Brit Award Winners 1977 – Present

Brit AwardsThis timeline details the yearly Brit Award Winners

18th October 1977 
Wembley Conference Centre, London
Host – Michael Aspel
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
British Singles of the Year – Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen and A Whiter Shade of Pale by Procol Harum
British Female Solo Artist – Shirley Bassey
British Male Solo Artist – Cliff Richard
British Group – The Beatles
British Breakthrough Act – Graham Parker and Julie Covington
British Producer – George Martin
International Album – Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winners – L.G. Wood and The Beatles
4th February 1982 
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – David Jacobs
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Kings of the Wild Frontier by Adam and the Ants
British Single of the Year – Tainted Love by Soft Cell
British Female Solo Artist – Randy Crawford
British Male Solo Artist – Cliff Richard
British Group – The Police
British Breakthrough Act – The Human League
British Producer – Martin Rushent
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – John Lennon
8th February 1983 
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – Tim Rice
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Memories by Barbara Streisand
British Single of the Year – Come on Eileen by Dexy’s Midnight Runners
British Female Solo Artist – Kim Wilde
British Male Solo Artist – Paul McCartney
British Group – Dire Straits
British Breakthrough Act – Yazoo
British Producer – Trevor Horn
International Artist – Kid Creole and the Coconuts
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winners – The Beatles
Lifetime Achievement Award – Pete Townshend
21st February 1984 
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – Tim Rice
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Thriller by Michael Jackson
British Single of the Year – Karma Chameleon by Culture Club
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – David Bowie
British Group – Culture Club
British Breakthrough Act – Paul Young
British Producer – Steve Levine
International Artist – Michael Jackson Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – George Martin
11th February 1985
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – Noel Edmonds
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Diamond Life – Sade
British Single of the Year – Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood
British Video of the Year – The Wild Boys by Duran Duran
British Female Solo Artist – Alison Moyet
British Male Solo Artist – Paul Young
British Group – Wham!
British Breakthrough Act – Frankie Goes to Hollywood
British Producer – Trevor Horn
International Artist – Prince and The Revolution
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – The Police
10th February 1986 
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – Noel Edmonds
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – No Jacket Required by Phil Collins
British Single of the Year – Everybody Wants to Rule the World by Tears for Fears
British Video of the Year – Everytime You Go Away by Paul Young
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – Phil Collins
British Group – Dire Straits
British Breakthrough Act – Go West
British Producer – David Stewart
International Group – Huey Lewis and the News
International Solo Artist – Bruce Springsteen
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winners – Elton John and Wham!
9th February 1987 
Grosvenor House Hotel, London
Host – Jonathan King
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Brothers in Arms by Dire Straits
British Single of the Year – West End Girls by Pet Shop Boys
British Video of the Year – Sledgehammer by Peter Gabriel
British Female Solo Artist – Kate Bush
British Male Solo Artist – Peter Gabriel
British Group – Five Star
British Breakthrough Act – The Housemartins
British Producer – David A Stewart
International Group – The Bangles
International Solo Artist – Paul Simon
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Eric Clapton
8th February 1988 
Royal Albert Hall, London
Host – Noel Edmonds
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – ..Nothing Like the Sun by Sting
British Single of the Year – Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley
British Video of the Year – True Faith by New Order
British Female Solo Artist – Alison Moyet
British Male Solo Artist – George Michael
British Group – Pet Shop Boys
British Breakthrough Act – Wet, Wet, Wet
British Producer – Stock Aitken and Waterman
International Group – U2
International Solo Artist – Michael Jackson
International Breakthrough Act – Terence Trent D’Arby
Outstanding Contribution to Music – The Who
13th February 1989 
Royal Albert Hall, London
Hosts – Samantha Fox and Mick Fleetwood
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – The First of a Million Kisses by Fairground Attraction
British Single of the Year – Perfect by Fairground Attraction
British Video of the Year – Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – Phil Collins
British Group – Erasure
British Breakthrough Act – Bros
International Group – U2
International Female Solo Artist – Tracy Chapman
International Male Solo Artist – Michael Jackson
International Breakthrough Act – Tracy Chapman
Outstanding Contribution to Music – Cliff Richard
18th February 1990 
Dominion Theatre, London
Host – Cathy McGowan
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – The Raw and the Cooked by Fine Young Cannibals
Best British Single of the Year – Another Day in Paradise by Phil Collins
British Video of the Year – Lullaby by The Cure
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – Phil Collins
British Group – Fine Young Cannibals
British Breakthrough Act – Lisa Stansfield
British Producer – David A Stewart
International Group – U2
International Solo Artist – Nenah Cherry
Internatioal Breakthrough Act – Nenah Cherry
Outstanding Contribution to Music – Queen
10th February 1991 
Dominion Theatre, London
Host – Simon Bates
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Listen Without Prejudice Vol 1 by George Michael
British Single of the Year – Enjoy the Silence by Depeche Mode
British Video of the Year – A Little Time by The Beautiful South
British Female Solo Artist – Lisa Stansfield
British Male Solo Artist – Elton John
British Group – The Cure
British Breakthrough Act – Betty Boo
British Producer – Chris Thomas
International Group – INXS
International Female Solo Artist – Sinead O’Connor
International Male Solo Artist – Michael Hutchence
International Breakthrough Act – MC Hammer
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Status Quo
12th February 1992 
Hammersmith Odeon, London
Host – Simon Bates
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Seal by Seal
British Single of the Year – These Are the Days of Our Lives by Queen
British Video of the Year – Killer by Seal
British Female Solo Artist – Lisa Stansfield
British Male Solo Artist – Seal
British Groups – The KLF and Simply Red
British Breakthrough Act – Beverley Craven
British Producer – Trevor Horn
International Group – REM
International Solo Artist – Prince
International Breakthrough Act – PM Dawn
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Freddie Mercury
16th February 1993 
Alexandra Palace, London
Host – Richard O’Brien
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Diva by Annie Lennox
British Single of the Year – Could it be Magic by Take That
British Video of the Year – Stay by Shakespears Sister
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – Mick Hucknall
British Group – Simply Red
British Breakthrough Act – Tasmin Archer
British Producer – Peter Gabriel
International Group – REM
International Solo Artist – Prince
International Breakthrough Act – Nirvana
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Rod Stewart
14th February 1994 
Alexandra Palace, London
Hosts – Elton John and RuPaul
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Connected by Stereo MCs
British Single of the Year – Pray by Take That
British Video of the Year – Pray by Take That
British Female Solo Artist – Dina Carroll
British Male Solo Artist – Sting
British Group – Sterdo MCs
British Breakthrough Act – Gabrielle
British Producer – Brian Eno
International Group – Crowded House
International Female Solo Artist – Bjork
International Male Solo Artist- Lenny Kravitz
International Breakthrough Act – Bjork
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Van Morrison
20th February 1995 
Alexandra Palace, London
Host – Chris Evans
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Parklife by Blur
British Single of the Year – Parklife by Blur
British Video of the Year – Parklife by Blur
British Female Solo Artist – Eddi Reader
British Male Solo Artist – Paul Weller
British Group – Blur
British Breakthrough Act – Oasis
British Producer – Nellee Hooper
International Group – REM
International Female Solo Artist – K D Lang
International Male Solo Artist – Prince
International Breakthrough Act – Lisa Loeb
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Elton John
19th February 1996 
Earl’s Court, London
Host – Chris Evans
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – (What’s the Story) Morning Glory by Oasis
British Single of the Year – Back for Good by Take That
British Video of the Year – Wonderwall by Oasis
British Female Solo Artist – Annie Lennox
British Male Solo Artist – Paul Weller
British Group – Oasis
British Breakthrough Act – Supergrass
British Producer – Brian Eno
International Group – Bon Jovi
International Female Solo Artist – Bjork
International Male Solo Artist – Prince
International Breakthrough Act – Alanis Morissette
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – David Bowie
24th February 1997 
Earls Court, London
Host – Ben Elton
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Everything Must Go by Manic Street Preachers
British Single of the Year – Wannabe by The Spice Girls
British Video of the Year – Say You’ll Be There by The Spice Girls
British Female Solo Artist – Gabrielle
British Male Solo Artist – George Michael
British Group – Manic Street Preachers
British Breakthrough Act – Kula Shaker
British Producer – John Leckie
International Group – The Fugees
International Female Solo Artist – Sheryl Crow
International Male Solo Artist – Beck
International Breakthrough Act – Robert Miles
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Bee Gees
9th February 1998 
London Arena, London
Host – Ben Elton
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Urban Hymns by The Verve
British Single of the Year – Never Ever by All Saints
British Video of the Year – Never Ever by All Saints
British Female Solo Artist – Shola Ama
British Male Solo Artist – Finley Quaye
British Group – The Verve
British Breakthrough Act – Stereophonics
British Producer – Martin Glover, Chris Potter, The Verve
International Group – U2
International Female Solo Artist – Bjork
International Male Solo Artist – Jon Bon Jovi
International Breakthrough Act – Eels
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Fleetwood Mac
16th February 1999 
London Arena, London
Host – Johnny Vaughan
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – This is My Truth Tell Me Yours by Mainic Street Preachers
British Single of the Year – Angels by Robbie Williams
British Video of the Year – Millennium by Robbie Williams
British Female Solo Artist – Des’ree
British Male Solo Artist – Robbie Williams
British Group – Manic Street Preachers
British Breakthrough Act – Belle and Sebastian
International Group – The Corrs
International Female Solo Artist – Natalie Imbruglia
International Male Solo Artist – Beck
International Breakthrough Act – Natalie Imbruglia
Outstanding Contribution to Music- Eurythmics
3rd March 2000
Earls Court Two, London
Host – Davina McCall
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – The Man Who by Travis
British Single of the Year – She’s the One by Robbie Williams
British Video of the Year – She’s the One by Robbie Williams
British Female Solo Artist – Beth Orton
British Male Solo Artist – Tom Jones
British Group – Travis
British Breakthrough Act – S Club 7
International Group – TLC
International Female Solo Artist – Macy Gray
International Male Solo Artist – Beck
International Breakthrough Act – Macy Gray
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Spice Girls
26th February 2001
Earls Court Two, London
Hosts – Ant & Dec
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Parachutes by Coldplay
British Single of the Year – Rock DJ by Robbie Williams
British Video of the Year – Rock DJ by Robbie Williams
British Female Solo Artist – Sonique
British Male Solo Artist – Robbie Williams
British Group – Coldplay
British Breakthrough Act – A1
International Group – U2
International Female Solo Artist – Madonna
International Male Solo Artist – Eminem
International Breakthrough Act – Kelis
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – U2
20th February 2002
Earls Court Two, London
Hosts – Frank Skinner and Zoe Ball
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – No Angel by Dido
British Single of the Year – Don’t Stop Moving by S Club 7
British Video of the Year – 21 Seconds by So Solid Crew
British Female Solo Artist – Dido
British Male Solo Artist – Robbie Williams
British Group – Travis
British Breakthrough Act – Blue
International Album – Fever by Kylie Minogue
International Group – Destiny’s Child
International Female Solo Artist – Kylie Minogue
International Male Solo Artist – Shaggy
International Breakthrough Act – The Strokes
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Sting
20th February 2003 
Earls Court Two, London
Host – Davina McCall
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – A Rush of Blood to the Head by Coldplay
British Single of the Year – Just a Little by Liberty X
British Female Solo Artist – Ms Dynamite
British Male Solo Artist – Robbie Williams
British Group – Coldplay
British Breakthrough Act – Will Young
International Album – The Eminem Show by Eminem
International Group – Red Hot Chili Peppers
International Female Solo Artist – Pink
International Male Solo Artist – Eminem
International Breakthrough Act – Norah Jones
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Tom Jones
17th February 2004
Earls Court Two, London
Host – Cat Deeley
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Permission to Land by The Darkness
British Single of the Year – White Flag by Dido
British Female Solo Artist – Dido
British Male Solo Artist – Daniel Bedingfield
British Group – The Darkness
British Breakthrough Act – Busted
International Album – Justified by Justin Timberlake
International Group – The White Stripes
International Female Solo Artist – Beyonce
International Male Solo Artist – Justin Timberlake
International Breakthrough Act – 50 Cent
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Duran Duran
9th February 2005
Earls Court Two, London
Host – Chris Evans
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Hopes and Fears by Keane
British Single of the Year – Your Game by Will Young
British Female Solo Artist – Joss Stone
British Male Solo Artist – The Streets
British Group – Franz Ferdinand
British Breakthrough Act – Keane
International Album – Scissor Sisters by Scissor Sisters
International Group – Scissor Sisters
International Female Solo Artist – Gwen Stefani
International Male Solo Artist – Eminem
International Breakthrough Act – Scissor Sisters
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Bob Geldof
14th February 2006
Earls Court, London
Host – Chris Evans
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – X & Y by Coldplay
British Single of the Year – Speed of Sound by Coldplay
British Female Solo Artist – KT Tunstall
British Male Solo Artist – James Blunt
British Group – Kaiser Chiefs
British Breakthrough Act – Arctic Monkeys
International Album – American Idiot by Green Day
International Group – Green Day
International Female Solo Artist – Madonna
International Male Solo Artist – Kanye West
International Breakthrough Act – Jack Johnson
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Paul Weller
15th February 2007
Earls Court, London
Host – Russell Brand
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not by Arctic Monkeys
British Single of the Year – Patience by Take That
British Female Solo Artist – Amy Winehouse
British Male Solo Artist – James Morrison
British Group – Arctic Monkeys
British Breakthrough Act – The Fratellis
International Album – Sam’s Town by The Killers
International Group – The Killers
International Female Solo Artist – Nelly Furtado
International Male Solo Artist – Justin Timberlake
International Breakthrough Act – Orson
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Oasis
9th February 2008 
Earls Court, London
Hosts – The Osbournes
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Favourite Worst Nightmare by The Arctic Monkeys
British Single of the Year – Shine by Take That
British Female Solo Artist – Kate Nash
British Male Solo Artist – Mark Ronson
British Group – Arctic Monkeys
British Breakthrough Act – Mika
International Album – Echoes, Silence, Patience and Grace by The Foo Fighters
International Group – Foo Fighters
International Female Solo Artist – Kylie Minogue
International Male Solo Artist – Kanye West
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Paul McCartney
18th February 2009 
Earls Court, London
Hosts – James Corden, Matthew Horne and Kylie Minogue
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Rockferry by Duffy
British Single of the Year – The Promise by Girls Aloud
British Female Solo Artist – Duffy
British Male Solo Artist – Paul Weller
British Group – Elbow
British Breakthrough Act – Duffy
British Producer – Bernard Butler
International Album – Only by the Night by Kings of Leon
International Group – Kings of Leon
International Female Solo Artist – Katy Perry
International Male Solo Artist – Kanye West
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – The Pet Shop Boys
16th February 2010 
Earls Court, London
Host – Peter Kay
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Lungs by Florence and the Machine
British Single of the Year – Beat Again by JLS
British Female Solo Artist – Lily Allen
British Male Solo Artist – Dizzee Rascal
British Group – Kasabian
British Breakthrough Act – JLS
British Producer – Paul Epworth
International Album – The Fame by Lady Gaga
International Group –
International Female Solo Artist – Lady Gaga
International Male Solo Artist – Jay-Z
International Breakthrough Act – Lady Gaga
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Robbie Williams
15th February 2011
The O2 Arena, London
Host – James Corden
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Sigh No More by Mumford and Sons
British Single of the Year – Pass Out by Tinie Tempah
British Female Solo Artist – Laura Marling
British Male Solo Artist – Plan B
British Group – Take That
British Breakthrough Act – Tinie Tempah
British Producer – Markus Dravs
International Album – The Suburbs by Arcade Fire
International Group – Arcade Fire
International Female Solo Artist – Rihanna
International Male Solo Artist – Cee Lo Green
International Breakthrough Act – Justin Bieber
Outstanding Contribution to Music – not awarded
21st February 2012
The O2 Arena, London
Host – James Corden
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – 21 by Adele
British Single of the Year – What Makes You Beautiful by One Directon
British Female Solo Artist – Adele
British Male Solo Artist – Ed Sheeran
British Group – Coldplay
British Breakthrough Act – Ed Sheeran
British Producer – Ethan Johns
International Group – Foo Fighters
International Female Solo Artist – Rihanna
International Male Solo Artist – Bruno Mars
International Breakthrough Act – Lana del Rey
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Blur
20th February 2013 
The O2 Arena, London
Host – James Corden
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Our Version of Events by Emeli Sande
British Single of the Year – Skyfall by Adele
British Female Solo Artist – Emeli Sande
British Male Solo Artist – Ben Howard
British Group – Mumford and Sons
British Breakthrough Act – Ben Howard
British Producer – Paul Epworth
International Group – The Black Keys
International Female Solo Artist – Lana del Rey
International Male Solo Artist – Frank Ocean
Outstanding Contribution to Music – not awarded
19th February 2014
The O2 Arena, London
Host – James Corden
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – AM by Arctic Monkeys
British Single of the Year – Waiting All Night by Rudimental
British Video of the Year – Best Song Ever by One Direction
British Female Solo Artist – Ellie Goulding
British Male Solo Artist – David Bowie
British Group – Arctic Monkeys
British Breakthrough Act – Bastile
British Producer of the Year – Flood, Alan Moulder
International Group – Daft Punk
International Female Solo Artist – Lorde
International Male Solo Artist – Bruno Mars
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Elton John
25th February 2015
The O2 Arena, London
Hosts – Ant & Dec
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – X by Ed Sheeran
British Single of the Year – Uptown Funk by Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars
British Video of the Year – You and I by One Direction
British Female Solo Artist – Paloma Faith
British Male Solo Artist – Ed Sheeran
British Group – Royal Blood
British Breakthrough Act – Sam Smith
British Producer – Paul Epworth
International Group – Foo Fighters
International Female Solo Artist – Taylor Swift
International Male Solo Artist – Pharrell Williams
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – not awarded
24th February 2016
The O2 Arena, London
Hosts – Ant & Dec
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – 25 by Adele
British Single of the Year – Hello by Adele
British Video of the Year – Drag Me Down by One Direction
British Female Solo Artist – Adele
British Male Solo Artist – James Bay
British Group – Coldplay
British Breakthrough Act – Catfish and the Bottlemen
British Producer – Charlie Andrew
International Group – Tame Impala
International Female Solo Artist – Bjork
International Male Solo Artist – Justin Bieber
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – David Bowie
22nd February 2017 
The O2 Arena, London
Hosts – Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Blackstar by David Bowie
British Single of the Year – Shout Out to My Ex by Little Mix
British Video of the Year – History by One Direction
British Female Solo Artist – Emeli Sande
British Male Solo Artist – David Bowie
British Group – The 1975
British Breakthrough Act – Rag’n’Bone Man
International Group – A Tribe Called Quest
International Female Solo Artist – Beyonce
International Male Solo Artist – Drake
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Robbie Williams
21st February 2018 
The O2 Arena, London
Host – Jack Whitehall
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Gang Signs & Prayer by Stormzy
British Single of the Year – Human by Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
British Video of the Year – Sign of the Times by Harry Styles
British Female Solo Artist – Dua Lipa
British Male Solo Artist – Stormzy
British Group – Gorillaz
British Breakthrough Act – Dua Lipa
British Producer – Steve Mac
International Group – Foo Fighters
International Female Solo Artist – Lorde
International Male Solo Artist – Kendrick Lamar
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – not awarded
20th February 2019 
The O2 Arena, London
Host – Jack Whitehall
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships by The 1975
British Single of the Year – One Kiss by Dua Lipa and Calvin Harris
British Video of the Year – Woman Like Me by Little Mix
British Female Solo Artist – Jorja Smith
British Male Solo Artist – George Ezra
British Group – The 1975
British Breakthrough Act – Tom Walker
British Producer – Calvin Harris
International Group – The Carters
International Female Solo Artist – Ariana Grande
International Male Solo Artist – Drake
Outstanding Contribution to Music Winner – Pink
18th February 2020 
The O2 Arena, London
Hosts – Jack Whitehall and Alice Levine
Brit Award Winners:
British Album of the Year – Psychodrama by Dave
Song of the Year – Someone You Loved by Lewis Capaldi
British Female Solo Artist – Mabel
British Male Solo Artist – Stormzy
British Group – Foals
Best New Artist – Lewis Capaldi
International Female Solo Artist – Billie Eilish
International Male Solo Artist – Tyler the Creator
Rising Star Award – Celeste

 

Published Feb 18, 2020 @ 7:40 pm – Updated – May 1, 2020 @ 3:45 pm

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