February 16, 2006 03:16:57 GMT
Kaiser Chiefs, KT Tunstall and James Blunt cleaned up at the Brit Awards on a night of triumph for new talent
Music Rock act Kaiser Chiefs dominated the annual Brit Awards held Wednesday Feb 15th at the cavernous Earls Court exhibition centre in west London. The rockers picked home 3 awards all at once, which among others include British Rock Act, British Live Act, and British Group awards.
Also a big winner at the prestigious event was James Blunt who won the categories of Pop Act and British Male Solo Artist. Also winning two awards was Green Day, mainly for the categories of International Group and International Album for "American Idiot", and Coldplay who won the British Single for their "Speed Of Sound" and MasterCard British Album for "X&Y."
In the meantime, Lemar won the British Urban Act prize, Kanye West brought home the International Male Solo Artist award, while Arctic Monkeys was named British Breakthrough Artist and KT Tunstall was named British Female Artist. Madonna, on the other hand, dubbed International Female Solo Artist whereas Paul Weller was handed the Outstanding Contribution award and Jack Johnson was granted the International Breakthrough Act award. Click on http://brits.co.uk/artists/nominees2006.php for further details.