Ed Sheeran, Stormzy, Little Mix, Ariana Grande, The Chainsmokers and Mo Farah were just some of the winners at the 2017 Teen Awards.
Held yesterday (Oct 22nd) the Radio 1 Teen Awards took place at the SSE Arena, Wembley, in front of a 10,000 audience of 14-17 year olds.
Now in its eighth year, the event was hosted by Radio 1 Breakfast Show host Nick Grimshaw and Rita Ora and featured performances from Liam Payne, Dua Lipa, The Vamps, Camila Cabello and co-host Rita Ora.
The inspirational stories and achievements of four amazing Radio 1 teen heroes were at the heart of the event – with stars from the world of entertainment, music and sport – including Luke Evans, Louisa Johnson, Ella Eyre, James Arthur, Tom Daley and the cast of EastEnders joining in the celebrations at the glitzy ceremony.
Nick Grimshaw of R1 from the beeb
Radio 1’s Teen Hero Winners of 2017 are:
My Mind & Me Teen Hero Award for Mental Health – Holly (15) and Oliver (13)
Holly and Oliver offer psychological, emotional and physical care to their mum. Over the last 18 months Holly and Oliver have set up a charity called ‘The Adams Movement’, with their older brother Josh.
One Million Hours Teen Hero Award for Volunteering – Charlotte (17)
Having been though the care system herself, Charlotte is passionate about changing the future of care and uses her own experience to influence nationwide policy.
Generally Amazing Teen Hero Award – Harrison (12)
Harrison inspires other children with tackling obesity, anxiety and depression, after he turned his life around through exercise and changing his diet. Harrison documented his own journey via social media, inspiring other children to follow in his footsteps.
Best TV Show: ITV2’s Love Island
2017 Award Winners
Best TV Show – Love Island
Most Entertaining Celeb – Stormzy
Best International Group – The Chainsmokers
Best Film – Beauty and The Beast
Best British Group – Little Mix
Best Game – Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Best British Solo Artist – Ed Sheeran
Best International Solo Artist – Ariana Grande
Best British Vlogger – Rose & Rosie
Best Single – Dua Lipa – New Rules
Best British Sports Star – Mo Farah
The celebrity awards were voted for by Radio 1’s listeners. Highlights from the 2017 Teen Awards are available to watch on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer and YouTube channels.