Emeli Sandé, a emotional Scottish-born newcomer on country pop scene, emerged because the massive winner at the 2013 Brit Awards in London on weekday, winning best British feminine creative person and taking the album of the year prize for her debut “Our Version of Events,” in step with wire reports.
“This could be a dream, really,” said Ms. Sandé, United Nations agency bested Alt-J, Mumford & Sons, set up B and Paloma religion for the album prize. She thanked everybody “who created Maine desire I’m a part of one thing a lot of larger.”
Another newcomer, Ben Howard, a somber folksinger, additionally won 2 awards — for best British male creative person and British breakthrough act. recent off their success at the Grammys, wherever they won album of the year for “Babel,” the folk-rock band Mumford & Sons were best British cluster.
Most of the awards, Britain’s version of the Grammys, square measure chosen by quite one,000 musicians, critics and record trade figures, although some square measure determined by a public vote. although it's been criticized as boring within the past, the awards ceremony has become an energetic affair with a dinner for many artists and trade figures followed by a televised concert at the O2 Arena. The dance band Muse opened the show with its song “Supremacy.” Among the opposite performers were Taylor Swift and Justin Timberlake.
The Black Keys were named best international cluster, whereas Lana Del Rey took the trophy for international feminine solo creative person. (She won the international breakthrough award last year.) The international male solo trophy visited the R&B singer Frank Ocean, United Nations agency remarked it had been “definitely a protracted means from operating nutrition in New Orleans.”