One Direction and Ed Sheeran big winners at BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards
Taking to Twitter after the event, singer Niall Horan posted, “Wow just found out we won 2 teen awards today .. Thank you to all of your for voting and @BBCR1 for the support”. Sheeran, another absent winner, took home the Best British Solo honor and sent fans a message of thanks in the form of a pre-recorded video. Other big prizes of the night included Best British TV Show, which went to The X Factor, and Best Film, which was awarded to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2. The Radio 1 Teen Awards were hosted by DJ Nick Grimshaw, alongside Demi Lovato, Rita Ora, The Vamps and Troye Sivan, and featured a surprise appearance by Justin Bieber, who kicked off the event with a medley of his hits “What Do You Mean?,” “Where Are U Now” and “Boyfriend.” Little Mix, Nick Jonas, 5 Seconds of Summer, All Time Low and Lovato also hit the stage during the prizegiving.