Stormzy and Dua Lipa take home two awards each

Dua Lipa and Stormzy

All the highlights from The BRIT Awards 2018

 

        

The BRITs 2018 with Mastercard celebrated the biggest night in British music on 21 February. 

Hosted by Jack Whitehall, the show was opened by Justin Timberlake singing ‘Midnight Summer Jam’ and ‘Say Something’ with Chris Stapleton. Guests and viewers were also treated to performances from Dua Lipa, Ed Sheeran, Foo Fighters, Kendrick Lamar, Sam Smith, Rita Ora with special guest Liam Payne, and Rag’n’Bone Man who performed a duet with BRITs 2018 Critics’ Choice winner Jorja Smith. 


Last minute addition to the line up Liam Gallagher was introduced on stage by Gary Barlow, who delivered an emotional tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing. Liam performed a touching version of ‘Live Forever’ to a standing ovation from BRITs guests. The show closed with Stormzy, fresh from two BRIT wins for British Male and the prestigious Mastercard British Album award.


Also taking home two awards was Dua Lipa, who won British Female and British Breakthrough. The BRITs Global Success award, identified by global sales success of a British artist, was awarded to Ed Sheeran, capping off an incredible year for the singer/songwriter.


British Female Solo Artist – Dua Lipa 
(presented by Millie Bobbie Brown and Kylie Minogue)

British Male Solo Artist – Stormzy 
(presented by Little Mix)

International Group – Foo Fighters 
(presented by Anna Friel and Damian Lewis)

British Single – Rag‘n’Bone Man ‘Human’ 
(presented by Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis)

International Male Solo Artist – Kendrick Lamar 
(presented by Camila Cabello and Harry Kane)

British Breakthrough Act –  Dua Lipa 
(presented by Clara Amfo and Alice Levine)

International Female Solo Artist – Lorde 
(presented by Ellie Goulding and Adowa Aboah)

British Group – Gorillaz 
(presented by Hailey Baldwin and Luke Evans)

BRITs Global Success Award – Ed Sheeran 
(presented by Ronnie Wood, with a VT from Sir Elton John)

British Artist Video Award (Live Vote by Twitter) – Harry Styles - Sign of the Times 
(presented by Sir Tom Jones, Jennifer Hudson, Olly Murs)

Mastercard British Album of The Year – Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer 
(presented by Nile Rodgers)

Announced in December 2017: Critics’ Choice – Jorja Smith
Announced in January 2018: Producer of the Year – Steve Mac

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