The singer-songwriter, who released his sixth studio album in March of this year, was nominated among a slew of other A-listers, including Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, Megan Thee Stallion, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift. While accepting his Moonperson award, Justin took a moment to acknowledge the weight of this past year, as well as thank those who have made a huge impact on his life. While he didn’t have much to say on the topic of what he referred to as “this COVID thing,” he was a bit more verbose when it came to thanking his wife, Hailey Bieber.
Glancing at the model who was seated in the audience, Justin said onstage, “I look over here and I see my beautiful wife and I just wanna say, I love you so much.”
For her part, Hailey looked just as excited for Justin as she sat below the stage, cheering him on.
Artist of the Year was Justin’s second Moonperson award of the evening; the singer-songwriter received the Best Pop award earlier in the evening for his track “Peaches,” featuring Daniel Caesar and Giveon. He’s nominated in several other categories as well, including Best Pop Video, Best Collaboration, and Best Cinematography.
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