The 2007 Brit Awards was the 27th edition of the biggest annual pop music awards in the United Kingdom. They are run by the British Phonographic Industry and took place on 14 February 2007 at the Earls Court in London. The show, when broadcast, attracted 5.43 million viewers. The ceremony was hosted by Russell Brand, with Fearne Cotton interviewing winners backstage, and the voiceover by Tom Baker. The show was supposedly being broadcast live for the first time since 1989, on ITV1; however, it was revealed to have been on a 30-second tape delay. The sound occasionally dropped out, apparently in an attempt to censor strong language ("fuck" was always censored), although swearing by Liam Gallagher, Simon Pegg, Mark Owen and host Brand was nonetheless audible on the broadcast. The pre-show was called The BRITs Red Carpet, and was hosted by Lauren Laverne, Matt Willis, Alesha Dixon and Russell Howard. The show that followed was called The BRITs Encore.
1 Performances 2 Winners and nominees
2.1 Outstanding Contribution to Music
3.1 Russell Brand
4 References 5 External links
Scissor Sisters "I Don't Feel Like Dancing"
Snow Patrol "Chasing Cars"
Amy Winehouse "Rehab"
The Killers "When You Were Young"
Take That "Patience"
Red Hot Chili Peppers "Dani California"
Corinne Bailey Rae "Put Your Records On"
Oasis Cigarettes & Alcohol" "The Meaning of Soul "Morning Glory" "Don't Look Back in Anger" "Rock 'n' Roll Star"
Winners and nominees
British Album of the Year (presented by Sean Bean) British Single of the Year (presented by Alan Carr)
Arctic Monkeys – Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Amy Winehouse – Back to Black Lily Allen – Alright, Still Muse – Black Holes and Revelations Snow Patrol – Eyes Open
Take That – "Patience"
Razorlight – "America" Snow Patrol – "Chasing Cars" The Feeling – "Fill My Little World" Will Young – "All Time Love" James Morrison – "You Give Me Something" eliminated on Round 2 Leona Lewis – "A Moment Like This" eliminated on Round 2 Lily Allen – "Smile" eliminated on Round 2 Corinne Bailey Rae – "Put Your Records On" eliminated on Round 1 Sandi Thom – "I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker" eliminated on Round 1 The Kooks – "She Moves in Her Own Way" eliminated on Round 1
British Male Solo Artist (presented by Joss Stone) British Female Solo Artist (presented by Jo Whiley)
Jarvis Cocker Lemar Paolo Nutini Thom Yorke
Corinne Bailey Rae Jamelia Lily Allen Nerina Pallot
British Group (presented by Anthony Head) British Breakthrough Act (presented by Jarvis Cocker)
Kasabian Muse Razorlight Snow Patrol
Corinne Bailey Rae James Morrison The Kooks Lily Allen
British Live Act (presented by Keith Allen) International Album (presented by Nick Frost and Simon Pegg)
George Michael Guillemots Kasabian Robbie Williams
The Killers – Sam's Town
Bob Dylan – Modern Times Gnarls Barkley – St. Elsewhere Justin Timberlake – FutureSex/LoveSounds Scissor Sisters – Ta-Dah
International Male Solo Artist (presented by Erin O'Connor and Roland Mouret) International Female Solo Artist (presented by Ricky Wilson)
Beck Bob Dylan Damien Rice Jack Johnson
Beyoncé Cat Power Christina Aguilera Pink
International Group (presented by Steven Tyler and Sophie Ellis-Bextor) International Breakthrough Act (presented by Toni Collette)
The Flaming Lips Gnarls Barkley Red Hot Chili Peppers Scissor Sisters
Gnarls Barkley The Raconteurs Ray Lamontagne Wolfmother
Outstanding Contribution to Music
Oasis (presented by Russell Brand)
Christina Aguilera La cantante norteamericana pudo llevarse la famosa estatuilla, gracias a la gran popularidad de su Album Back To Basics. Tambien logro acreditarse del premio por que en ese momento ella se encontraba de gira, gira que empezo en Londres. Gano la estatuilla a Best Female Solo Artist International Moments Russell Brand Some controversy was caused by the host of the 2007 Awards ceremony, comedian Russell Brand, who made several quips relating to news stories of the time including singer Robbie Williams' entering rehab for addiction to prescription drugs, the Queen's 'naughty bits' and a fatal friendly fire incident involving a British soldier killed by American armed forces in Iraq. ITV1 received over 300 complaint calls from viewers. He would again instigate controversy the following year at the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards. References
^ ITV Teletext news story, 16 February 2007 ^ "Viewers complain over Brits jokes". BBC News. 15 February 2007. Retrieved 23 February 2008.
BRIT Awards official website
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