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Sean Kingston gets a standing ovation at awards

Sean Kingston was given a standing ovation at the Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (07Aug11) in one of his first public appearances since a jet ski accident left him fighting for life.

The Beautiful Girls singer was knocked unconscious when he crashed his water vehicle into a bridge near his home in Miami, Florida in May (11). He spent almost a month in hospital undergoing surgery and recovering from his injuries.

He took the stage at the Teen Choice Awards to cheers from the audience and thanked fans for their love and support during his recovery.

Sean Kingston said, "I will never forget all your thoughts and prayers."

He presented pal Justin Bieber with the Choice Male Artist award.