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Winners of the Brit Awards

The Brits are an annual award for the best of British pop music. Winners are decided by votes amongst a panel of record industry judges and some categories are voted by members of the public.

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Past British Brit Award Winning Acts




A list of Brit award winners including best British male and female solo artists and best British groups. There are several other award caregories however, due to space limits I've only listed the most important ones.

Year Best Male
Solo Artist
Best Female
Solo Artist
Best Group
2006James Blunt KT TunstallKaiser Chiefs
2005The Streets Joss StoneFranz Ferdinand
2004Daniel BedingfieldDidoThe Darkness
2003Robbie WilliamsMs DynamiteColdplay
2002Robbie WilliamsDidoTravis
2001Robbie WilliamsSoniqueColdplay
2000Tom JonesBeth OrtonTravis
1999Robbie WilliamsDes'reeManic Street Preachers
1998Finley QuayeShola AmaThe Verve
1997George MichaelGabrielleManic Street Preachers
1996Paul WellerAnnie LennoxOasis
1995Paul WellerEddie ReaderBlur
1994StingDina CarrollStereo MC's
1993Mick HucknallAnnie LennoxSimply Red
1992SealLisa StansfieldThe KLF &
Simply Red (Joint Winners)
1991Elton JohnLisa StansfieldThe Cure
1990Phil CollinsAnnie LennoxFine Young Cannibals
1989Phil CollinsAnnie LennoxErasure
1988George MichaelAlison MoyetPet Shop Boys
1987Peter GabrielKate BushFive Star
1986Phil CollinsAnnie LennoxDire Straits
1985Paul YoungAlison MoyetWham
1984David BowieAnnie LennoxCulture Club
1983Paul McCartneyKim WildeDire Straits
1982Cliff RichardRandy CrawfordThe Police
1977Cliff RichardShirley BasseyThe Beatles

Brit Award Winning British Singles and Albums

A list of past British singles and albums that won a Brit award.

Year Best British Single Best British Album
2006Coldplay - Speed of SoundColdplay - X&Y
2005Will Young - Your GameKeane - Hopes and Fears
2004Dido - White FlagThe Darkness - Permission to Land
2003Liberty X - Just a LittleColdplay - A Rush of Blood to the Head
2002S Club 7 - Don't Stop MovinDido - No Angel
2001Robbie Williams - Rock DJColdplay - Parachutes
2000Robbie Williams - She's the OneTravis - The Man Who
1999Robbie Williams - AngelsManic Street Preachers - This is My Truth Tell Me Yours
1998All Saints - Never EverThe Verve - Urban Hymns
1997Spice Girls - WannabeManic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go
1996Take That - Back for GoodOasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory
1995Blur - ParklifeBlur - Parklife
1994Take That - PrayStereo MC's - Connected
1993Take That - Could it be MagicAnnie Lennox - Diva
1992Queen - These Are The Days Of Our LivesSeal - Seal
1991Depeche Mode - Enjoy the SilenceGeorge Michael - Listen Without Prejudice
1990Phil Collins - Another Day In ParadiseFine Young Cannibals - The Raw And The Cooked
1989Fairground Attraction - PerfectFairground Attraction - First Of A Million Kisses
1988Rick Astley - Never Gonna Give You UpSting - Nothing Like The Sun
1987Pet Shop Boys - West End GirlsDire Straits - Brothers in Arms
1986Tears For Fears -
Everybody Wants To Rule The World
no award
1985Frankie Goes to Hollywood - RelaxSade - Diamond Life
1984Culture Club - Karma Chameleonno award
1983Dexy's Midnight Runners - Come On EileenBarbara Streisand - Love Songs
(This year award called Best Selling Album)
1982no awardAdam and the Ants - Kings Of The Wild Frontier
1977Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
& Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
(joint winners)
The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Brit Award Winning International Music Acts

A list of past Brit award winning musical acts from countries outside the UK. Including best male and female solo artist and best band. For some years no brits were awarded for these categories.

Year Best Male
Solo Artist
Best Female
Solo Artist
Best Group
2006Kanye WestMadonnaGreen Day
2005EminemGwen StefaniScissor Sisters
2004Justin TimberlakeBeyonceWhite Stripes
2003EminemPinkRed Hot Chilli Peppers
2002ShaggyKylie MinogueDestiny's Child
2001EminemMadonnaU2
2000BeckMacy GrayTLC
1999BeckNatalie ImbrugliaThe Corrs
1998Jon Bon JoviBjorkU2
1997BeckSheryl CrowThe Fugees
1996PrinceBjorkBon Jovi
1995PrinceK.D. LangR.E.M.
1994Lenny KravitzBjorkCrowded House
1993no awardno awardR.E.M.
1992no awardno awardR.E.M.
1991Michael HutchenceSinead O'ConnorINXS
1990no awardno awardU2
1989Michael JacksonTracey ChapmanU2
1988no awardno awardU2
1987no awardno awardThe Bangles
1986Bruce Springsteenno awardHuey Lewis & The News
1985no awardno awardPrince & The Revolutions
1984no awardno awardMichael Jackson
1983no awardno awardKid Creole & the Coconuts
1982no awardno awardno award
1977no awardno awardno award
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