Brits 2019 winners list in full: The 1975, Calvin Harris and Little Mix win big at awards

George Ezra, Drake and The Carters also took home awards

Jack Shepherd@JackJShepherd
Thursday 21 February 2019 09:30
Brit awards 2019: Little Mix performs 'Woman Like Me'

Despite historically being an event filled with controversy, last night’s Brit awards (20 February) proved remarkably unremarkable. While Little Mix and Hugh Jackman offered theatrical performances, there were few stand-out moments as host Jack Whitehall kept proceedings going at an even – and arguably boring – pace.

Unfortunately, the selection of winners were also particularly dry. The 1975 took home the night’s most prestigious award, Album of the Year, for their 2018 record A Brief Enquiry into Online Relationships, beating Jorja Smith (Lost and Found), Florence + the Machine (High as Hope), Anne-Marie (Speak Your Mind) and George Ezra (Staying at Tamara’s). They were also named Best Group.

Matching their two wins was Calvin Harris, who won Best British Single for his collaboration with Dua Lipa, “One Kiss”, and Best Producer.

Elsewhere, perhaps the biggest shock was Tom Walker beating British Female winner Jorja Smith for Breakthrough Act. Walker was not nominated for British Male, with the award going instead to George Ezra.

Rounding off the British winners were Little Mix, who won Best Video for their track “Woman Like Me”, and Ed Sheeran, who was named British Success for the second year running.

Among the international winners were The Carters (Beyoncé and Jay-Z) who won Best International Group, Drake (Best International Male) and Ariana Grande (Best International Female).

Whitehall was on hand to rib the performers, calling George Ezra the “Prius of pop” and the “Milky Bar kid all grown up”. There were also a few jokes about Brexit, including: “There have been so many groups getting back together. First the Spice Girls, then Bros and now Westlife. Suddenly a hard border with Northern Ireland doesn’t sound so bad.”

Other performers on the night included P!nk, Sam Smith, Dua Lipa and The 1975.

The Brits took place at the O2 Arena, London. See the full winners list below.

Best British Female

Florence + the Machine

Jorja Smith – Winner


Lily Allen

Jess Glynne

Best British Male

Sam Smith

Craig David

Aphex Twin


George Ezra – Winner

Best British Single

“One Kiss” – Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris – Winner

“Shotgun” – George Ezra

“These Days” – Jess Glynne, Rudimental, Macklemore and Dan Caplan

“IDGAF” – Dua Lipa

“2002” – Anne-Marie

“Solo” – Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato

“Lullaby” – Paloma Faith, Sigala

“Barking” – Ramz

“I’ll Be There” – Jess Glynne

“Light On” – Tom Walker

Breakthrough Artist



Ella Mai

Tom Walker – Winner

Jorja Smith

Best Group

Arctic Monkeys


The 1975 – Winner

Little Mix

Years & Years

Best Video

“2002” – Anne-Marie

“One Kiss” – Dua Lipa, Calvin Harris

“Solo” – Clean Bandit ft Demi Lovato

“IDGAF” – Dua Lipa

“Breathe” – Jax Jones ft Ina Wroldsen

“Rise” – Jonas Blue ft Jack & Jack

“For You” – Liam Payne, Rita Ora

“Woman Like Me” – Little Mix – Winner

“Let You Love Me” – Rita Ora

“These Days” – Rudimental, Jess Glynne, Macklemore and Dan Caplan

Best International Group

The Carters – Winner

First Aid Kit


Nile Rodgers and Chic

Twenty One Pilots

Best International Male Solo

Drake – Winner


Kamasi Washington

Shawn Mendes

Travis Scott

Best International Female Solo

Cardi B

Camila Cabello

Christine and the Queens

Ariana Grande – Winner

Janelle Monáe

Album of the Year

Lost and Found – Jorja Smith

A Brief Enquiry into Online Relationships – The 1975 – Winner

High as Hope – Florence + the Machine

Speak Your Mind – Anne-Marie

Staying at Tamara’s – George Ezra

Critics Choice

Sam Fender – Winner

Lewis Capaldi


Producer of the Year

Calvin Harris – Winner

Outstanding Contribution to Music

P!nk – Winner

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