Wednesday, February 18, 2009

18 Feb: Duffy wins 3 Brit Awards!

From here.
Duffy crowned her first year of chart conquests by p off a hat-trick of awards at the Brit Awards tonight.

Her haul of prizes included the most prestigious award of best British album for her debut release Rockferry, beating acts such as Elbow and Radiohead. She also beat Coldplay who, despite having the biggest selling album in the world last year with Viva La Vida Or Death And All His Friends, left the event at London's Earl's Court empty-handed.

Duffy also put in an impressive performance with one of the most baffling acceptance speeches of the night as she picked up the first award of the night - best British female award - at the event in London’s Earl’s Court.

Collecting the prize from comic Simon Pegg, she told guests: “Thank you so much – it’s a real honour to be here. British female? I don’t know what that means. I suppose it’s a good job my mum didn’t have a boy’.

She landed her second award when she beat acts such as Last Shadow Puppets to collect the best British breakthrough prize. "I don't mean to be greedyand take another one home with me," she said. "I truly can't tell you how much this means to me."

And Duffy completed her hat trick with the final award of the night when she took the best album prize. "I can't tell you how much this means after five years. Thank you so much."

The winners in full are as follows:
British Male Solo Artist - Paul Weller
British Female Solo Artist - Duffy
British Breakthrough Act - Duffy
British Group - Elbow
British Live Act - Iron Maiden
British Single - Girls Aloud - The Promise
Mastercard British Album - Rockferry by Duffy
International Album - Only By The Night by Kings of Leon
International Male Solo Artist - Kanye West
International Female Solo Artist - Katy Perry
International Group - Kings of Leon
Critics' Choice - Florence and The MAChine
Outstanding Contribution To Music - Pet Shop Boys.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well done Duffy!Congratulations!