Our Top 8 Must-See Moments From The 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards!

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Kelsea Ballerini accepting her ARDY at the 2016 RDMAs. (photo source: Disney Channel/Image Group LA)

From red carpet debuts to insane duets, the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards was the furthest thing from a let down and Celeb Secrets has all the highlights. So as we countdown to tonight’s festivities, let’s take a look at the top 8 must-see moments that you won’t want to miss! The pre-recorded 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards airs tonight at 7 pm!

Kelsea Ballerini and Daya’s Duet

Kelsea Ballerini and Daya joined forces as they performed a mashup of their songs “Peter Pan” and “Hide Away”. If that wasn’t awesome enough, Kelsea even snatched up an ARDY for The Freshest – Best New Artist. Congrats girl!

Ariana Grande Performs “Dangerous Woman”

Ariana Grande showed a little shoulder and a lot talent during her performance of “Dangerous Woman”. The songstress wore a LBD paired with a sultry black fur coat, a little bling around her neck, and a bold red lip making it hard to focus on anything else on the stage. Grande also took home the award for “Best Song To Dance To” that evening.

Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan backstage at the 2016 RDMAs. (photo source: Disney Channel/Image Group LA)
Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan backstage at the 2016 RDMAs. (photo source: Disney Channel/Image Group LA)

Ardy Twinning Competition

Tons of celebrities such as Sabrina Carpenter and Alyson Stoner had their game face and some stylish specks on as they tried to see who was the best Ardy look-a-like. Although Dove Cameron and Ryan McCartan‘s impersonations were on point, we’ll let you decide who the winner should be!

We Will “Never Forget You” Zara Larsson

Zara Larsson gave an unforgettable performance during the 2016 RDMAs. The 18 year-old artist showcased her stellar pipes and a rocker-chic, cropped leather jacket. We can’t wait for you to see this one!

DNCE on the red carpet for the 2016 RDMAs (photo source: Mike Winkelmeyer/GettyImages)
DNCE on the red carpet for the 2016 RDMAs (photo source: Mike Winkelmeyer/GettyImages)

Hailee Steinfeld and DNCE Collab

Hailee Steinfeld not only performed with DNCE, but she also teamed up with Hudson Thames giving the crowd more than they were expecting. From “Rock Bottom” and “Cake By The Ocean” to “Love Yourself” and “How I Want You”, this performance was jam-packed with A-class tunes.

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Isabela Moner and Jace Norman Make Carpet Debut

Our new favorite Nick couple made their very first appearance at the RDMAs carpet this year. The two stars made the relationship public and Instagram official earlier this month and we couldn’t be any happier for the two! Isabela Moner and Jace Norman kept it simple and modern with their matching white outfits.

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Sabrina Carpenter accepting her ARDY at the 2016 RDMAs. (photo source: Disney Channel/Image Group LA)

Laura Marano, Sabrina Carpenter, and Sofia Carson Are a Triple Threat

Laura Marano, Sabrina Carpenter, and Sofia Carson gave back-to-back performances leaving the crowd no room to recover in between all the madness. The singers performed their smash singles “Boombox”, “Smoke and Fire”, and “Love is The Name” leaving everyone speechless to say the least.

Jordan Smith Makes His Debut

Season 9 winner of The Voice Jordan Smith made his RDMAs debut when he came together with Stephan Moccio to give a showstopping performance. Must have been a proud moment for his fellow judges Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton to see their former pupil on the grand stage!

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