Los Angeles: Teen pop sensation Justin Bieber has confirmed his new single is a tribute to his girlfriend Selena Gomez.

The 18-year-old pop star released Boyfriend, the first single from his upcoming album 'Believe', this month and the song features the lyrics, "If I was your boyfriend, I'd never let you go/ I can take you places you ain't never been before..Fans had speculated the song was about his long-running romance with singer-actress Gomez, and Bieber has now revealed the rumours are true, as reported.

"She (Gomez) loves it. It is about her," he said in a radio programmme. The singer also described how he makes their relationship work.

"It's just about being honest with one another. You just have to be honest, that's the first thing, because if you're not honest then the relationship is just not a good relationship," he said.