BBC Radio 1 has revealed details of its 2016 Teen Awards, which takes place at The SSE Arena, Wembley on Sunday, October 23.
The event, which will feature performances from the likes of Jess Glynne, Shawn Mendes, Little Mix, The Vamps and DNCE will honour the UK’s best music, sport and entertainment stars, as well as the UK’s ‘unsung teenage heroes’. It will once again be hosted by Nick Grimshaw.
Nominated by Radio 1 listeners, the Teen Heroes will be chosen by a panel of judges consisting of Radio 1 DJs and former Teen Heroes.
Celebrity winners will also be crowned for the following, as voted for by Radio 1 listeners, and presented by special surprise guests:
Best British Solo Artist
Best British Group
Best International Solo Artist
Best International Group
Most Entertaining Celebrity
Best TV Show
Best Sports Star
Ben Cooper, controller of Radio 1 and 1Xtra said: “Young people are playing a pivotal role in being a force for good within their communities, I care deeply that as a society we celebrate their achievements, as well as having some fun by showcasing some of the biggest pop stars in the world.”
The event will be broadcast live on Radio 1 and will be available to watch live on Radio 1’s BBC iPlayer channel, with highlights available to watch on Radio 1’s YouTube channel.