Brit Awards 2009

Kanye West deemed Best International Male at the Brits

Rapper accepts his award via pre-recorded video speech

Mika wins the British Breakthrough Act award at the Brit Awards 2008

High-voiced singer takes home the gong after performing at the event

Adele receives Critics’ Choice award at the Brits

Singer presented with the new award for 2008

Take That win Best British Live Act award at Brit Awards

Gary Barlow and co. take home the first gong of the evening

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We'll have full coverage of the bash this evening (February 20)