The BRITs Crown Coldplay Best Group





New act, Coldplay, made a splash last night in its first showing at the BRIT music awards (Britain's answer to the lame Grammys), taking home the honors for Best British Group (beating out Radiohead) and Best British Album, for Parachutes.
Fatboy Slim came away with best British Dance Act, and U2 continued their world domination picking up the award for Best International Group and was also presented with a special award recognizing their contribution to the music industry. Eminem was named best international solo artist.


The full breakdown is as follows:

BEST POP ACT:

Westlife

BEST BRITISH MALE:

Robbie Williams

BEST BRITISH FEMALE:

Sonique

BRITISH GROUP:

Coldplay

BEST BRITISH DANCE ACT:

Fatboy Slim

BEST BRITISH NEWCOMER (POP):

A1

BEST BRITISH ALBUM:

Coldplay - Parachutes

BEST BRITISH SINGLE:

Robbie Williams, "Rock DJ"

BEST BRITISH VIDEO:

Robbie Williams, "Rock DJ"

INTERNATIONAL MALE:

Eminem

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEMALE:

Madonna

INTERNATIONAL GROUP:

U2

INTERNATIONAL NEWCOMER:

Kelis

BEST SOUNDTRACK/CAST RECORDING:

American Beauty

OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION:

U2


Source: Wall of Sound

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The BRITs Crown Coldplay Best Group