Justin Bieber Wins HALO Hall Of Fame Award: Pays Tribute To Paris Attacks’ Victims During Acceptance Speech
Justin Bieber has won the 2015 inaugural Hall of Fame award for his incredible charitable work. The pop singer was honored at the “Nickelodeon HALO Awards” in New York, on November 14. Read on to find more details.
The HALO awards are given to honor young US people who are responsible for “helping and leading others.” This year, Justin Bieber was chosen as the inaugural winner of the Hall of Fame award. According to NZ City, the singer was chosen to honor his fantastic effort with Make-A-Wish foundation and Pencils of Promise (PoP). Reports disclosed that Bieber has helped in fulfilling 250 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions, through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
Nick Cannon hosted the award ceremony. He also explained the reason why Bieber was chosen as the winner. He told Variety that Bieber was their “first HALO Hall of Fame recipient” at the “Nickelodeon HALO Awards.” He also added that Bieber has impressed them with his unparallel effort in fulfilling the wishes of kids, as well as with his skill to “inspire and lead others through his positive actions.”
Joe Jonas and his band DNCE made their mind-blowing performance at the award function. Fans would be able to watch the performance on Nickelodeon cable network, on November 29.
Bieber paid tribute to the victims of the Paris attacks while giving his acceptance speech at the ceremony. He even requested the audience to pray for the victims to rest in peace.
“There’s been some sad things happening in the world right now, and I think that we should all honor that and just take one moment of silence for that, if you guys could,” said the 21-year-old singer to the crowd.
Bieber was also heartbroken as his close friend Thomas Ayad, Universal Music Group (UMG) executive, died in the Parris attacks. He also posted an emotional tribute to Ayad on Twitter, on November 16, reported Mail Online.
We congratulate Justin Bieber for being the winner of the prestigious HALO Hall of Fame award.
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