Justin Bieber gets booed at Billboard Music Awards

Justin Bieber performs at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 19, 2013 in Las Vegas. (AP Photo)

May 20, 2013 7:43:34 AM PDT
Whether it's been for his beefs with paparazzi, drugs on his tour bus, puking on stage -- or losing custody of his pet monkey, Justin Bieber has been in the news for more than just music lately.

And he says that's wrong. He was given the Milestone Award last night at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas -- but was booed by some when he was named the winner.

During in his acceptance speech, he went after those who focus on his personal life. He says for a 19-year-old, he thinks he is "doing a pretty good job." He says he's "an artist" -- not some gimmick -- who should be judged on his music.

He insists all the other "bull" -- as he put it -- "shouldn't be spoken.

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