BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards announces lead performers

Little Mix, 5 Seconds Of Summer, Sigrid and Jonas Blue lead the performances for BBC Radio 1's Teen Awards 2018

BBC Radio 1 today announced the star-studded line up for BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards 2018 with Little Mix, 5 Seconds of Summer, HRVY, Jack and Jack, Jonas Blue, Mabel, Not3s and Sigrid all set to perform at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday 21 October 2018

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Tickets go on sale from 5pm on Thursday 13 September at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1

Hosted by BBC Radio 1 presenters Greg James, Maya Jama and Mollie King, the show will also feature the biggest names across music, television, film and sport, with more to be announced.

Now in its ninth year, Radio 1’s Teen Awards is the biggest teen event in the pop music calendar and shines a light on some of the UK’s most inspirational teens, seeing them crowned Teen Heroes of 2018 in front of an audience of 10,000 14-17 year-olds. Nominated by Radio 1 listeners, the deserving Teen Heroes will be chosen by a panel of judges consisting of Radio 1 DJs and former Teen Heroes.

Stars that have attended Radio 1’s Teen Awards in previous years include Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Shawn Mendes, Dua Lipa, Liam Payne, Zoella alongside YouTubers, actors and sports stars.

Nominations for the celebrity categories, as voted for by Radio 1 listeners are:

Best British Solo Artist:
Anne-Marie
Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran
George Ezra
Liam Payne

Best British Group
The 1975
Clean Bandit
Little Mix
Rudimental
Years & Years

Best International Solo Artist
Camila Cabello
Drake, Khalid
Shawn Mendes
Taylor Swift

Best International Group
5 Seconds Of Summer
BTS
The Carters
The Chainsmokers
Panic At The Disco

Best Film
Avengers: Infinity War
The Greatest Showman
Deadpool 2
Black Panther
Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Games
Fortnite: Battle Royale
FIFA 18
Call Of Duty: WWII
Super Mario Odyssey
Playeruknowns Battlegrounds

Best TV Show
Love Island
Queer Eye
Game of Thrones
Blue Planet 2
First Dates

Most Entertaining Celeb
Cardi B
Gemma Collins
Chrissy Teigen
Anne-Marie
Millie Bobby Brown

Greg James says: “It’s amazing when Radio 1 sells out Wembley Arena and we can’t wait to be back again this year to bring you some of the biggest stars in the world for a HUGE party in October.”

Maya Jama says: “I am SO excited to host Radio 1’s Teen Awards with Mollie and Greg. Not only do we have the hottest artists performing, but we get to honour all the amazing teen heroes and recognise all their incredible achievements!”

Mollie King says: “I’m so excited to be hosting Radio 1’s Teen Awards. I hosted the show with Grimmy back in 2011 and we had such a laugh - I’m looking forward to doing it all over again with Greg and Maya. The Teen Awards is such a fantastic event that celebrates teen heroes and amazing music. I can’t wait - see you there!”

Little Mix says: “We are so excited to be performing at Radio 1’s Teen Awards so we will see you all there.”

5 Seconds Of Summer says: “We can’t wait to be back in the UK playing shows. It’s one of our favourite places to play. To be able to play Radio 1’s Teen Awards before our own tour starts is the perfect way to kick things off! Thanks to Radio 1 for having us, can’t wait to see everyone there!”

Sigrid says: “I am very, very excited to play the Radio 1 Teen Awards. It’s gonna be so much fun! See you there.”

You can hear everything on BBC Radio 1 from 1pm on Sunday 21st October with coverage on BBC Two. Listeners can also watch on BBC Radio 1’s iPlayer later that evening, with highlights available to watch on Radio 1’s YouTube channel.

Tickets will be available from 5pm on Thursday 13 September at:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio1

Source BBC Radio 1

September 12, 2018 9:40am by BBC Radio 1  

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