The singer took the stage to accept his award, explaining that his songCant Stop The Feelingis about inclusion and being together.
If you are black or you are brown or you are gay or you are lesbian or you are trans, or maybe youre just a sissy singing boy from Tennessee, Timberlake said, anyone that is treating you unkindly its only because they are afraid, or they have been taught to be afraid of how important you are.
Being different means youre making a difference, Timberlake continued. So … f**k em.
Watch a clip from Timberlakes touching acceptance speech below: