WATCH: Justin Bieber reveals why he cried on stage at the VMAs
Justin Bieber has revealed why he got so emotional that he cried during his VMAs performance last weekend.
A photo of the 21-year-old star crying after his performance of 'What Do You Mean' went viral after the show which marked his comeback on the scene.
"It was so overwhelming," he told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on Wednesday night, "I missed some cues so I was a bit disappointed about that. But just the support... I didn't expect them to support me in the way they did. Last time I was at an awards show I was booed."
Bieber went on to say he ended up "ranting" and forgetting his album release date because he was working so hard.
"I worked so hard at this album, at becoming the man I want to become and stepping into that situation you can't help but feel judged," he said.
"I wanted to win so badly. I just put everything on the line. It was authentic and real. I was just wanting it so bad."
The young star admitted he had surrounded himself with "knuckleheads" and made mistakes but he argued that he was always surrounded by cameras to film and take photos.
"You guys have those moments!" he told the audience, to which Fallon replied, "Not as many as you, Justin."