Adele dominated The Brits last night with 4 wins.
On Wednesday 24th February, the annual Brit Awards took place at London’s O2 Arena. The ceremony was hosted by our beloved Geordies Ant and Dec and featured a star-studded line up of performers, but only one person stole the show- Adele.
The worldwide sensation from Tottenham, North London picked up 4 Brit awards across the night. The singer picked up the awards for Best British Female Solo Artist, Best Album, Best British Single and The Global Success Award. During one of her speeches, Adele couldn’t help but get emotional as she said “To come back after so long away and be so warmly received means so much” How could we possibly forget you Adele?!
As well as winning the most awards of the night, Adele also closed the show with an absolutely flawless performance of her song “When We Were Young” from her new album 25. They most certainly saved the best until last!
Other performers through the night included: Justin Bieber, who performed a mash-up of Love Yourself and Sorry, where he fluffed up the lyrics to his own song, Little Mix, who have been slammed on Twitter for miming their performance and The Weeknd, who also failed to impress fans on Twitter- Oh dear!
Coldplay opened The Brits this year, but I can only assume they opened the show so it would be easier to forget their performance ever happened and singer Lorde also hit the stage to perform an utterly beautiful tribute to the late David Bowie, followed by an emotional speech from Gary Oldman and Annie Lenox.
Other awards of the night went to James Bay, who picked up Best British Male, Justin Bieber, who picked up Best International Male and One Direction, who won the only fan voted award of the night- Best Video, for the music video to their smash hit Drag Me Down.
For the full list of winners, see below:
British Male Solo Artist
British Female Solo Artist
Florence and the Machine
Years & Years
British Breakthrough Act
Catfish and the Bottlemen
Years & Years
British Single of the Year
Adele – “Hello”
Calvin Harris & Disciples – “How Deep Is Your Love”
Ed Sheeran & Rudimental – “Bloodstream”
Ellie Goulding – “Love Me like You Do”
James Bay – “Hold Back the River”
Jess Glynne – “Hold My Hand”
Little Mix – “Black Magic”
Olly Murs featuring Demi Lovato – “Up”
Philip George – “Wish You Were Mine”
Years & Years – “King”
MasterCard British Album of the Year
Adele – 25
Coldplay – A Head Full of Dreams
Florence + the Machine – How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
James Bay – Chaos and the Calm
Jamie xx – In Colour
Calvin Harris & Disciples, “How Deep Is Your Love”
Ed Sheeran, “Photograph”
Ellie Goulding, “Love Me Like You Do”
Jessie J – ‘Flashlight’
Little Mix – ‘Black Magic’
Naughty Boy Ft. Beyonce & Arrow Benjamin – ‘Runnin’ (Lose It All)’
One Direction – ‘Drag Me Down’
Sam Smith – ‘Writing’s On The Wall’
Years & Years – ‘King’
International Male Solo Artist
Father John Misty
International Female Solo Artist
Lana Del Rey
Eagles of Death Metal
Global Success Award