The MuchMusic Video Awards face-off between the “two biggest stars in the music industry today” — as pronounced by co-host and VJ Sarah Taylor — saw Justin Bieber trounce his self-proclaimed “big brother” Drake.
And even though rockers Hedley took three awards like the 16-year-old pint-sized pop star, he really dominated the contest by winning every category he was nominated and taking the crucial fan-voted titles of UR Fave Video and UR Fave New Artist.
“It’s my first award and to have it in Canada is amazing,” said Stratford native Bieber, who has sold more than one million copies of two No. 1 albums as he accepted the night’s first televised award — International Video by a Canadian for “Baby” featuring Ludacris. “This means the world to me.”