The Wanted have narrowly beat One Direction in the battle of the boybands at this years Virgin Media Awards. There were fewer than 100 votes between them in the fan voted poll for best band. “This is amazing, thank you so much to every one of you that voted like maniacs you frikking rock!!” The Wanted tweeted in the aftermath of their win. Justin Bieber took ‘Best Solo Artist’ and ‘Best Album’ for his 2012 collection Believe , while Katy Perry snatched ‘Best Music Video’ for ‘Wide Awake’.