WATCH: Justin Bieber cries after emotional VMAs performance

"What do you mean? When you nod your head yes but you wanna say no." (Courtesy of MTV)

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Bieber's VMAs performance was simple. It was low-key. It was emotional – so emotional.

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The performance of his two new hits, "What Do You Mean" and "Where Are Ü Now," ended with some motivational and reflective words.

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"Sometimes we focus on the destination, but forget to focus on that journey. But when you fall, it allows you to get up stronger." (Courtesy of MTV)

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And then the Biebs flew. It was almost too literal.

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He finished up by crying, and the Internet broke. You're back Biebs, and we couldn't be happier.

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