Justin Bieber has slammed “fake” award shows.
The 22-year-old popstar won Best Male Artist at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, but was criticised for his swak performance of his songs Company and Sorry.
He later wrote on Instagram: “I don’t know about these award shows. No disrespect to anybody at any of the shows or the people running it. Nothing but love for you guys and your support. But I don’t feel good when I’m there nor after. I try to think of it as a celebration but can’t help feeling like people are rating and grading my performance.
“A lot of people in the audience there seem to be worried about how much camera time they will get or who they can network with. When I’m doing a regular show, I feel they are there for the right reasons and to strictly have a good time! But these award shows seem so hollow (sic).”