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The Wanted beat off One Direction 

added: 14 Feb 2013 // by: Music-News.com Newsdesk 

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Virgin Media has announced that over one million fans voted for their hottest films, TV shows, music and games in this year's Virgin Media Awards, revealing exactly what's hot in the world of entertainment for 2013.

For music fans, The Wanted followers have had their say as the pop superstars pipped rivals One Direction in a closely fought 'Battleground' for Best Group by just 0.08%.

One Direction was leading most of the way, but it's clear The Wanted fans don't feel that Max's recent dalliance with Lindsey Lohan was an 'All Time Low'. Despite this, the One Direction lads will be gunning to take home the British Group award at the Brits later this month.

After going home empty-handed from last weekend's Grammy's, Rihanna lost out once again to Justin Bieber for Best Solo Artist. Bieber Fever still clearly reigns supreme as the pint-sized popster also nabbed Best Album for 'Believe' with over half (56%) of the votes.

Scottish singer-songwriter Nina Nesbit scooped the Next Big Thing in music award, narrowly beating indie-folk singer Gabrielle Aplin by 5% of the votes. Despite being only 18 years old, Nina is one to watch for 2013, after opening shows for Example, topping the iTunes charts and performing at some of the biggest music festivals last year.

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