Taylor Swift wins big at Radio Disney Music Awards

Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift won three trophies, including Best Song of the Year and Best Breakup Song for “Bad blood” from her latest album “1989”, at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards.

The 26-year-old pop superstar additionally bagged Radio Disney’s Most Talked About Artist Award at the event held at the Microsoft Theater here, which was taped on April 30 and aired on Disney Channel on Sunday, reports aceshowbiz.com.

Trailing behind her are Fifth Harmony and Maddie & Tae who nabbed two awards each.

The former won the Best Music Group title as their fans, known as Harmonizers, were named Fiercest Fans. As for the country duo, they earned the Favorite Country Artist and Favorite Country Song Awards. The latter was for their single “Fly”.

Singer Gwen Stefani was a big honouree that night. She received the Radio Disney Hero Award for her philanthropic work. Accepting her prize from longtime collaborator and fellow coach on “The Voice” Pharrell Williams, she called her win “surreal.”

“This is crazy that this is happening to me! I never thought, I mean who am I, that I would ever make a difference?” Stefani said in her speech.

“I am so honoured to be here, I am so honoured to be making music. I am so blessed to be making music that I can share with you and that I can receive your love back. I am so healed by you!” she added.

Other famous faces making up the winner list included One Direction (Best Crush Song for “Perfect”), Justin Bieber (Best Song to Lip Sync to for “What do you mean?”), Tori Kelly (Breakout Artist of the Year), Selena Gomez (Best Female Artist) and Ed Sheeran (Best Male Artist).

Full list of awards:

Best Music Group: Fifth Harmony

Best Anthem: Sabrina Carpenter, “Eyes wide open”

Best Song That Makes You Smile: Meghan Trainor, “Better when I’m dancing”

Best Crush Song: One Direction, “Perfect”

Artist With the Best Style: Becky G

Best Song to Lip Sync to: Justin Bieber, “What do you mean?”

Best Song of the Year: Taylor Swift, “Bad blood”

Breakout Artist of the Year: Tori Kelly

Best Female Artist: Selena Gomez

Favorite Country Song: Maddie & Tae, “Fly”

Favorite Country Artist: Maddie & Tae

Hero Award: Gwen Stefani

Best New Artist: Kelsea Ballerini

Fiercest Fans: Fifth Harmony

Best Song to Dance to: Ariana Grande, “Focus”

Radio Disney’s Most Talked About Artist: Taylor Swift

Best Male Artist: Ed Sheeran

Best Breakup Song: Taylor Swift, “Bad blood”



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