Glam pop dominated the Brits in London. Three awards went to an international act for the first time in five years.
Best international solo artist, best international breakthrough act and International album went to Lady Gaga who won every category in which she was nominated.
She’s spent much of the past year at the top of the UK charts and said an emotional thank you.
“I was rejected for so long and I had such a difficult time in the music industry and I’ve always been an outsider and I would like to thank the British public for making me feel like I was part of their club.”
Lady Gaga dedicated an eerie live performance to the fashion designer Alexander McQueen, who dies last week.
British boy band JLS – who came second in the TV talent show X-Factor – finished off a successful year with Brit awards for best British group and best British single – ‘Beat Again.’
Lily Allen opened the show with an extravagant performance of “The Fear” before being crowned best British female solo artist and Robbie Williams was honoured for his outstanding contribution to music.