Brit Awards: David Bowie Wins British Album of the Year, Best Male Solo Artist

11:15 AM 2/22/2017

by THR Staff

Drake, Beyonce, A Tribe Called Quest, One Direction, Little Mix and The 1975 also were among the winners at the U.K. recording industry’s flagship awards ceremony on Wednesday night in London.

David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, accepted the British album of the year award on behalf of his father.
David Bowie's son, Duncan Jones, accepted the British album of the year award on behalf of his father.
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The late David Bowie took home two awards Wednesday night at the Brit Awards.

He won both British album of the year for Blackstar and best British male solo artist.

Other winners included Drake and Beyonce (who were not present) in addition to One Direction, Little Mix and The 1975.

Performers included Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Little Mix, The 1975, Emeli Sandé, Skepta and Robbie Williams. Following in the footsteps of Bowie and Elton John, Williams receivedthis year's Brit Icon award.

The awards show aired from London’s O2 Arena live in the U.K. on ITV and in the U.S. on BBC America at 8 p.m. PT as well as streamed live. Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis hosted.

A complete list of winners follows.

 

  • Mastercard British Album Of The Year

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    David Bowie – Blackstar
 (WINNER)
    
The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep For You Are Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

    Kano – Made In the Manor
    
Michael Kiwanuka –  Love & Hate

    Skepta – Konnichiwa

  • British Male Solo Artist

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    David Bowie
 (WINNER)
    Craig David
    Kano
    
Michael Kiwanuka
    
Skepta

  • British Female Solo Artist


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    Emeli Sande (WINNER)
    Anohni

    Ellie Goulding

    Lianne La Havas

    Nao

  • British Group


    The 1975
    The 1975
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    The 1975 (WINNER)
    
Bastille

    Biffy Clyro

    Little Mix

    Radiohead

  • British Breakthrough Act


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    Rag’n’Bone Man
 (WINNER)
    Anne-Marie

    Blossoms

    Skepta
    
Stormzy

  • British Single

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    Little Mix – "Shout Out To My Ex" (WINNER)
    Alan Walker – "Faded
"
    Calum Scott – "Dancing On My Own"

    Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For"
    
Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – "Rockabye"
    
Coldplay – "Hymn For The Weekend"
    
James Arthur – "Say You Won't Let Go
"
    Jonas Blue feat. Dakota – "Fast Car"
    Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – "Girls Like"
    
Zayn – "Pillowtalk"

  • British Artist Video of the Year


    One Direction
    One Direction
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    One Direction – "History
" (WINNER)
    Adele – "Send My Love (To Your New Lover)
"
    Calvin Harris feat. Rihanna – "This Is What You Came For
"
    Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie – "Rockabye
"
    Coldplay – "Hymn For The Weekend
"
    James Arthur – "Say You Won't Let Go
"
    Jonas Blue feat. Dakota – "Fast Car
"
    Little Mix feat. Sean Paul – "Hair
"
    Tinie Tempah feat. Zara Larsson – "Girls Like
"
    Zayn – "Pillowtalk"

  • International Male Solo Artist


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    Drake
 (WINNER)
    Bon Iver
    
Bruno Mars
    Leonard Cohen
    
The Weeknd

  • International Female Solo Artist


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    Beyonce (WINNER)
    
Christine and the Queens

    Rihanna
    
Sia

    Solange

  • International Group

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    A Tribe Called Quest
 (WINNER)
    Drake and Future

    Kings of Leon

    Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

    Twenty One Pilots

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