Watch: Patent Pending backstage @ The Billboard Music Awards!!

We can hardly put into words just how proud we are of our homies, Patent Pending and their triumph at the Billboard.com Battle of the Bands and their fantastic subsequent performance on the Billboard Music Awards, alongside music legends, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, and currents superstars Justin Bieber, Alicia Keys, Cee Lo and more. Yea.. seriously… MORE. Insane!!! These guys deserve this recognition so bad! Congrats to them!! We’re extremely proud to consider them part of the HIP fam. Check out this backstage (post-performance) interview with Billboard! They’re clearly and rightfully on cloud 9.