Brit Awards 2012: List of winners

image captionColdplay won the Brit Award for best British group for the third time

The Brit Awards have celebrated the best and biggest music stars from the UK and beyond at a ceremony in London. Here are the nominees and winners:

British male solo artist

Winner: Ed Sheeran

Also nominated:

  • James Blake
  • James Morrison
  • Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
  • Professor Green

British female solo artist

Winner: Adele

Also nominated:

  • Florence & The Machine
  • Jessie J
  • Kate Bush
  • Laura Marling

British breakthrough act

Winner: Ed Sheeran

Also nominated:

  • Anna Calvi
  • Emeli Sande
  • Jessie J
  • The Vaccines

British group

Winners: Coldplay

Also nominated:

  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Chase & Status
  • Elbow
  • Kasabian

British single

One Direction - What Makes You Beautiful

Also nominated:

  • Adele - Someone Like You
  • Ed Sheeran - The A Team
  • Example - Changed The Way You Kissed Me
  • Jessie J Ft B.o.B. - Price Tag
  • JLS Ft Dev - She Makes Me Wanna
  • Military Wives/Gareth Malone - Wherever You Are
  • Olly Murs Ft Rizzle Kicks - Heart Skips A Beat
  • Pixie Lott - All About Tonight
  • The Wanted - Glad You Came

British album of the year

Winner: Adele - 21

Also nominated:

  • Coldplay - Mylo Xyloto
  • Ed Sheeran - +
  • Florence & The Machine - Ceremonials
  • PJ Harvey - Let England Shake

International male solo artist

Winner: Bruno Mars

Also nominated:

  • Aloe Blacc
  • Bon Iver
  • David Guetta
  • Ryan Adams

International female solo artist

Winner: Rihanna

Also nominated:

  • Beyonce
  • Bjork
  • Feist
  • Lady Gaga

International group

Winners: Foo Fighters

Also nominated:

  • Fleet Foxes
  • Jay Z / Kanye West
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Maroon 5

International breakthrough act

Winner: Lana Del Rey

Also nominated:

  • Aloe Blacc
  • Bon Iver
  • Foster The People
  • Nicki Minaj

British producer

Winner: Ethan Johns

Also nominated:

  • Paul Epworth
  • Flood

Outstanding contribution to music


Critics' choice

Emeli Sande