Highlights of the BRIT Awards 2017
The annual BRIT Awards commemorate some of Britain’s finest in the music industry. This year the ceremony boasted of some grand performances and some very well deserved awards. We give you a lowdown of all the biggest moments that went down!
Little Mix Opened the Show with a Bang
Little Mix put on a phenomenal performance of their song Shout Out to My Ex after being carried onto stage on chariots pulled by men covered in silver paint.
Katy Perry had Dancing Houses
Katy Perry performed her new song Chained to the Rhythm with backup dancers wearing costumes of houses (one of the said dancing houses fell of the stage.)
Simon Cowell had a Spotlight Stealing Moment
Simon Cowell, a key factor in the formation of boy band One Direction, interrupted Liam Payne as he accepted the award for the British Artist of the Year on behalf of his band.
Coldplay Pays a Tribute to George Michael
Chris Martin performed A Different Corner in memory of George Michael, who died last Christmas.
An Epic Collaboration
Coldplay and the Chainsmokers joined hands to premiere their first ever live performance of their much-awaited collaboration Something Like This.
Best of Both Years?
Rag’n’Bone Man won the award for Best British Breakthrough, AND the BRITs Critics Choice. The former is an award that celebrates artists who have already done big things in the previous 12 months, and the latter is given to emerging artists tipped to do big things in the following 12 months.
The 1975 Made Their Mark
The four-man rock band from Manchester, The 1975 stole the show with their performance of a gospel-choir backed rendition of The Sound. They also took home their first ever BRIT Award for Best British Group.