Bieber, 20, posted the photo to his Shots account with a caption reading simply, "Night." In the image, the headline-making star holds the camera down below his torso—and just on this side of X-rated.
The buff phenom is, naturally, shirtless in the shot, his many tattoos on full display, as he wears nothing but a gold chain around his neck.
While Bieber's Shots profile is largely full of selfies, his previous portraits are less, well, naked. Directly after his scandalous shot, Bieber posted another selfie, this time in a hooded sweatshirt.
After a whirlwind year full of relationship troubles and brushes with the law, the "Heartbreaker" singer has been quieter as of late. He has been spending time with his on-again, off-again love Selena Gomez, taking trips to the zoo and attending Bible study with the former Disney star.
Bieber has accordingly emphasized the positive on his Twitter account, as well. Last week he tweeted, "Push yourself to be great" and "Everyday focused," following up on Monday, June 30, by tweeting, "It's all love."