Justin Bieber Fires Back After Being Booed At Billboard Music Awards: 'I Should Be Taken Seriously'

Some of the crowd at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night were not Beliebers!

After Justin Bieber took the stage to accept the fan-voted Milestone Award, he was met with some boos from the crowd – but Justin took his critics head on.

“I’m 19 years old. I think I’m doing a pretty good job,” he told the crowd.

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“Basically from my heart I really just want to say it really should be about the music. It should be about the craft that I’m making,” the young pop star continued.

Adding, “This is not a gimmick, and I’m an artist, and I should be taken seriously.”

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Host Tracy Morgan also came to Justin’s defense, telling the crowd, “Don’t be booin’ nobody, this ain’t ‘Showtime at the Apollo.’”

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-- Jesse Spero

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