This year’s Brit awards took place on 25th February, 2015 at the O2 Arena in London and were hosted by Ant and Dec, a duo of English comedy presenters.
The nominations of the 35th Brit awards were announced on 15th January, 2015. Th Brit awards are known to be the equivalent of USA’s Grammy Awards.
This year’s award ceremony also saw some great performances by some of the most popular music artists including Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Take That, Sam Smith and Taylor Swift among many others. However, the last performance of the night, which was by “Hard Candy” singer Madonna shocked the audience as the 56 year old fell off the stage during her performance but still continued to perform after the unexpected incident.
The award for the British Artist Video of the Year was won by One Direction, for their song “You and I”. While 22 year old English singer and songwriter, Sam Smith took home two awards including British Breakthrough Act and British Global Success Award.
The award for Mastercard British Album was given by Russell Crowe to English singer, songwriter and musician Ed Sheeran for his album “X”. 24 year old Sheeran also won the award for British Male Solo Artist beating Sam Smith, George Ezra, Paolo Nutini and Damon Albarn in this category.
British Female Solo Artist award was presented by Mark Ronson to Paloma Faith, whereas Royal Blood beat the likes of Coldplay and One Direction in the category of British Group.
The “Happy” singer, Pharrell Williams took home the award for International Male Solo Artist while the same award in the female category was won by 25 year old American singer Taylor Swift.
John Bishop presented the award for International Group to the American Rock band Foo Fighters.
The complete list of winners can be read from the following link:
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