Coldplay Dedicates Brit Awards Win to Musicians in Refugee Camps
"They could be us, we could be them, so we send them our love," said Chris Martin onstage at the O2 Arena.
Coldplay on Wednesday dedicated their win at 2016 Brit Awards to the young people caught in the refugee crisis.
"We're very grateful, and we'd like to dedicate this to all the young men and women musicians in refugee camps around the world," frontman Chris Martin said while accepting the prize for best British group. "They could be us, we could be them, so we send them our love."
The lead singer made the dedication after acknowledging Coldplay's fellow nominees in the category, and naming off himself and his bandmembers as those of One Direction.
"Thank you so much for giving us our job," Martin concluded.
The awards show — the U.K.'s equivalent of the Grammys, held at London's O2 Arena — also featured performances by Adele, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Coldplay, The Weeknd and more, as well as a special David Bowie tribute.