Justin Bieber Issues Brit Awards Plea (VIDEO)

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Listen up, true Beliebers of the British variety; Justin Bieber needs your help!

The 16-year-old “Baby” singer/teen idol has been nominated for Best Breakthrough Artist in the U.K. honors at the upcoming 2011 Brit Awards, and yesterday he took to the Internet to urge his fans across the pond to vote for him. Bieber says in his video plea:

“I just found out that I am nominated for Best International Breakout Artist in the UK. So I just want to thank all of my British fans because you guys are amazing. But the voting begins so everyone go vote.”

(Those wishing to cast their ballots for Bieber can do so here.)

The Biebs also had some exciting news for his British followers—he’ll also be attending this year’s Brit Awards. which take place on February 15 at London’s O2 Arena. (The ceremony will also include performances by Rihanna, Arcade Fire and Cee Lo Green, among many others.)

Are you excited to see J-Bieb at the Brit Awards? Share your anticipation and glee in the comments section.