BRIT Awards 2011The winners of The BRIT Awards 2011 with MasterCard have have been announced at a glittering awards ceremony at London's O2. Check out the Winners and Nominees List, watch our interviews from the red carpet, see photos from the event, plus hear live tracks from some of our favourite BRIT-nominated acts.
Ellie Goulding: Interview
Video interview: Absolute Radio talks to BRIT winner Ellie Goulding after she was nominated for two more awards ahead of February's ceremony.
Olly Murs: Interview
Video interview: Absolute Radio talks to Ollie Murs after he was nominated for the Brit Awards 2011
Video interview: Previous Critics Choice winner at The BRITs Adele chats to Absolute Radio about why she's given up smoking and drinking and how red carpets still make her nervous!
Duran Duran: Interview
Video interview: Veteran band Duran Duran presented the International Group Award at The BRIT Awards 2011. They tell us about working with Mark Ronson on their new track, what it's like going back on tour and how...
James Corden: Interview
Video interview: James Corden was invited to host the BRIT Awards 2011 and told us the night was all about the music - and not his comedy. He reckons British music is at its best right now with the likes of Mumford...
Jessie J: Interview
Video interview: Jessie J walked the red carpet at the BRIT Awards 2011 knowing she'd already won the Critics Choice Award but told Absolute Radio that made her even more nervous. Check out what her plans are for...
Mumford and Sons: Interview
Video interview: Adding to a hugely successful 12 months, Mumford and Sons picked up Best British Album at the BRIT Awards 2011. They're going straight back into the studio though and reckon making a second album to...
Plan B: Interview
Video interview: Plan B picked up the Best British Male Award at The BRIT Awards 2011 and revealed he's got a busy 2011 with festivals and gigs, writing a new album plus plans for his directorial film debut.
The Temper Trap: Interview
Video interview: One of the hottest bands of 2011 Temper Trap walked away empty handed from the BRIT awards 2011 but told us they still love being in Britain and why they reckon British music is at its best.
The xx: Interview
Video interview: The xx admitted to being overwhelmed by being in the same category as Take That for British Album of the Year at The BRIT Awards 2011 and told Absolute Radio why red carpets make them nervous.
Paloma Faith: Interview
Video interview: Paloma Faith was nominated in the British Solo Female category at the BRIT Awards 2011, and she chats to us about her new album, as well as a film she's working on, and how Absolute Radio's Geoff...
Live music from nominated actsWe've hand-picked live music from some of our favourite BRIT-nominated acts. There's some corkers in here - did everyone win who deserved to?
2011 Nominations and Winners List
BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST
WINNER: Plan B
BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT
WINNER: Tinie Tempah
Mumford & Sons
WINNER: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs
Cee Lo Green - The Lady Killer
Eminem - Recovery
Katy Perry - Teenage Dream
Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown
WINNER: Jessie J
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
WINNER: Cee Lo Green
WINNER: Tinie Tempah - Pass Out
Alexandra Burke ft Pitbull - All Night Long
Cheryl Cole - Parachute
Florence & The Machine - You've Got The Love
Matt Cardle - When We Collide
Olly Murs - Please Don't Let Me Go
Plan B - She Said
Scouting for Girls - This Ain't A Love Song
Taio Cruz - Dynamite
The Wanted - All Time Low
WINNER: Arcade Fire
Black Eyed Peas
Kings of Leon
INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ACT
WINNER: Justin Bieber
The Temper Trap
BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
WINNER: Laura Marling
INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
WINNER: Take That
Mumford & Sons
MASTERCARD BRITISH ALBUM OF THE YEAR
WINNER: Mumford & Sons - Sigh No More
Plan B - The Defamation of Strickland Banks
Take That - Progress
Tinie Tempah - Disc-Overy
The xx - XX
WINNER: Markus Dravs