One Direction, currently on a break, were named "Best Live
Act," the only award voted for by the public; Richie, Patti
Smith, Rieu and band Massive Attack were among the other
The event, which began in 1976, raises money for charity Nordoff
Robbins, which uses music therapy to help children and adults.
(Reporting By Francis Maguire; Writing by Marie-Louise Gumuchian)
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