In just a few hours, the 2016 Billboard Music Awards will kick off with a Britney-sized bang, featuring performances from dozens of our faves — from Rihanna to Justin Bieber to Madonna. And among those faves just happens to be someone we've been proudly championing from the get-go: Mr. Troye Sivan, Kia's official "One To Watch" pick for this year's ceremony.

Of course, we couldn't be more proud of our Blue Neighbourhood bb.

We caught up with Troye backstage at the T-Mobile Arena yesterday in Las Vegas, less than a year after he first popped into our studio to talk about his WILD EP and read some delightful fan comments aloud for us.

Watch above to hear him talk about his pre-#BBMAs jitters, his enviable and deeply sensual stone message experience, touring plans and upcoming new music-that-isn't new music. (Well, just a teeny tease anyway.)

Good luck tonight, Troye!

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