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1983

The BRITs 1983

Date: 08/02/1983
Location: Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host: Tim Rice

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Tim Rice took charge this year when The Beatles took the Outstanding Contribution award; which they also won in 1977; and Paul McCartney doubled up with Best Male and a Special Technical Excellence award from Sony.

Other winners on the night were Culture Club, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Kim Wilde and Dire Straits while the Best British Album prize went to American singer Barbra Streisand, whose award was collected by one, Michael Jackson.

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