Killers And Arctic Monkeys Dominate Brits
THE KILLERS and ARCTIC MONKEYS both emerged victorious at the Brit Awards last night (14FEB07), picking up two prizes each.
The Killers walked away with Best International Group and Best International Album for SAM'S TOWN, while Arctic Monkeys took Best British Group and Best British Album for their debut WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT.
JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE won Best International Male Solo Artist and JAMES MORRISON was a surprise recipient of Best British Male Solo Artist at the Earls Court ceremony in London.
Best International Female Solo Artist went to NELLY FURTADO, while AMY WINEHOUSE collected Best British Female Solo Artist.
Reformed boy band TAKE THAT's comeback track PATIENCE won Best British Single.
OASIS were honoured with the Outstanding Contribution To Music accolade, which was presented to PAUL WELLER last year (06). Oasis ended the night with a three song set including CIGARETTES AND ALCOHOL and MORNING GLORY.
Among the acts who performed were RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS and SCISSOR SISTERS.
The full list of winners is:
Best British Live Act - MUSE
Best Breakthrough Act - THE FRATELLIS
Best International Breakthrough Act - ORSON
Best British Male Solo Artist - JAMES MORRISON
Best International Male Solo Artist - JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE
Best British Female Solo Artist - AMY WINEHOUSE
Best International Female Solo Artist - NELLY FURTADO
Best British Group - ARCTIC MONKEYS
Best International Album - SAM'S TOWN by THE KILLERS
Best International Group - THE KILLERS
Best British Single - PATIENCE by TAKE THAT
Best British Album - WHATEVER PEOPLE SAY I AM, THAT'S WHAT I'M NOT by ARCTIC MONKEYS
Outstanding Contribution To Music - OASIS.