Justin Bieber asked to be taken seriously at the Billboard Music Awards, where he picked up the Milestone Award.
"From my heart, I really just want to say, it should really be about the music, it should be about the craft that I’m making. This is not a gimmick. I’m an artist, and I should be taken seriously, and all this other bull should not be spoken of.”
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Taylor Swift had this to say backstage:
And Kid Rock had this to say about the night's acts: