BRITs 2019: The 1975 and Calvin Harris are the big winners of the night

Mail Online | 2/20/2019 | Charlotte Dean For Mailonline
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The 1975 and Calvin Harris were the big winners at the BRIT Awards on Wednesday, each taking home two prizes.

However Dua Lipa, who had been nominated four times for this year's awards ceremony, only took home one award from the event after she failed to bag awards in the other three categories.

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The Give Yourself A Try hitmakers - made up of Matty Healy, Ross MacDonald, George Daniel, and Adam Hann -scooped the prestigious Best Album award for A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships.

They also managed to bag the best British Band gong, which they previously won in 2017, beating out the Arctic Monkeys and thanking them for being 'inspiring and relevant' during their acceptance speech.

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He said whilst collecting the gong: 'Thank you so much. We're so humbled by this award, thank you everybody. Thank you to the BRITs, to everyone involved. Arctic Monkeys, for still being such an inspiring and relevant band in 2019, I know how hard that is. Thank you to my beautiful girlfriend for letting me write that stuff down. Thank you to all of our partners. This is mad, thank you so much, we love you!'

Ahead of their big wins the band were surrounded by fix claims, after the BRITs were hit by the claims after the results of two of the awards were released before the show had aired.

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Earlier on Wednesday one eagle-eyed fan spotted that an advert played on UKTV referred to the band as BRIT Winners and revealed that they had been awarded the Best British Group and Album Of The Year awards.

Sharing a clip of the advert, the social media user said: 'Here be the evidence. That's either a massive marketing ****-up or management for The 1975 somehow knew already.. Anyway BRITs fans, spoiler alert, The 1975 win things'.

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