Newly appointed breakfast show presenter Nick Grimshaw will host the BBC Radio 1 Teen Awards 2012.
He’ll return as host for the 3rd year to introduce acts such as headliners One Direction, Conor Maynard, Taylor Swift and Little Mix at the event on October 7th.
Nick Grimshaw said: I’m really excited for the Teen Awards which is one of the most fun events of the year. This year’s going to be bigger and better than ever – as well as celebrating inspirational teenagers, one of the biggest bands in the world One Direction will be playing.”
The centrepiece of Radio 1’s Teen Awards will be the recognition of three very special teenagers who will each win a Teen Hero Award.
Piers Bradford, Commissioning Editor, Radio 1 says: “The search for our Teen Heroes is a key part of Radio 1’s year. Giving us the chance to celebrate some amazing young people and giving a platform to these inspiring stories is what makes Radio 1’s Teen Awards such a special event”
Nick takes over breakfast on BBC Radio 1 from Chris Moyles in September.