David Bowie gets a posthumous two Brit Awards
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David Bowie is the big winner of the Brit Awards 2017. The singer, who in the beginning of 2016 came to death, won the prize for both best male British soloartiest as the best British album of the year, for the album Blackstar.
Duncan Jones, the son of David Bowie, took, among others, the prices in the receipt. He said that his father in particular, was “to support people who are a little bit crazy, strange or different”. He wore the award for the best album then on to everyone that “different” is.
Emeli Sandé received the award for best female British artist. Also was there during the award show extended to time taken to the big names from the music industry to commemorate that, in 2016, came to death, especially with George Michael. The singer died during Christmas last year.
Girl group Little Mix won for the first time a Brit Award. The foursome got during the ceremony, which took place in the entertainment venue The O2 in London the award for best British single.
The group received the award for the song Shout Out To My Ex, the first single from the latest album Glory Days. Little Mix, consisting of members Jade, Perry, Leigh-Ann and Jesy opened the show with the same number.
The Brit Awards are seen as the most important music awards in the United Kingdom. The award show was held for the first time in 1977.