"Beauty And A Beat" is a track from the Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
The song features rushing synthesizers and a heavy drum machine, which were added by the producers.
Vocals from the American female rapper Nicki Minaj can also be heard through the track.
The song was written by Anton Zaslavski, Onika Maraj, Max Martin and Savan Kotecha.
A particularity of the song is that it stands as the only one on the album which was not co-written by Justin Bieber. The theme of the lyrics consists in the singer's message towards his lover to go on a club and have fun.
"Beauty And A Beat" was recorded by Bieber throughout the year 2012 and it was released as digital download on October 24th, 2012. The mixture of EDM and electropop genres can be felt throughout the song. It has a medium duration of 3:47 minutes.
Anton Zaslavski has initially written the track for his own debut album, "Clarity". But because of many differences between his musical style and the song's musical structure, he decided, along with the rest of the composers, to write it again, this time for Justin Bieber.
"Beauty And A Beat" is the third single from Bieber's album, "Believe", but is also part of the remix album, which was released almost two months later, on December 11th, 2012.
According to the singer himself, he was very pleased with the guest appearance of Nicki Minaj, whom she considered "the best choice" for the rap section of the song.
The track is composed in the key of A Minor and also features some R&B influences.
The critical reception was mainly a positive one, with some considering it a try in become more mature in his musical style and approach.
The music video for "Beauty And A Beat" was written by Bieber and directed by the latter and Jon Chu. It was released on October 12th, 2012 and it was filmed with the Olympus Tough TG-1 and on the GoPro Hero 2.
The single has been performed live by Justin Bieber at the annual ceremony of the American Music Awards and also at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Nicki Minaj has also offered performances of the song during her "Pink Friday: Reloaded Tour".
This song is the third single from a very successful album. It goes along with the singer's popularity and the album's success, in the Unites States and throughout the world.
Beauty And A Beat's free piano sheet can be found below, under this section.