Tinie Tempah wins British Single prize at Brit Awards

Rapper wins second award of the night at London O2 Arena

Tinie Tempah‘s ‘Pass Out’ won the British Single prize at the Brit Awards 2011 tonight (February 15)

The rapper picked up his second award of the night at the London O2 Arena and was keen to thank collaborator Labyrinth while accepting the gong from comedian Alan Carr.

“Where’s Labyrinth?” Tempah said as he took to the stage. “I want to thank Labyrinth for being the genius who created the instrumental for ‘Pass Out’.”


The track, which was voted for by listeners of Capital FM and users of iTunes, beat off competition from tracks by the likes of Cheryl Cole, Plan B and Matt Cardle.

The other British Single nominees were:

Alexandra Burke ft Pitbull – ‘All Night Long’
Cheryl Cole – ‘Parachute’
Florence + The Machine – ‘You’ve Got The Love’
Matt Cardle – ‘When We Collide’
Olly Murs – ‘Please Don’t Let Me Go’
Plan B – ‘She Said’
Scouting For Girls – ‘This Ain’t A Love Song’
Taio Cruz – ‘Dynamite’
The Wanted – ‘All Time Low’

Stay tuned to NME.COM for the latest news from the Brit Awards 2011.

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