Friday, February 22, 2013
Adele, Emeli And Ben Hoard Win Brit Awards
Sande won best British female and British album while Howard scooped best British male and breakthrough. Adele won best single for her James Bond theme 'Skyfall'- but she was at the event, instead choosing to rehearse for the Oscars at Los Angeles. She sent a vedeo message referring to last year's ceremony, when her best album acceptance speech weas cut short. "Thank you so much for this Brit award, it means a lot' She said. Sande had gone into the event with four nominations in total, including two in the best single category. Her triumph in the best British female category meant there was no posthumous win for Amy Winehouse. Accepting the best album statuette Sande spoke of her herself 'as a very unlikely pop star". " This is an album I wote because I did not have the confidence to say these things in person" she told the ctowd. Sande's debute album Our Version Of The Events was the most popular album of 2012 in the Uk selling 1.4 million copies. Folk rock band Mumford and sons were named best British group and Marcus Mumford said"We were not really expecting that" Their win came 10 days after the group's LP Babel took the album of the year trophy at the Grammy Award in Los Angelers. Songer-songwriter Ben Howard was a surprise winner best British brekthrough, beating the bookmaker's favorite Rita Ora. Coldplay won best Brirish live act, beating The Rolling Stones, who were nominated 35 years after they were shortlisted for the first ever Brit Award.