Justin Timberlake thanks wife Jessica Biel at People's Choice Awards

Published Thursday, Jan 9 2014, 11:02 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Justin Timberlake took home three gongs at the People's Choice Awards last night and succeeded in melting our hearts too, by thanking wife Jessica Biel during his acceptance speech.

The pop star won big at the annual award show held in Los Angeles yesterday evening (8 January), beating off stiff competition to be crowned Favourite Male Artist and Favourite R&B Artist, as well as bagging the gong for Favourite Album for The 20/20 Experience.

The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia LA Live - 8.1.2014
Justin Timberlake

© WENN / FayesVision

Although Justin's actress wife Jessica wasn't by his side on the red carpet, she wasn't far from his thoughts and the singer made sure to shout her out when collecting his final award.

Wearing a dapper black suit and a black shirt, the 32-year-old began his acceptance speech by joking that talk show host Ellen Degeneres had been an inspiration to him.

He said: "I would like to thank Ellen for all the personal inspiration and the cookies. She bakes a hell of a cookie."

After thanking his parents, his team and his fans, he then went on to mention Jessica, saying: "And I'd like to thank my beautiful wife for teaching me patience and the little things like just putting the dishes in the dishwasher, it goes a long way. Fellas, you're welcome."

Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake

© Rex Features / Billy Farrell Agency

The couple married in 2012

Justin and Jessica began dating in 2007 and following a brief split in 2011, the couple reunited stronger than ever and married in Italy in October 2012.

But the 31-year-old Hollywood actress isn't the only high-profile celeb Justin has had a relationship with and it just so happened that one of his famous exes was in the People's Choice crowd last night.

Britney Spears - who dated Justin in 1999 - attended the ceremony yesterday with current boyfriend David Lucado and watched from the audience as her former flame collected his three gongs.

The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia LA Live - 8.1.2014
Britney Spears

© WENN / FayesVision

However, Britney also got her moment to shine, since she bagged her first ever People's Choice Award for Favourite Pop Artist.

What do you think of Justin's latest album? Did it deserve an award? Let us know below, as the best comment from across the website each week wins £50!

£2.49/month – that's all is costs for 4 issues of the REVEAL early edition. Gossip too good to wait for! Subscribe today!