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Olly Murs, The Wanted, Ed Sheeran win Radio 1 Teen Awards

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Olly Murs and The Wanted were among the winners at this year's Radio 1 Teen Awards.

The annual ceremony, which awards entertainment stars as well as everyday teen heroes, took place in front of thousands of 14 to 17-year-olds at Wembley Arena yesterday afternoon (October 9).

Murs won 'Best British Album' for his self-titled debut at the show, beating off competition from Adele's 21, Jessie J's Who You Are and Tinie Tempah's Disc-Overy.

Olly Murs wins Best Album at the Radio 1 Teen Awards

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The Wanted won 'Best Music Act' over stars including Coldplay, Example and Adele.

The band were unable to collect the prize in person, but were streamed live into the arena via Skype from Brazil where they are currently on tour with Justin Bieber.

Tom Felton and Rupert Grint at the Teen Choice Awards 2011
'Best Single' went to Ed Sheeran's 'The A Team', while 'Best TV Show' was won by The Inbetweeners.

The 'Best Actor' gong was picked up by Rupert Grint, who triumphed against his Harry Potter co-stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, as well as Twilight's Robert Pattinson.

'Best Sports Star' was won by teen diver Tom Daley, who was nominated alongside tennis player Andy Murray and footballer Jack Wilshire.

The 'Teen Hero' awards went to a trio of young people who have acted courageously over the past 12 months.

Charlie, aged 16, won an award after saving a 6-year-old girl from drowning. 13-year-old Alec received an accolade after raising thousands of pounds for charity while suffering from cancer.

Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran
The final award was handed to 17-year-old Pippa from Southampton, who has been a young carer throughout her teens looking after her disabled mother.

The ceremony included performances from popstars including Joe Jonas, Cher Lloyd, Jason Derulo, Ed Sheeran, Rizzle Kicks, Pixie Lott and One Direction.

The best bits from this year's show are available to watch on the BBC Radio 1 website and on the BBC Red Button service from 6pm today (October 10).

Watch One Direction perform 'What Makes You Beautiful' at the Radio 1 Teen Awards 2011 below:

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