Marina And The Diamonds and Delphic were also shortlisted
The singer-songwriter won the award ahead of Delphic and Marina And The Diamonds, who were also shortlisted. Goulding won the award after votes from a panel of music industry and media experts were clocked up.
Goulding will perform at the BRITs ceremony at Earls Court in London on February 16, 2010.
Florence And The Machine won the award last year.