On February 20 Great Britain held their biggest night of music with the annual Brit Awards from London’s O2 Arena.
The Brit Awards hands out awards for British artists and international awards for artist and album of the year.
The awards gala featured performances by The 1975, Calvin Harris, Ran’n’Bone Man, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa, Little Mix, Hugh Jackman, Jess Glynne, H.E.R., George Ezra, and P!nk. Comedian Jack Whitehall hosted the gala event.
The 2019 Brit Award Critics Choice Award went to Sam Fender.
Winners of the 2019 Brit Awards:
British Artist Video of the Year: “Woman Like Me” with Little Mix and Nicki Minaj
British Breakthrough Artist: Tom Walker
British Male Solo Artist: George Ezra
British Female Solo Artist: Jorja Smith
British Group: The 1975
Album of the Year: “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships” by The 1975
British Single: “One Kiss” by Calvin Harris and Dua Lipa
International Male Solo Artist: Drake
International Female Solo Artist: Ariana Grande
International Group: The Carters
feature photo credit: By David Jones from Isle of Wight, United Kingdom – Coldplay at the BRIT Awards 2016, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=70092138