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Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony and Becky G were among the top winners at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), music’s biggest event for families. Hosted by teen icon Zendaya, the music-filled event took place at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE and included performances by Nick Jonas, Fifth Harmony, Becky G, R5, Shawn Mendes, Natalie La Rose, Sabrina Carpenter, Sheppard, Tori Kelly and Rachel Platten. Jennifer Lopez was honored with the Hero Award in recognition of her work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, The Lopez Foundation and her philanthropic efforts in the U.S. and around the world. Radio Disney also honored two youth leaders in recognition of their efforts to make a difference in their communities. Maryah Sullivan, 19, from Orlando, was nominated by Boys & Girls Clubs of America for her volunteer work at the Ronald McDonald house and a local nursing home. Sloan Peterson, 10, from Los Angeles, was nominated by Free The Children for establishing a chapter at her school where she has led several fundraising and volunteering efforts for both local and global issues including access to clean water.

“Disney Channel Presents the Radio Disney Music Awards,” a 90-minute television special originating from the event, aired SUNDAY, APRIL 26 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) and was preceded by “ARDY’s Pre-Show Party” (7:30 p.m., ET/PT), which  included highlights from the pre-show music festival and celebrity red carpet arrivals, all simulcast by Radio Disney nationwide. This year, the event has grown – 101 million votes were tallied and the special will air on Disney Channels around the world.

“ARDY’s Pre-Show Party” will be available on both the WATCH Disney Channel app and the Radio Disney app beginning Sunday, April 26 (9:00 a.m. ET), and the RDMA special will also be available on both apps immediately after it airs on Disney Channel (9:30 p.m.). The RDMA telecast will be presented Monday, April 27 on Disney XD.

The winners of the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards are:

They’re The One – Best Music Group

  • Fifth Harmony

He’s The One – Best Male Artist

  • Ed Sheeran

She’s The One – Best Female Artist

  • Ariana Grande

The Bestest – Song Of The Year

  • Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea) – Ariana Grande

XOXO – Best Crush Song

  • Can’t Blame a Girl For Trying – Sabrina Carpenter

So FANtastic – Fiercest Fans

  • Harmonizers – Fifth Harmony

The Freshest – Best New Artist

  • Charli XCX

Stuck In Our Heads – Catchiest New Song

  • Shower – Becky G

You’re So Fancy! – Artist With The Best Style

  • Becky G

So Happy – Best Song That Makes You Smile

  • Sugar – Maroon 5

That’s My Jam – Best Song To Rock Out To With Your BFF

  • Young Blood – Bea Miller

Move! – Best Song To Dance To

  • Shake It Off – Taylor Swift

Hit The Road – Best Breakup Song

  • The Heart Wants What It Wants – Selena Gomez

Musical Mashup – Best Collaboration

  • Really Don’t Care (feat. Cher Lloyd) – Demi Lovato

#Cool – Radio Disney’s Most Talked About Artist

  • @arianagrande

Radio Disney is a multi-platform music brand for families and is known for introducing new artists and playing the music of many of today’s most popular young artists, including Becky G, Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift and Shawn Mendes. It is widely recognized by the music industry as an influencer to drive music awareness and is among a select group of mainstream radio stations tracked by Billboard and Mediabase music panels. Radio Disney’s Top 40 playlist is driven by listener requests and represents major label recording artists, including One Direction, Katy Perry, 5 Seconds of Summer, Fifth Harmony and Demi Lovato. Billboard magazine has also twice cited Radio Disney in its “Maximum Exposure” list, which names the Top 100 ways to get music noticed. Radio Disney reaches millions of listeners each week across its national feed originating from Los Angeles,, Sirius XM satellite radio on channel 79, ShowMobile, Aha Radio, Slacker, TuneIn, iTunes Radio, and the Radio Disney iOS and Android Apps.

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