of a livestream.
Feb 12: The pop star sics his fans on the Black Keys' drummer, Patrick Carney, after the rocker tells TMZ Bieber shouldn't feel bad about his lack of nominations because "he's making a lot of money."
February 25: Bieber wanders around London wearing a gas mask.
March 1: The staff of London nightclub Cirque du Soir don't allow 14-year-old Jaden Smith to join Bieber's birthday festivities, prompting the singer to whine on social media about having his event ruined.
March 27: Bieber reportedly spits in his neighbor's face during a heated confrontation over his reckless driving habits.
March 30: The singer's pet monkey is confiscated in Germany after Bieber tries to bring the animal into the country without proper documentation.
April 13: The Internet erupts after Bieber visits the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam and writes that he hopes "she would have been a belieber" in the museum's guestbook.
April 25: Drugs and a stun-gun are found on Bieber's tour bus during a police search in Sweden.
May 10: The underage singer posts a photo of himself drinking a beer on Instagram.
July 10: TMZ releases a video of Bieber urinating in mop bucket and screaming "Fuck Bill Clinton!" at a nightclub in New York City.
July 11: The singer is reportedly kicked out of a Chicago night club for underage drinking.
July 16: An Ohio man claims that Bieber spit in his face after the singer's security team thought he took a picture of the underage star at a nightclub.
July 25: Paparazzi photos of the teen star spitting off a balcony make the rounds on line after it's alleged that a group of fans were waiting below.
August 5: Bieber puts a fan's cellphone down in his pants at a concert.
November 6: The pop star's security team is photographed escorting a Bieber-esque figure out of a brothel in Brazil.
November 4: The pop star cuts a concert short after a fan throws a water bottle on stage and knocks the mic out of his hand.
November 8: Bieber is charged with vandalism after he tags the former Hotel Nacional in Rio de Janeiro. The government had given him permission to spray paint, but in a different area of the city.
November 11: The singer calls out friends of ex Selena Gomez on promo single "All Bad."
November 12: Brazilian model Tati Neves gives an interview calling Bieber "well-endowed" and "good in bed" after releasing a video of him sleeping.
November 13: Argentinian fans are outraged when the pop star sweeps the country's flag offstage during a concert.
January 4: NBC News reports that the pop star and his entourage smoked so much pot on a chartered flight that "the pilots were forced to wear oxygen masks."
January 10: Bieber and his friends launch an egg assault on his neighbor's house
January 23: The singer is arrested in Miami for DUI, drag racing, and resisting arrest.
June 1: TMZ releases a previously unseen video of 15-year-old Bieber telling a racist joke.
June 4: A second video of a young Bieber making racist remarks is released by TMZ.
July 29: Bieber and Orlando Bloom come to blows in Ibiza, allegedly over snide remark the singer made about the actor's ex-wife Miranda Kerr.
September 4: Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his ATV into a minivan in Canada.