2018 Brit Awards: Dua Lipa, Stormzy are the top winners

February 21, 2018

Brit Awards

Dua Lipa and Stormzy at the 38th Annual Brit Awards in London on February 21, 2018 (Photo by Ian West/PA)

With two prizes each, Dua Lipa and Stormzy emerged as the top winners at the annual 38th Annual Brit Awards, which were presented at London’s O2 Arena on February 21, 2018. Jack Whitehall hosted the ceremony, which was televised in the U.K. on ITV. The awards are from the British Phonographic Industry. Dua Lipa won the awards for British Female Solo Artist and British Breakthrough Act, while Stormzy received the prizes for British Male Solo Artist and British Album of the Year (for “Gang Signs & Prayer”).

Performers at the event included Lipa; Stormzy; Justin Timberlake with Chris Stapleton; Ed Sheeran; Liam Payne with Rita Ora; Rag’n’Bone Man with Jorja Smith; Foo Fighters; Sam Smith;  Kendrick Lamar with Rich the Kid; and Liam Gallagher. Ariana Grande had been scheduled to perform a tribute to the victims who were killed at her 2017 Manchester concert, but she cancelled due to illness and was replaced by Payne and Ora.

Award presenters included Elton John, Ronnie Wood, Sheeran, Jennifer Hudson, Olly Murs, Tom Jones,, Nile Rodgers, Little Mix, Kylie Minogue, Millie Bobby Brown, Dermot O’Leary, Emma Willis, Hailey Baldwin, Luke Evans, Alice Levine, Ciara Amfo, Camila Cabello, Harry Kane,  Rag’n’Bone, Anna Friel, Damien Lewis, Adwoa Aboah and Ellie Goulding.

Here is the complete list of winners and nominations for the 2018 Brit Awards.

*=winner

British Male Solo Artist

Ed Sheeran
Liam Gallagher
Loyle Carner
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man
Stormzy*

British Female Solo Artist

Paloma Faith
Dua Lipa
Laura Marling
Kate Tempest
Jessie Ware

British Group

Gorillaz*
London Grammar
Royal Blood
Wolf Alice
The xx

British Breakthrough Act

Dave
J Hus
Dua Lipa*
Loyle Carner
Sampha

Critics’ Choice

Mabel
Jorja Smith*
Stefflon Don

British Single

Jonas Blue featuring William Singe – Mama
Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell / Katy Perry / Big Sean – Feels
J Hus – Did You See
Jax Jones featuring Raye – You Don’t Know Me
Little Mix – Touch
Liam Payne featuring Quavo – Strip That Down
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man – Human*
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You

British Album of the Year

Dua Lipa – Dua Lipa
Ed Sheeran – Divide
J Hus – Common Sense
Rag ‘N’ Bone Man – Human
Stormzy – Gang Signs & Prayer*

British Artist Video of the Year

Anne-Marie – Ciao Adios
Calvin Harris featuring Pharrell / Katy Perry / Big Sean – Feels
Clean Bandit featuring Zara Larsson – Symphony
Jax Jones featuring Raye – You Don’t Know Me
Dua Lipa – New Rules
Ed Sheeran – Shape of You
Harry Styles – Sign of the Times*
Little Mix – Touch
Liam Payne featuring Quavo – Strip That Down
ZAYN and Taylor Swift – I Don’t Wanna Live Forever

International Male Solo Artist

Beck
Childish Gambino
DJ Khaled
Drake
Kendrick Lamar*

International Female Solo Artist

Alicia Keys
Bjork
Lorde*
Pink
Taylor Swift

International Group

Arcade Fire
Foo Fighters*
Haim
The Killers
LCD Soundsystem

Brits Global Success Award

Ed Sheeran*

British Producer of the Year

Steve Mac*

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