Virgin Media Awards: The winners


You voted in your millions in the first annual Virgin Media Awards, now it's time to reveal the results and find out how your favourites did.


In Music, Best Group was by far the most fiercely fought category with The Wanted and One Direction going head to head. In the end, it was The Wanted who proved victorious – just. A mere 0.08 per cent separated first and second place. Well done The Wanted!

Music results in full

Best Group
The Wanted

Best Solo Artist
Justin Bieber

Best Album
Justin Bieber: Believe

Best Music Video
Katy Perry: Wide Awake

Next Big Thing
Nina Nesbitt


In TV it was Sherlock who proved most popular, with Benedict Cumberbatch beating Matt Smith's Dr Who into second place for Best TV Actor. The show also won the TV Moment of the Year. But it could not take home the title of TV Show of the Year – that accolade went to Dynamo Magician Impossible.

TV results in full

Channel of the Year

Best TV Actress
Maggie Smith (Downton Abbey)

Best TV Actor
Benedict Cumberbatch (Sherlock)

TV Moment of the Year
Holmes' impossible jump (Sherlock)

TV Show of the Year
Dynamo Magician Impossible


While over in Movies, R-Patz and K-Stew proved even though they're not together anymore they still rule the film world, winning Hottest Actor and Hottest Actress respectively. Kristen's movie Snow White & The Huntsman also won Best Movie.

Movie results in full

Best Movie
Snow White & The Huntsman

Next Big Thing In 2013
Selena Gomez

Most Wanted Movie 2013
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Hottest Actress
Kristen Stewart

Hottest Actor
Robert Pattinson


There was a shock in store for some of gaming's biggest names. The Best Game Character category saw new Assassin's Creed hero Connor defeat Master Chief, Hitman and Max Payne. And when it comes to the games people are looking out for in 2013, it seems that you're far more excited about the South Park game than Bioshock, Star Wars 1313 and Gears Of War!

Games results in full

Best console game of 2012
Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2

Best downloadable game of 2012
Minecraft for Xbox 360

Best smartphone game of 2012
Angry Birds Space

Best Game Character
Connor – Assassin's Creed III

Most-wanted game of 2013
Grand Theft Auto V

What do you think of the results? Did your favourites win? Let us know in the comments below.

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