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Brit Awards 2017: full list of winners

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By Georgina Beth Hurdsfield
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This year, BRITs week involved the biggest names in music playing charity gigs in London for Warchild, where fans could donate £5 for the chance to see acts including Richard Hawley, The 1975, Rag‘n’Bone Man, Biffy Clyro and more. Ed Sheeran, Skepta, Emeli Sandé, Bruno Mars, Little Mix, Katy Perry and The 1975 also put on a stunning performance on the night, along with Robbie Williams, BRITs icon winner.

Emma Willis hosted this year’s ceremony alongside. Dermot O’Leary. Check out the nominees and winners for each category below:

Brits Critics’ Choice Award (Previously announced in December)


Due Lipa

Rag‘n’Bone Man (Winner)

Global Success Award 

Adele was chosen as the winner of the Global Success Award.

British Artist Video of the Year

One Direction – History (Winners)

Little Mix FT Sean Paul – Hair

Zayn – Pillowtalk

James Arthur – Say You Won’t Let Go

Coldplay – Hymn For The Weekend

British Breakthrough Act



Rag’n’Bone Man (Winner)



Mastercard British Album of the Year

The 1975 – i like it when you sleep, for you are so beautiful yet so unaware of it

David Bowie – Blackstar (Winner)

Kano – Made In The Manor

Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate

Skepta – Konnichiwa

Throwback to 1996 when David Bowie won the award for Outstanding Contribution…

British Female Solo Artist


Ellie Goulding

Emeli Sandé (Winner)

Lianne La Havas


British Male Solo Artist

Craig David

David Bowie (Winner)


Michael Kiwanuka


British Group

The 1975 (Winners) 


Biffy Clyro

Little Mix


British Single

Alan Walker – ‘Faded’

Calum Scott – ‘Dancing On My Own’

Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – ‘This Is What You Came For’

Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – ‘Rockabye’

Coldplay – ‘Hymn For The Weekend’

James Arthur – ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’

Jonas Blue feat. Dakota – ‘Fast Car’

Little Mix – ‘Shout Out To My Ex’ (Winners)

Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – ‘Girls Like’

Zayn – ‘Pillowtalk’

International Female Solo Artist

Beyoncé (Winner)

Christine and the Queens




International Male Solo Artist

Bon Iver

Bruno Mars

Drake (Winner)

Leonard Cohen

The Weeknd

International Group

A Tribe Called Quest (Winners)

Drake & Future

Kings of Leon

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

Twenty One Pilots

About the author / 

Georgina Hurdsfield

Masters student in Psychological Wellbeing in Clinical Practice at Manchester Metropolitan University. Keen photographer and music enthusiast.

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