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Justin Bieber, Kanye West take the Wango Tango stage with urgency
Justin Bieber, Kanye West take the Wango Tango stage with urgency

Justin Bieber stood on a platform riser, 50 feet above the field at the StubHub Center during Wango Tango on Saturday night. He looked utterly scared and alone. While the violin lines of “Where Are U Now” keened behind him, his face was slick with sweat. Bieber, who has one of the loveliest male voices in pop, had sung this set like he'd just run up a flight of stairs -- wildly missing notes, gulping air into his headset microphone, staring hard at some spot in the middle distance to stay level. “I need you / you / you / you / you,” he sang to fans, matching a glitched-up sample in his song’s backing track. “I need you the most.” On...

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