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Four-midable 1D clean up at US top-teen awards


1D. Photo: Getty

1D. Photo: Getty

1D. Photo: Getty

ONE Direction have cleaned up at the Teen Choice awards in the US.

Mullingar native Niall Horan said that the boys were over the moon after winning four gongs at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards.

"Yessss! Thank you guys so much for the awards," Niall said.

"U mean so much to us! Wouldn't be doin it without you! Thank you America!"

The boys were favourites at the entertainment awards and Irish singer Niall Horan was joined by his bandmates Louis Tomlinson, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik and Liam Payne in Los Angeles.

They won Choice Summer Tour, Choice Group, Choice Single for Live While We're Young and Choice Love Song for Little Things.

Meanwhile, in a heartwrenching speech, grieving Glee star Lea Michele paid tribute to fans as she made her first public appearance following the death of her boyfriend and Glee co-star Cory Monteith (31). Monteith, who co-hosted the Teen Choice Awards in 2010, was found dead on July 13 in Vancouver.

A post-mortem examination revealed he died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol.

He and Michele played an on-again, off-again couple in the popular Fox series Glee and dated off-screen for about a year.

Michele won Choice TV Actress in a comedy for her role in Glee and took the stage to tearfully address the audience while wearing a necklace that said 'Cory'.

"I just wanted to be here today to thank all of you and tell everyone out there how much all of your love and support has meant to me over these very difficult past few weeks," she said.

She dedicated the award to Monteith saying: "For all of you out there who loved and admired Cory as much as I did, I promise that with your love we're gonna get through this together.

Ashton Kutcher received the Ultimate Choice Award and after joking, "Let's be brutally honest. This is the old guy award," said he wanted to impart some life-lessons to his younger fans. "The sexiest thing in the entire world is being really smart and thoughtful and generous."