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Adele presented with iHeartRadio award mid-concert

Adele discovered she was the winner of an iHeartRadio award during her concert in Birmingham, England on Wednesday night (30Mar16).

The Rolling in the Deep singer is nominated for five iHeartRadio awards, but she is unable to attend the ceremony in California to discover if she is a winner on Sunday (03Apr16) because of her world tour.


On Wednesday, days before the prizegiving, the singer learned she had beaten Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Walk the Moon, and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars for the Song of the Year trophy for Hello.


She was presented with the trophy during a break in her set and she delivered an acceptance speech in front of the audience, which will air during the ceremony.


"Thank you so much to everybody that voted - fans, programmers, everybody", she said in the speech, according to MailOnline. "We would like to say a massive hello back to you from Birmingham."


She was presented with the award on the same day she was nominated for her first ever BAFTA. Her TV special Adele at the BBC is nominated for Entertainment Programme alongside the anniversary special of chat show TGI Friday and reality shows Britain's Got Talent and Strictly Come Dancing.


At the iHeartRadio awards, Adele is also in competition for Female Artist of the Year, Album of the Year for 25, Best Lyrics for Hello and Most Meme-able Moment for the Internet memes created from her Hello video, which include Lionel Richie and Miss Piggy from The Muppets.


Jason Derulo is set to host the awards show from The Forum in Inglewood, California on Sunday. Taylor Swift looks set for success on the night as she goes in with eight nominations. She has already been named the winner of the Best Tour trophy.


Adele will be performing in Birmingham on Saturday (02Apr16), the night before the awards, and in London on Monday (04Apr16). The first leg of her tour ends in June (16).