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    Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:55:55

    Duffy, Kings of Leon Accept an Armful of Brit Awards - Five in total

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    The 2009 Brit Awards were held in London on Wednesday night, with Duffy leading the way with awards for best British female, best British breakthrough act and best British album (Rockferry). Kings of Leon came in second with two nods—one for best international group and best international album (Only By the Night). Other keys winners included Kanye West (best international male), Katy Perry (best international female) and Iron Maiden (best live act). Meanwhile, Coldplay went home empty-handed despite being nominated in four categories.

    Here's the full rundown of winners:
    - Best British female winner: Duffy
    - Best international female winner: Katy Perry
    - Best British breakthrough act (Winner chosen by BBC Radio 1 listeners): Duffy
    - Best international group winner: Kings of Leon
    - Best British male winner: Paul Weller
    - Best international album winner: Kings of Leon, Only by the Night
    - Best British live act (Winner chosen by BBC Radio 2 listeners): Iron Maiden
    - Best British group winner: Elbow
    - Critics' Choice: Florence and the Machine
    - Best international male winner: Kanye West
    - Best British single (Decided by live public phone-in): Girls Aloud, "The Promise"
    - Mastercard Best British Album winner: Duffy, Rockferry
    - Producer of the year: Bernard Butler
    - Outstanding Contribution to Music: Pet Shop Boys

    —The ARTISTdirect Staff

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