BRITs 2016: Adele Dominates Winners List With Four
would have become the most-awarded artist in a single BRIT Awards ceremony had it not been for . The “Hello” singer nabbed four prizes including Best Album on the Wednesday, February 24 ceremony of 2016 BRIT Awards held at The O2 in London.
“To come back after so long away and be so warmly received means so much,” Adele said. “And to all the other girls that are nominated, Thank you for letting me be in your company. You’re all incredible, you’re all amazing and it’s a privilege to be alongside you.”
The 27-year-old singer took home British Female Solo Artist, British Single for “Hello”, British Album of the Year for “” and Global Success Award. “I bet you’re all f**king bored of me,” Adele said in between sniffles after accepting her third award. She equaled ‘s BRIT Awards success in 1995 by collecting four prizes.
Adele also used her acceptance award to show her support for who is in the middle of a legal war against her longtime producer Dr. Luke. After thanking her label and management, Adele said during her Best Female victory speech, “I’d also like to take this moment to publicly support Kesha.”
Meanwhile, One Direction beat Adele in the category of British Artist Video of the Year, which is fan-voted. “We’ve been away for a little while, so it’s been a bit like getting back on a bike tonight,” said said, referring to the group’s hiatus which began late last year. Their space-themed video of “Drag Me Down” beat Adele’s video for “Hello” and ‘s visuals for “Photograph” among others.
Another winner of the night was who picked up International Male Solo Artist. “Man, I’m shaking right now,” the Canadian singer said, adding “Life is a journey. Everyone has their ups and downs.” Other winners of the night include , and .
Full Winners List of 2016 BRIT Awards:
- British Female Solo Artist:
- British Male Solo Artist:
- International Group:
- British Single: – “Hello”
- British Group:
- International Male Solo artist:
- British Breakthrough Act: Catfish and the Bottlemen
- BRITs Global Success Award:
- International Female Solo Artist:
- British Artist Video Of The Year: – “Drag Me Down”
- Mastercard British Album Of The Year: – “”