2015 BRIT Awards Recap

Kaitlyn Corwin, Semi-Professional Anglophile

On Wednesday 25th at 8:00 EST, the MasterCard 2015 BRIT Awards were broadcasted live around the world from the O2 Arena in London. It was a star studded evening hosted by British comedy duo Ant and Dec, with performances by Madonna, Kanye West, and many of this year’s nominees. This year’s winners include:

British Artist Video of the Year: One Direction, “You and I”

British Breakthrough Act: Sam Smith

Mastercard British Album: Ed Sheeran, X

British Female Solo Artist: Paloma Faith

British Male Solo Artist: Ed Sheeran

British Group: Royal Blood

International Male Solo Artist: Pharrell Williams

International Female Solo Artist: Taylor Swift

International Group: Foo Fighters

Critics’ Choice Awards: James Bay

British Producer: Paul Epworth

British Single: Mark Ronson ft Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”

British Global Success Award: Sam Smith


The interactive infographic below will give you the inside scoop on this year’s BRIT ceremonies. Interested and want to read more? Check out the show’s website here.