Brit Awards 2012: Complete List of nominees and winners

The Brit Awards were handed out today, and stars like AdeleRihanna, Bruno Mars and Jessie J all showed up to celebrate British music’s biggest night! And some of them walked away with awards, proving they released some of the best music of the year.

Among the winners were, of course, Adele, for British Female Solo Artist, Ed Sheeran, for British Male Solo Artist, Coldplay, for British Group, Rihanna, for International Female Solo Artist and Bruno Mars, for International Male Solo Artist.

Florence Welch, Chris Martin, Adele and others performed throughout the evening, making it a night to remember.

Brit Awards 2012 highlight video

Brit Awards 2012 winner list

Here are the nominees and winners of Brit Awards 2012:

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


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