The Vamps win big at the BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 19 October 2014
The Vamps

The Vamps

The Vamps won three prizes at the BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards tonight after beating off stiff competition from the likes of Ed Sheeran, One Direction and Sam Smith

The Vamps were the big winners at the BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards in London tonight (19.10.14).

The 'Wild Heart' hitmakers walked away with three prizes at the glamorous event, held at the SSE Arena, Wembley, after beating off stiff competition from the likes of Ed Sheeran, One Direction and Sam Smith.

The band - consisting of Brad Simpson, James McVey, Connor Ball and Tristan Evans - secured the Best British Single gong for their hit track 'Last Night' and the Friday Download Best British Breakthrough award, as well as being crowned the Best British Group.

Speaking to BANG Showbiz on the red carpet, the group said of their win: "It feels amazing. We've been up against some massive artists. We didn't think we'd win any! It's all down to the fans, it's ridiculous."

Other winners at the event, which was hosted by Radio 1 Breakfast Show presenter Nick Grimshaw and pop star Rita Ora, included Ed Sheeran, who walked away with the Best British Solo Artist prize.

'EastEnders' star Lorna Fitzgerald - who plays intelligent teen Abi Branning in the soap - was crowned the Best British Actress, while Olympic diver Tom Daley won the Best British Sports Star prize, and crime drama 'Sherlock' was named the Best British TV Show.

The Teen Heroes were nominated by Radio 1 listeners for their outstanding achievements and selected as Teen Hero winners by a panel of judges.

The full list of BBC Radio 1 Teen Award winners 2014 are as follows:

Best British Actor - Lorna Fitzgerald

Best British TV Show - 'Sherlock'

Best British Solo Artist - Ed Sheeran

Best British Single - 'Last Night' - The Vamps

Best British Sports Star - Tom Daley

Best British Vlogger - Zoe 'Zoella' Sugg

Best British Group - The Vamps

Friday Download Best British Breakthrough Award - The Vamps

The Vamps

Clean cut teen pop-rock act, very much a boy band with the added extra of playing their own instruments.

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