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Adele, Rihanna Among 2012 BRIT Awards Winners

Adele Rihanna
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Adele‘s awards show dominance shows no signs of letting up. The British superstar won twice at today’s 2012 BRIT Awards in London, while Rihanna, Bruno Mars, Ed Sheeran and One Direction also nabbed trophies.

Adele took home Best British Female Artist and Album of the Year for ’21.’ After winning the latter award, presented by George Michael, Adele said, “I’m so proud to be flying our flag,” before being cut off by producers trying to keep the show on schedule, according to The Guardian.

The only nomination Adele lost was British Single of the Year. That award, which is decided by sales and airplay throughout the year, went to One Direction’s ‘What Makes You Beautiful.’ Newcomer Ed Sheeran won both British Male Artist and British Breakthrough Act, while Coldplay took Best British Group.

As for the international awards, Rihanna won for Female Artist, Bruno Mars captured Male Artist, the Foo Fighters took Best Group, and Lana Del Rey won International Breakthrough Act.

Complete list of 2012 BRIT Awards Winners:

British Male Solo Artist
Ed Sheeran — WINNER
James Blake
James Morrison
Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
Professor Green

British Female Solo Artist
Adele — WINNER
Florence + the Machine
Jessie J
Kate Bush
Laura Marling

British Breakthrough Act
Anna Calvi
Ed Sheeran — WINNER
Emeli Sandé
Jessie J
The Vaccines

British Group
Arctic Monkeys
Chase & Status
Coldplay — WINNER

British Single
Adele – ‘Someone Like You’
Ed Sheeran – ‘The A Team’
Example – ‘Changed The Way You Kissed Me’
Jessie J feat. B.o.B – ‘Price Tag’
JLS feat. Dev – ‘She Makes Me Wanna’
Military Wives & Gareth Malone – ‘Wherever You Are’
Olly Murs feat. Rizzle Kicks – ‘Heart Skips A Beat’
One Direction – ‘What Makes You Beautiful’ — WINNER
Pixie Lott – ‘All About Tonight’
The Wanted – ‘Glad You Came’

Mastercard British Album of the Year
Adele – ’21′ — WINNER
Coldplay – ‘Mylo Xyloto’
Ed Sheeran – ‘+’
Florence & The Machine – ‘Ceremonials’
PJ Harvey – ‘Let England Shake’

International Male Solo Artist
Aloe Blacc
Bon Iver
Bruno Mars — WINNER
David Guetta
Ryan Adams

International Female Solo Artist
Lady Gaga
Rihanna — WINNER

International Group
Fleet Foxes
Foo Fighters — WINNER
Jay-Z & Kanye West
Lady Antebellum
Maroon 5

International Breakthrough Act
Aloe Blacc
Bon Iver
Foster The People
Lana Del Rey — WINNER
Nicki Minaj

British Producer
Paul Epworth
Ethan Johns — WINNER

Critics’ Choice
1st: Emeli Sande — WINNER
2nd: Maverick Sabre
3rd: Michael Kiwanuka

Outstanding Contribution to Music Award
Winner: Blur

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