BRITS 2013

BRIT Awards 2013

The winners are in! The 2013 awards reflected an incredibly exciting year in British music, both at home and abroad, featuring stacks of talented artists. In fact, we put together a playlist of Absolute Radio interviews and sessions from some of our favourite nominated acts, including a live set from Ben Howard.

Interviews from the BRIT Awards 2013

InterviewFoo Fighters: Interview
Video interview: Dave Grohl chats to Geoff Lloyd live on the Hometime Show, direct from the red carpet at the 2013 BRIT Awards about his documentary Sound City and his teeth...

InterviewMuse: Interview
Video interview: Watch a very cold Christopher Wolstenholme from Muse talk to Pete Donaldson from Absolute Radio about the joys of being in one of biggest rock bands in the world.

InterviewEd Sheeran: Interview
Video interview: Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson chats with BRIT Award nominee Ed Sheeran on the red carpet at the BRITs 2013.

InterviewThe Vaccines: Interview
Video interview: Watch 2013 BRIT Award nominees The Vaccines talk to Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the BRITS.

InterviewBoy George: Interview
Video interview: Watch 80s legend Boy George catch up with Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the 2013 BRIT Awards.

InterviewMumford and Sons: Interview
Video interview: Watch Winston & Ben from Mumford & Sons talk to Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson on the red carpet of the 2013 BRIT Awards. The lads picked up the pretigious Best British Group Award.Oh, and check...

Interviewalt-J: Interview
Video interview: Watch Gus and Thom from alt-J talk to Absolute Radio's Geoff Lloyd on the red carpet of the 2013 BRIT Awards.

InterviewPaloma Faith: Interview
Video interview: Watch Paloma Faith talk to Absolute Radio's Geoff Lloyd from the red carpet of the 2013 BRIT Awards.

InterviewMuse: Interview
Video interview: Watch Dom from Muse talk to Absolute Radio's Geoff Lloyd from the red carpet of the 2013 BRIT Awards.




The Winners

British Breakthrough Act

Ben Howard - WINNER
Alt-J
Jake Bugg
Jessie Ware
Rita Ora

British Female Solo Artist

Emeli Sande - WINNER
Amy Winehouse
Bat for Lashes
Jessie Ware
Paloma Faith

British Group

Mumford & Sons - WINNER
Alt-J
Muse
One Direction
The xx

British Live Act

Coldplay - WINNER
Mumford & Sons
Muse
The Rolling Stones
The Vaccines

British Male Solo Artist

Ben Howard - WINNER
Calvin Harris
Olly Murs
Richard Hawley
Plan B

BRITs Global Success Award

One Direction - WINNER

British Single

Top fifteen British singles based on the biggest sales success in 2012.
Adele - Skyfall - WINNER
Alex Clare - Too Close
Coldplay & Rihanna - Princess of China
DJ Fresh Ft Rita Ora - Hot Right Now
Emeli Sande - Next To Me
Florence & The Machine - Spectrum
James Arthur - Impossible
Jessie J - Domino
Labrinth Ft Emeli Sande - Beneath Your Beautiful
Olly Murs Ft Flo Rida - Troublemaker
Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah - R.I.P.
Rizzle Kicks - Mama Do The Hump
Robbie Williams - Candy
Rudimental Ft John Newman - Feel The Love
Stooshe - Black Heart

Special Recognition Award

War Child

Critics Choice

Tom Odell - WINNER
AlunaGeorge
Laura Mvula

International Female Solo Artist

Lana Del Rey - WINNER
Alicia Keys
Cat Power
Rihanna
Taylor Swift

International Group

The Black Keys - WINNER
Alabama Shakes
Fun
The Killers
The Script

International Male Solo Artist

Frank Ocean - WINNER
Bruce Springsteen
Gotye
Jack White
Michael Buble

MasterCard British Album of the Year

Emeli Sande- Our Version Of Events - WINNER
Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
Mumford & Sons - Babel
Paloma Faith - Fall To Grace
Plan B - Ill Manors

British Producer of the Year

Paul Epworth - WINNER
Damon Albarn
Jake Gosling

Videos From The Nominees

Sessions and interviews from some of our favourite nominated artists.

Question and Answer SessionMumford and Sons: Question and Answer Session
Video interview: Mumford and Sons joined us at Absolute Radio for a Question and Answer session with a whole load of their fans and we've put together a special - exclusively for Absolute Radio Account holders. If...

Question and Answer SessionMuse: Question and Answer Session
Video interview: All three members of Muse came into the Absolute Radio studios to meet a select group of lucky fans, and answer their questions ahead of the release of the band's new album, The Second Law. If...



Video Interviews

Hear what the artists had to say, back when the BRIT nominations were announced.

InterviewAlunaGeorge: Interview
Video interview: AlunaGeorge chat with Absolute Radio's Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the BRITs Nominations Party.

InterviewTom Odell: Interview
Video interview: Winner of the Sound of 2013 Tom Odell speaks to Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the 2013 BRITs Nominations Party. Tom is the winner of this year's Critic's Choice Award.

InterviewPaloma Faith: Interview
Video interview: Paloma Faith had a chat with our Geoff live from the red carpet at the BRITS Nomination Party at the Savoy Hotel in London. Paloma has been nominated for two BRIT awards.

InterviewEmeli Sande: Interview
Video interview: Emeli Sande talks to Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the BRIT Awards Nomination party. Emeli is nominated in three categories.

Interviewalt-J: Interview
Video interview: Mercury Music Prize winners alt-J talk to Pete Donaldson on the red carpet at the BRITS Nominations Party. The indie rockers have been nominated in three categories at this year's awards.

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Test your pop trivia of the UK's biggest music awards.

More from The BRITs

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Watch our red carpet interviews from the event.

AdeleBRIT Awards 2011
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BRIT nominee Florence and the MachineBRIT Awards 2010
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BRIT 2009 logoBRIT Awards 2009
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BRIT Awards 2008BRIT Awards 2008
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