Amy Winehouse wins British Female Solo Artist BRIT

Plus Nelly Furtado wins International Female Solo Artist

Amy Winehouse has won the BRIT for Best Female Solo Artist at the ceremony in Earl’s Court tonight (February 14).

She was presented with the award by Radio 1‘s Jo Whiley, declaring “I’m just happy my mum and dad are here” as she accepted the prize.

The full nominations were:

Amy Winehouse

Corinne Bailey Rae


Lily Allen

Nerina Pallot

Meanwhile, Nelly Furtado has won the BRIT for International Female Solo Artist. Kaiser Chiefs singer Ricky Wilson presented the award.

“Yeah! I finally got a BRIT,” she told the audience. “I’ve always wanted to be here since I saw all the greats like Oasis and Blur… All my favourite bands are from here!”

The full nominations were:


Cat Power

Christina Aguilera

Nelly Furtado


To see the full winners of this year’s awards which saw Arctic Monkeys and The Killers lead the way just click on the links below:

British Live Act

British And International Breakthrough

British and International Male Solo

British and International Female Solo

British Group

International Album

International Group

British Single

British Album