BRIT Awards 2012! | Winners

The Brits are now officially over, and what follows is a list of the nominees and winners from today’s award ceremony. I will include pictures of the winners as well. Lemme know if you agree or disagree with the results!

British Male Solo Artist

Winner: Ed Sheeran


  • James Blake
  • James Morrison
  • Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds (I love them so, so much)
  • Professor Green

British Female Solo Artist

Winner: Adele (hooray! It was either her or Jessie J!)


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

British Breakthrough Act

Winner: Ed Sheeran


  • Anna Calvi
  • Emeli Sandé (one of my favourite singers)
  • Jessie J
  • The Vaccines

British Group

Winner: Coldplay (I don’t care what anybody says, I love Coldplay)


  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Chase & Status
  • Elbow (one of my favourite bands)
  • Kasabian

British Single

Winner: One Direction – What Makes You Beautiful (I am not surprised they won, to be honest. The song is rather catchy, but not my favourite. I guess I don’t like their work that much. Sorry. I wanted ‘Someone Like You’ or ‘Price Tag’ to win)


  • Adele – Someone Like You
  • Ed Sheeran – The A Team
  • Example – Changed The Way You Kissed Me
  • Jessie J ft Bob – 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

MasterCard British Album of the Year

Winner: Adele (woop, woop)


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

International Male Solo Artist

Winner: Bruno Mars (agreed!)


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

International Female Solo Artist

Winner: Rihanna


  • Beyoncé
  • Bjork
  • Feist (I love Feist, but she had no chance against all the others)
  • Lady Gaga

International Group

Winner: Foo Fighters (fair call)


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

Winner: Lana Del Rey (that came as no surprise)


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

Outstanding Contribution to Music

Winner: Blur

Critics Choice

1st. Emeli Sandé (this bit was already known)

2nd. Maverick Sabre

3rd. Michael Kiwanuka

British Producer


  • Paul Epworth
  • Flood
  • Ethan Johns

Congratulations to all those who won and/or were nominated!


About musingsofananglophile

Fran. 20. Anglophile. Daydreamer. English Literature Student.

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