One Direction pick up three gongs at the MTV Video Music Awards

One Direction at the MTV Video Music Awards at the Staples Centre, Los Angeles Credit: PA Wire

One Direction have picked up three gongs at the MTV Video Music Awards. Bradford's Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson from Doncaster and their fellow band mates were crowned best new artists.

Their first single 'What Makes You Beautiful' was named best pop video and was also voted by fans as the most share-worthy video.

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