The 2010 BRIT Awards recognized international trendsetters in its 30th ceremony, held Tuesday, February 16 at London’s Earls Court Arena. Lady Gaga underscored her past year of world domination with three big wins: International Breakthrough Act, International Album for The Fame, and International Female Solo Artist, while numerous other BMI singing and songwriting pacesetters also enjoyed overwhelming recognition.
Singer/songwriter Lily Allen was named top British Female Solo Artist, while Dizzee Rascal took home the same honor in the male category. Kasabian earned British Group honors, and indie rock tour-de-force Florence & the Machine garnered the Mastercard British Album of the year prize for their acclaimed LP Lungs. Ellie Goulding received the coveted Critic’s Choice award, while Paul Epworth, whose résumé includes helming the boards for Florence & the Machine, was named British Producer of the year.
JLS also made a strong showing, winning British Breakthrough Act bragging rights. Read more about JLS in BMI MusicWorld.
Oasis’ ground-shaking (What’s The Story) Morning Glory was named BRITs Album Of 30 Years, underscoring the reverberating potency of the band’s sophomore release.
For a complete list of 2010 BRIT Award winners, please visit www.brits.co.uk.
2010 BMI BRIT Award Winners
British Female Solo Artist
Lily Allen (PRS)
British Male Solo Artist
Dizzee Rascal (PRS)
British Breakthrough Act
Mastercard British Album
Florence & the Machine (PRS)
Ellie Goulding (PRS)
BRITs Album Of 30 Years
(What’s The Story) Morning Glory
International Female Solo Artist
International Breakthrough Act
Paul Epworth (PRS)