BRITS 2010: Florence and the Machine

BRIT Awards 2010

The 30th annual BRIT Award winners have been announced at a glittering ceremony at London's Earls Court Arena and Absolute Radio were there on the red carpet to interview the stars. Watch the interviews and see the full winners list below.

Red carpet interviews

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Florence and the Machine: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Florence & The Machine and Dizzee Rascal stop to have a quick chat with Absolute Radio at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Kasabian: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Kasabian stop along the red carpet for a chat with Absolute Radio at the 2010 BRIT Awards

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Lily Allen: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Absolute Radio have a quick word with Lily Allen as she goes down the red carpet at the BRIT Awards 2010 at London's EArls Court.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Bat For Lashes: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Absolute Radio catch a word with Bat For Lashes (also known as Natasha Khan) at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Pixie Lott: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Pixie Lott stops for a quick chat as she makes her way along the red carpet at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Paolo Nutini: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video: Paolo Nutini stops to speak with Absolute Radio about being nominated for 'Best British Male' at the BRIT Awards 2010.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Courtney Love: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: The Queen of Rock Courtney Love stops for a chat on the red carpet at the BRIT Awards.

Alan Carr: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Alan Carr: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: TV funnyman Alan Carr stops for a chat with Absolute Radio at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010JLS: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: JLS, winners of British Breakthrough Act, chat to Absolute Radio on the red carpet at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

Keith Lemon: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010Keith Lemon: Interview at the BRIT Awards 2010
Video interview: Keith Lemon joins Absolute Radio on the red carpet at the 2010 BRIT Awards.

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Winners and nominations

As predicted, the ladies did very well at this years BRITs, with Absolute Radio favourites Florence and the Machine picking up the Mastercard British Album and Lily Allen scoring a well-deserved Best Female Solo Artist gong. See the full list of winners and nominations below, plus you can watch a selection of live music and interviews from the nominees here.

British male solo artist

  • Dizzee Rascal - Winner
  • Calvin Harris
  • Mika
  • Paolo Nutini
  • Robbie Williams

British female solo artist

  • Lily Allen - Winner
  • Bat For Lashes
  • Florence And The Machine
  • Leona Lewis
  • Pixie Lott

British breakthrough act

  • JLS - Winner
  • Florence And The Machine
  • Friendly Fires
  • La Roux
  • Pixie Lott

British group

  • Kasabian - Winner
  • Doves
  • Friendly Fires
  • JLS
  • Muse

MasterCard British Album

  • Florence And The Machine - Lungs - Winner
  • Dizzee Rascal - Tongue n'Cheek
  • Kasabian - West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
  • Lily Allen - It's Not Me, It's You
  • Paolo Nutini - Sunny Side Up

British single

  • JLS - 'Beat Again' - Winner
  • Alesha Dixon - 'Breathe Slow'
  • Alexandra Burke featuring Flo Rida - 'Bad Boys'
  • Cheryl Cole - 'Fight For This Love'
  • Joe McElderry - 'The Climb'
  • La Roux - 'In For The Kill'
  • Lily Allen - 'The Fear'
  • Pixie Lott - 'Mama Do'
  • Taio Cruz - 'Break Your Heart'
  • Tinchy Stryder featuring N-Dubz - 'Number 1'

International male solo artist

  • Jay-Z - Winner
  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Eminem
  • Michael Buble
  • Seasick Steve

International female solo artist

  • Lady GaGa - Winner
  • Ladyhawke
  • Norah Jones
  • Rihanna
  • Shakira

International breakthrough act

  • Lady Gaga - Winner
  • Animal Collective
  • Daniel Merriweather
  • Empire Of The Sun
  • Taylor Swift

International album

  • Lady GaGa - The Fame - Winner
  • Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
  • Black Eyed Peas - The E.N.D.
  • Empire Of The Sun - Walking On Dream
  • Jay-Z - The Blueprint 3

British producer

  • Paul Epworth - Winner
  • Jim Abbiss
  • Ethan Johns
  • Steve Lillywhite

Critics' choice

Ellie Goulding

Outstanding contribution to music

Robbie Williams

BRIT performance of 30th year

  • Spice Girls, Wannabe/Who Do You Think You Are? (1994) - Winner
  • Bee Gees, Stayin' Alive/How Deep Is Your Love (1997)
  • Bros I Owe You Nothing (1989)
  • Coldplay, Clocks (2003)
  • Eurythmics and Stevie Wonder, Angel (1999)
  • Girls Aloud, The Promise (2009)
  • Kanye West, Gold Digger
  • Kylie Minogue, Can't Get You Out Of My Head (2002)
  • Michael Jackson, Earth Song (1996)
  • Paul McCartney Live & Let Die (2008)
  • Pet Shop Boys, Go West (1994)
  • Robbie Williams and Tom Jones, Full Monty medley
  • Scissor Sisters, Take Your Mama (2005)
  • The Who, Who Are You? (1988)

BRITs album of 30 years

  • Oasis - What's The Story Morning Glory - Winner
  • Coldplay - A Rush Of Blood To The Head
  • Dido - No Angel
  • Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms
  • Duffy - Rockferry
  • Keane - Hopes & Fears
  • Phil Collins - No Jacket Required
  • Sade - Diamond Life
  • The Verve - Urban Hymns
  • Travis - The Man Who

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