2016 BBC Music Awards

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2016 BBC Music Awards
DateMonday, 12 December 2016
LocationExCeL London, London
Hosted byFearne Cotton
Claudia Winkleman
Gemma Cairney
Niki & Sammy Albon
Television/radio coverage
NetworkBBC One
BBC Radio 1
BBC Radio 2

The 2016 BBC Music Awards took place on 12 December in London at ExCeL London. Two new awards were introduced, the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Performance of the Year award and the BBC Radio 2 Album of the Year award. The first winner of the former was The 1975, who performed "What Makes You Beautiful" (originally by One Direction) and the winner of the latter award was Adele for her album 25.

The major winner[weasel words] of the night was Adele who won two awards to the Album of the Year and Song of the Year.


The awards were hosted by Fearne Cotton, Claudia Winkleman and Gemma Cairney. Niki & Sammy Albon were backstage hosts.[1]


Artist(s) Song(s)
Craig David "Re-Rewind (The Crowd Say Bo Selecta)"
Izzy Bizu "White Tiger"
Zara Larsson "Lush Life"
"I Would Like"
John Legend "All of Me"
"Love Me Now"
Emeli Sandé "Breathing Underwater"
The 1975 "The Sound"
Robbie Williams "Sensational"

Nominations and winners[edit]


British Artist of the Year Album of the Year
Song of the Year Radio 1 Live Lounge Performance of the Year
BBC Introducing Award


  1. ^ "Niki and Sammy to Host at BBC Music Awards – TenEighty — YouTube News, Features, and Interviews". teneightymagazine.com.
  2. ^ "BBC Music Awards: Adele does the double". bbc.com. Retrieved 18 December 2016.