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Brit Awards 2018 as it happened: Stormzy reigns supreme

All the action from the O2 Arena in London

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
,Ilana Kaplan
Wednesday 21 February 2018 15:04
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BRIT Awards 2018: Dua Lipa wins British Female Solo Artist award

Dua Lipa scooped the first award of the night for "British Female Solo Artist" and later received the "British Breakthrough" award.

She delivered an empowering acceptance speech saying, "Here's to more women on these stages, more women winning these awards, more women taking over the world."

Stormzy reigned supreme, taking home home awards for "British Male Solo Artist" and the top prize - "British Album of the Year" - for Gang Signs & Prayer, while the Foo Fighters took home the "International Group" award after releasing their ninth studio album.

Rag'n'Bone Man won "British Single of the Year" for his single "Human" and Kendrick Lamar was named "International Male Solo Artist."

Lorde couldn't make the ceremony due to tour rehearsals, but she won "Best International Female Artist," while Gorillaz took home the "British Group" award.

Ed Sheeran received the "Global Success" award with a special introduction from Elton John and The Rolling Stones' Ronnie Wood.

Harry Styles won the "British Artist Video of the Year" for "Sign of the Times."

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Welcome to our liveblog for the Brit Awards 2018!

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We'll be keeping you up to speed with all the goings-on at the O2 Arena in London, where artists are recognised for their achievements over the past year.

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Nominees for British Album of the Year

Dua Lipa - Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran - Divide

J Hus - Common Sense

Rag ‘n’ Bone Man - Humour

Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer

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Nominees for British Male Solo Artist

Ed Sheeran

Liam Gallagher

Loyle Carner

Rag'n'Bone Man

Stormzy

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Nominees for British Female Solo Artist

Paloma Faith

Kate Tempest

Jessie Ware

Laura Marling

Dua Lipa

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Nominees for British Group

Wolf Alice

Gorillaz

London Grammar

The xx

Royal Blood

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Nominees for British Breakthrough

Dave

Dua Lipa

J Hus

Loyle Carner

Sampha

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Critics’ Choice Award (already announced)

Jorja Smith - WINNER

Mabel

Stefflon Don

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Nominees for British Single of the Year

Liam Payne - 'Strip That Down' featuring Quavo

Jax Jones feat. Raye - 'You Don't Know Me'

Clean Bandit - 'Symphony' featuring Zara Larsson

Rag'n'Bone Man - 'Human'

J HUS - 'Did You See'

Calvin Harris - 'Feels' featuring Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry and Big Sean

Dua Lipa - 'New Rules'

Ed Sheeran - 'Shape of You'

Jonas Blue - 'Mama' featuring William Singe

Little Mix - ‘Touch'

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