Check out performances from Ariana Grande, Gwen Stefani and more.


The Radio Disney Music Awards are a real thing and it happened over the weekend.

The show took place at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. and aired on the Disney Channel on Sunday (May 1).

Ariana Grande, Daya, DNCE, Kelsea Ballerini, and Gwen Stefani – who received the ‘Hero’ recognition award, performed during the show. Taylor Swift, Fifth Harmony, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez took home an award, though most of them were not present at the show.


Sabrina Carpenter – Smoke & Fire


Sofia Carsson – Love Is the Name


Kelsea Ballerini & Daya – Peter Pan / Hide Away


Laura Marano – Boombox


Zara Larsson – Never Forget You


Gwen Stefani – Make Me Like You


Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman


Jordan Smith – Stand in the Light


Flo Rida – My House


DNCE – Cake by the Ocean


Hailee Steinfeld & DNCE – Rock Bottom


You Know You Love Them — Best Music Group
Fall Out Boy
Fifth Harmony — WINNER
One Direction

He’s the One – Best Male Artist
Ed Sheeran — WINNER
Justin Bieber
Nick Jonas
Shawn Mendes

She’s the One – Best Female Artist
Meghan Trainor
Selena Gomez — WINNER
Taylor Swift

The Bestest – Song of the Year
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift — WINNER
“Cheerleader” – OMI
“Stitches” – Shawn Mendes
“Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” – Silento

XOXO – Best Crush Song
“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
“One Call Away” – Charlie Puth
“Perfect”– One Direction — WINNER
“Should’ve Been Us” – Tori Kelly

So Fantastic – Fiercest Fans
Harmonizers — WINNER

The Buzz – Breakout Artist of the Year
Alessia Cara
Charlie Puth
Rachel Platten
Tori Kelly — WINNER

The Freshest – Best New Artist
Kelsea Ballerini — WINNER
Nathan Sykes

So Happy – Best Song That Makes You Smile
“Better When I’m Dancing” – Meghan Trainor — WINNER
“Cheerleader” – OMI
“I Don’t Like It, I Love It” – Flo Rida

#COOL – Radio Disney’s Most Talked About Artist
Justin Bieber
One Direction
Taylor Swift — WINNER

Stuck in Our Heads – Best Song to Lip Sync To
“Cake by the Ocean” – DNCE
“Dessert (feat. Silento)” – Dawin
“Gibberish” (feat. Hoodie Allen) – MAX
“What Do You Mean?” – Justin Bieber — WINNER

That’s My Jam – Best Anthem
“Cake by the Ocean” – DNCE
“Confident”– Demi Lovato
“Eyes Wide Open” – Sabrina Carpenter — WINNER
“Honey, I’m Good” – Andy Grammer

Move! – Best Song to Dance To
“Break a Sweat” – Becky G
“Focus” – Ariana Grande — WINNER
“Uma Thurman” – Fall Out Boy
“Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” – Silento

Heartbreak – Best Breakup Song
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift — WINNER
“Hello” – Adele
“Sorry” – Justin Bieber
“Stitches” – Shawn Mendes

You’ve Got Swag – Artist With the Best Style
Becky G — WINNER
Gwen Stefani
Taylor Swift

Radio Disney Country Favorite Song
“Dibs” – Kelsea Ballerini
“Fly” – Maddie & Tae — WINNER
“God Made Girls” – RaeLynn
“Nothin’ Like You” – Dan + Shay

Radio Disney Country Favorite Artist
Hunter Hayes
Kelsea Ballerini
Maddie & Tae — WINNER
Sam Hunt

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