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Saturday 20 September 2014

1D champion at Social Star Awards

One Direction were big winners at the Social Star Awards

One Direction scooped four gongs at the first ever Social Star Awards, while Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were also recognised.

Boyband 1D were named Most Popular Music Group, Most Popular UK Musician, Most Popular in the UK and Most Popular in West Europe at the award ceremony recognising the biggest stars of social media, which was held in Singapore and broadcast live around the world on YouTube..

Justin won Best Solo Artist award, his on-off girlfriend Selena Gomez scooped Most Popular Actor and US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres won Most Popular TV Show.

One Direction sent a message via video link saying: "We wanna say a massive thank you for the Best Social Star Group of the Year award. Thank you for our Starcount award, and we will see you soon!"

Justin said: "Thank you to all my fans that helped me win best solo artist. You guys are awesome!"

Carly Rae Jepsen and PSY performed at the ceremony, while Aerosmith sang a number of their greatest hits including Crying, Don't Want To Miss A Thing and Walk This Way.

Paul Morrison and Drew Thomson, Joint CEOs of Starcount, said: "When we first began planning the Social Star Awards we always wanted to make sure we were doing something different, something unique and that we were bringing something completely new to the table and after the amazing show and seeing the response from fans and stars it feels like we have achieved what we set out to do. "

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