The 19-year-old was named the winner of the award Sunday. He took to microblogging website to thank people and inform Twitterati about his ill health, reports eonline.com.
"Sitting here with food poisoning and heard we won #best male at the #EMAs. Thanks everyone," he tweeted Sunday.
The "Baby" hitmaker is scheduled to perform the next leg of his "Believe" tour in Argentina Monday.
"Argentina been a rough day but the show must go on. I'm coming. This s***s. Sick food poisoning," he tweeted.
The pop star also had a stomach ache in Belgium before a concert earlier this year. He also threw up on stage during a performance in Glendale, California in Sep 2012 after he drank too much milk.
--IANS (Posted on 11-11-2013)