Coldplay, Adele & The 1975 Among Big Winners At The BBC Music Awards
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 09:37:22
The third annual awards were held at London's ExCel with the likes of Robbie Williams, Kaiser Chiefs, and Craig David performing live.
In total, only five awards were given out on the night, and Adele lead the pack, winning two of the biggest gongs; BBC Radio 2 Album of the Year, which was awarded for for her 2015 album 25, and for Song of the Year "Hello". Coldplay won the award for BBC Music British Artist of the Year, and The 1975 picked up the BBC Radio 1 Live Performance of the Year, for their cover of "What Makes You Beautiful" - the One Direction hit.
Adele and Coldplay were both absent from the ceremony, both artists submitted acceptance speeches. Adele granted Robbie Williams permission to accept her Album of the Year Award, while Coldplay sent their message from a recent performance in Melbourne, Australia.
Adele won two gongs at last year's ceremony and has now won more BBC Music Awards than any other artist, in the event's short history. See below for a link to purchase the BBC Music Awards Album of the Year, and to watch The 1975's winning performance.
See the full list of winners below.
BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge Performance Of The Year:
Christine and the Queens - 'Sorry' (Beyoncé cover)
Craig David - 'Love Yourself' (Justin Bieber cover)
Emeli Sandé -'Hurts'
The 1975 + Live Lounge Symphony - 'What Makes You Beautiful' (One Direction cover)
Usher - 'Climax'
BBC Music British Artist of the Year:
BBC Radio 2 Album Of The Year:
Adele - 25
Coldplay - A Head Full of Dreams
Jeff Lynne's ELO - Alone in the Universe
Michael Kiwanuka - Love & Hate
Rick Astley - 50
BBC Music Awards 2016 Song of the Year:
Adele - Hello
Alessia Cara - Here
Coldplay - Hymn for the Weekend
DNCE - Cake By the Ocean
Drake ft. Kyla and Wizkid - One Dance
Justin Bieber - Sorry
Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop the Feeling!
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Naughty Boy ft. Beyoncé, Arrow Benjamin - Runnin' (Lose It All)
Rihanna ft. Drake - Work
—The ARTISTdirect Staff