BRIT Awards 2014

On 19th February, the great and good of the music industry descended on London’s O2 Arena for the BRITs. This year’s event was arguably the biggest yet, featuring spectacular performances by Katy Perry, Beyoncé, Pharrell Williams, Lorde and Disclosure, not to mention award presentations by Prince, Kylie and Noel Gallagher.

Arctic Monkeys were the big winners on the night – scooping Best Group and Best Album for an unprecedented third time – though One Direction didn’t do badly either, picking up the public vote for Best Video and bagging the Global Success award for the second year running. Elsewhere Bastille won Best Breakthrough Act, and David Bowie and Ellie Goulding were named Best British Male and Best British Female respectively.

You can see the rest of the winners, and preview and download music by all the nominees and performers, below.

Official BRITs compilation

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    Acting as an acid test for the British music biz, the BRIT Awards are all about celebrating the most successful acts of the past 12 months. Looking at the length of this year’s official comp, it seems our industry’s in rude health. Download a mammoth, 3-discs’ worth of hits from all the contenders, including homegrown acts Bastille, Arctic Monkeys, Ellie Goulding, and international nominees Daft Punk, Avicii and Katy Perry.


Mastercard British Album of the Year: Arctic Monkeys - AM

British Male Solo Artist - David Bowie
David Bowie
Jake Bugg
James Blake
John Newman
Tom Odell
British Female Solo Artist - Ellie Goulding
Ellie Goulding
Jessie J
Laura Marling
Laura Mvula
British Group - Arctic Monkeys
Arctic Monkeys
One Direction
British Breakthrough Act - Bastille
Laura Mvula
London Grammar
Tom Odell

British Single: Rudimental Feat. Ella Eyre - 'Waiting All Night'

  International Male Solo Artist - Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars
John Grant
Justin Timberlake
International Female Solo Artist - Lorde
Janelle Monae
Katy Perry
Lady Gaga

Best International Group - Daft Punk

British Producer - Flood
Ethan Johns
Flood and Alan Moulder
Paul Epworth
Critics' Choice - Sam Smith
Ella Eyre
Chlöe Howl
Sam Smith

Official BRITs Critics' Choice compilation