'They should call them the One Direction gongs!': Boy band sweeps the board at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards and wow the crowd by performing on a floating plinth
22:09 GMT, 7 October 2012
One Direction are still proving to be on top of the game when it comes to winning the hearts of teenagers.
Harry, Liam, Zayne, Louis and Niall came out on top at the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards, as they took home three awards from the Wembley Arena in London on Sunday.
The popular band took home the gongs for Best Single, Best Album and Best Music Act, cementing their status as the biggest boy band around.
Winning! One Direction picked up three awards during the Teen Awards on Sunday, proving they are still the biggest boy band around
It's mine: Louis tries to steal the award from Harry, as a newly shaved Liam looks on
Crowd pleasers: While they were on stage several times to collect their awards the boys also sang for the happy audience during the evening
Other winners included Ellie Simmonds, Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Tom Daley, who followed the boys with two awards.
Her epic medal haul of two golds, a silver and a bronze in this year’s Paralympic Games won Ellie Simmonds won the Inspirational Hero of 2012.
Olympic medalist Tom Daley was hot on the heels of the boy band though, as he retained his crown from last year as Best British Sports Star, along with this year winning Male Hottie of the Year.
So close! They sent the fans wild as they performed on a floating plinth above their heads during the extravaganza
Fan favourite: Harry Styles sang his heart out as the boys then took to the stage for the rest of their set
Stand out show: The One Direction singers hovered over the crowd's heads as they sat down to sing their tracks
X Factor won best British TV Show which was collected by X Factor judge Tulisa.
Daniel Radcliffe picked up Best British Actor while his former co-star Emma Watson collected Female Hottie of the Year.
Hosted by Radio 1’s new breakfast show DJ Nick Grimshaw along with Gemma Cairney, the awards celebrated the achievements of outstanding young people in the UK.
Twittersphere went crazy about the awards and one user even said they should be renamed The One Direction Awards, the group took home so many.
Giving it their all: The X Factor stars were the headline act as they joined a number of other stars at the event
One Thing: The teenage heartthrobs were welcomed by screaming fans as they treaded the red carpet earlier on Sunday
Hey girl: Harry looks thrilled as he's surrounded by teenage girls on the red carpet
Fooling around: Niall Horan posted this funny picture on his Twitter page as he played around in the backstage areas
Besides the stars, awards were also being handed out to three inspirational teenagers, who got to climb on stage and meet their celebrity heroes to accept the gong.
The first award was given to Jenna, who following the death of her twin brother Calum set up ‘Calum’s Cabin’ at age 12, a retreat where young cancer sufferers and their family can spend time together.
14-year-old Chelsea also received an award, who after a troubled start to her teenage years has chosen a new path in life.
George, 13, who after suffering from cancer when he was 9 years old has continued to raise money to help make hospital wards more comfortable for children, picked up the final award.
X Factor pals: Little Mix also showed up in their array of different outfits, with Jesy Nelson standing out in her skeleton frock
Going down: Little Mix performed during the ceremony, although they missed out on an award
Glam girls: Taylor Swift also attended the
awards, but lost out on one herself, as did presenter Jameela Jamil, who
took the opportunity to pull a funny face
Vamping up her look: Taylor Swift swapped her angelic white arrival frock for some sexier hot pants as she also wowed the crowd with her songs
The teens enjoyed performances from One Direction, Taylor Swift, Little Mix, Conor Maynard, Ne-Yo and Fun as part of the ceremony.
Meanwhile, One Direction's Niall seemed to be back on his feet and without crutches, which he was spotted with upon leaving the ITV studios after X Factor on Saturday.
The blonde-haired member of the boy band had surgery on his leg, after being bitten by a squirrel in Battersea Park.
Dressed to impress: Actress Jacqueline Jossa, former Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt and TOWIE star Jessica Wright were among the eclectic guest list to show up on the day
Working up a sweat: Ne-Yo gives it his all as he takes to the Teen Awards stage in a sizzling performance
Star guest: Tulisa joined Radio 1 presenter Vernon Kay on stage as she stood out in her vibrant number while speaking into the mic
Olympic star: Laura Trott was dressed to the nines as she also took her turn to take to the stage and announce one of the lucky winners
Squirreling around: Niall Horan was spotted leaving X Factor on Saturday on crutches following his leg operation, but was back on his feet for the Teen Awards
BBC RADIO 1 TEEN AWARDS WINNERS:
Inspirational Hero of 2012
Best British Single
One Thing – One Direction
Best British Album
One Direction – Up All Night
Best British TV Show
Best British Actor
Best British Music Act
Male Hottie of the Year
Female Hottie of the Year
Best British Sports Star