Ellie Goulding and the BRIT Awards 2011

BRIT Awards 2011

The 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.


Video interviews

InterviewEllie 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: InterviewOlly Murs: Interview
Video interview: Absolute Radio talks to Ollie Murs after he was nominated for the Brit Awards 2011

InterviewAdele: Interview
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!

InterviewDuran 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: InterviewJames 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...

InterviewJessie 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...

InterviewMumford 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...

InterviewPlan 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.

InterviewThe 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.

InterviewThe 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.

InterviewPaloma 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...

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Live music from nominated acts

We'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?
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BRIT Awards 2011 trophy, designed by Vivienne Westwood

2011 Nominations and Winners List

BRITISH MALE SOLO ARTIST

WINNER: Plan B

Mark Ronson

Paul Weller

Robert Plant

Tinie Tempah


BRITISH BREAKTHROUGH ACT

WINNER: Tinie Tempah

Ellie Goulding

Mumford & Sons

Rumer

The xx


INTERNATIONAL ALBUM

WINNER: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs

Cee Lo Green - The Lady Killer

Eminem - Recovery

Katy Perry - Teenage Dream

Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown


CRITICS' CHOICE

WINNER: Jessie J

James Blake

The Vaccines


INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST

WINNER: Cee Lo Green

Bruce Springsteen

David Guetta

Eminem

Kanye West


BRITISH SINGLE

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


INTERNATIONAL GROUP

WINNER: Arcade Fire

Black Eyed Peas

Kings of Leon

The Script

Vampire Weekend


INTERNATIONAL BREAKTHROUGH ACT

WINNER: Justin Bieber

Bruno Mars

Glee Cast

The National

The Temper Trap


BRITISH FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

WINNER: Laura Marling

Cheryl Cole

Ellie Goulding

Paloma Faith

Rumer


INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST

WINNER: Rihanna

Alicia Keys

Katy Perry

Kylie Minogue

Robyn


BRITISH GROUP

WINNER: Take That

Biffy Clyro

Gorillaz

Mumford & Sons

The xx


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


BRITISH PRODUCER

WINNER: Markus Dravs

Ethan Johns

John Leckie

Mike Pela

Stuart Price

Photos

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