BBMA 2013: Justin Bieber Wins Milestone Award

"I'm 19 years old. I think I'm doing a good job," Justin Bieber said as he accepted the Milestone Award at the Billboard Awards ceremony. With tears in his eyes, he thanked his parents and supporters, but took in the explosive applause for a while before even beginning to speak. 

I'm sure some of you hate the guy, but I think he's a true inspiration, and yes, he is doing pretty darn well for a teenager, not to mention someone who hasn't even reached the legal drinking age.

I had a feeling the competition would be between him and T-Swift, but I must admit, I was surprised she didn't take home the gold. She already won Best Album, so ... What about Bruno Mars, though? He got the short end of the stick in this category. Better luck next time, I guess.

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Laura is a former PolicyMic publishing editor and aims to expand coverage on school bullying and youth aggression. She is a former associate editor of women's news site The Jane Dough and Mediaite. She has also worked for The Daily Caller.

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