Duffy wins Best British Female Solo Artist award at the BRITs

She says she's honoured to win

Duffy beat off competition from the likes of MIA and Estelle to win the award for Best British Female Solo Artist at tonight’s (February 18) BRITs in London.

The award is the first of the night.

Welcomed onto the stage by actor Simon Pegg, the Welsh singer said she was “honoured” to be at the awards.

“It’s a real honour to be here at the BRITs 2009,” she said. “British Female, I dunno what that means! I suppose it’s lucky my mother didn’t have a boy!”

The acts nominated for Best British Female were:

Adele

Beth Rowley

Estelle

Duffy

M.I.A.

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