This year’s Brit Awards have been and gone, leaving a trail of award-clutching music stars in its wake.
Big winners on the night were former Clash cover stars Foo Fighters, Arctic Monkeys and Take That with two awards each. Mark Ronson became the first non-singing recipient of the Best British Male award, whilst Clash favourite Kate Nash won Best British Female.
Elsewhere, Adele won the prestigious Critics’ Choice Award, while Kanye West waltzed away with the gong for Best International Male Solo Artist.
Performance highlights from the ceremony included a bizarre duet between Mika and Beth Ditto, Rihanna accompanied by Klaxons and a special Mark Ronson medley. Musical legend, and famous fan of Clash magazine, Sir Paul McCartney closed the show with a host of favourites from his diamond studded career.
The full list of winners runs as follows:
Best British Male – Mark Ronson
Best British Female – Kate Nash
Best British Album – Favourite Worst Nightmare (Arctic Monkeys)
Best British Group – Arctic Monkeys
Best British Breakthrough Act – Mika
Best British Live Act – Take That
Best British Single – Shine (Take That)
Best International Male Solo Artist – Kanye West
Best International Female Solo Artist – Kylie Minogue
Best International Group – Foo Fighters
Best International Album – Echoes (Foo Fighters)
Critics’ Choice Award – Adele
Outstanding Contribution To Music – Sir Paul McCartney