Adele won four BRIT Awards, with the XL/Beggars artiste picking up British Female Artist, British Single, Album Of The Year and the BRITs Global Success Awards. Bjork picked up Best International Female Solo Artist. Her last album, Vulnicura, is signed to One Little Indian in the UK.
Australia's Tame Impala (Modular Recordings/UMG) won Best International Group and UMG's wins included British Breakthrough Act (Catfish & The Bottlemen), British Male Solo Artist (James Bay), Best International Male Solo Artist (Justin Bieber) and the Critics' Choice Award for Jack Garratt. Coldplay won the BRIT for Best British Group, One Direction won best video for 'Drag Me Down' and Charlie Andrew won best producer. David Bowie was posthumously honoured with the Icon Award.