"I see myself being with a woman," the pop star said.
The singer's first full-length in 15 years is out in February.
"I would like to tell all of you that I will be disappearing for a while to work on myself."
The newly out pop singer also had some strong words for his ex-girlfriend.
The emotional singer also performed a new song and flirted with members of the crowd.
🎶 I know a girl who's tough but sweet. 🎶
“I’m just taking one minute and one day and one comment at a time.”
The singer recently made a public revelation about his sexuality.
The pop star said he "started to find boys and girls attractive" as a teen.
“I understand exactly what you’re going through," the Backstreet Boy told a contestant.