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One Direction win big at Teen Awards

2013-11-04 11:40
One Direction
Los Angeles - One Direction was the big winner at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards on Sunday.

The boyband, which includes members Liam Payne, Niall Horan, Harry Styles, Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik, was crowned Best British Group and their hit Best Song Ever was named Best British Single at the star-studded ceremony in London's Wembley Arena.

Their fellow X Factor alumni Union J won the Friday Download Best British Breakthrough Award.

Other big winners included Olly Murs, who won Best British Solo Artist, and Scottish Tennis star Andy Murray, who was named Best British Sports Star.

Meanwhile, Doctor Who, which will celebrate its 50th anniversary later this month, picked up the gong for Best British TV Show.

Hosted by Radio 1 Breakfast Show presenter Nick Grimshaw and popstar Rita Ora, the event also celebrated the achievements of three very special Teen Heroes, each chosen for their incredible bravery and strength.

Nick said: "This year's Radio 1 Teen Awards was amazing. The live music was brilliant, there were some very deserving winners and being able to celebrate the incredible Teen Heroes was an honour, and all in front of a very appreciative audience. It really was Radio 1 at its best."

Tinie Tempah, Fall Out Boy, Rizzle Kicks, Jessie J and James Arthur all performed live at the event and the awards were presented by special guests including Taylor Swift and Little Mix.

The Complete List of Winners:

Best British TV Show
Doctor Who

Best British Single
One Direction - Best Song Ever

Best British Group
One Direction

Best British Solo Artist
Olly Murs

Best British Actor
Maisie Williams

Best British Sports Star
Andy Murray

Best British Vlogger

The Friday Download Best British Breakthrough Award
Union J

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