Brit Awards 2022 winners: who won prizes at music awards - from Adele to Ed Sheeran and Sam Fender

Adele swept the the board at The Brit Awards 2022

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British music was celebrated in the biggest night of the year as some of the UK’s most prominent and promising artists picked up gongs at the Brit Awards 2022.

To no one's surprise, record-breaking singer-songwriter Adele swept all of her categories, while Ed Sheeran took home an award for Songwriter of the Year.

This year’s ceremony saw the first time male and female artists went head-to-head, with categories separated by genre instead of gender.

Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s winners

British Album of the Year

WINNER: Adele – 30


  • Adele – 30
  • Dave – We’re All Alone in This Together
  • Ed Sheeran – =
  • Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
  • Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under

Artist of the Year



  • Adele
  • Dave
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Little Simz
  • Sam Fender

British Group

WINNER: Wolf Alice


  • Coldplay
  • D-Block Europe
  • Little Mix
  • London Grammar
  • Wolf Alice

Best British Song

WINNER: Adele – “Easy on Me”


  • A1 x J1 – “Latest Trends”
  • Adele – “Easy on Me”
  • Anne-Marie, KSI & Digital Farm Animals – “Don’t Play”
  • Becky Hill & David Guetta – “Remember”
  • Central Cee – “Obsessed With You”
  • Dave featuring Stormzy – “Clash”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”
  • Elton John & Dua Lipa – “Cold Heart”
  • Glass Animals – “Heat Waves”
  • Joel Corry, RAYE & David Guetta – “Bed”
  • KSI – “Holiday”
  • Nathan Evans, 220 Kid & Billen Ted – “Wellerman (220 Kid x Billen Ted remix)”
  • Riton x Nightcrawlers featuring Mufasa & Hypeman – “Friday”
  • Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – “Body”
  • Tom Grennan – “Little Bit Of Love”

Best Pop/R&B Act

WINNER: Dua Lipa


  • Adele
  • Dua Lipa
  • Ed Sheeran
  • Griff
  • Joy Crookes

Best Dance Act

WINNER: Becky Hill


  • Becky Hill
  • Calvin Harris
  • Fred Again
  • Joel Corry
  • Raye

Best New Artist

WINNER: Little Simz


  • Central Cee
  • Griff
  • Joy Crookes
  • Little Simz
  • Self Esteem

Best Rock/Alternative Artist

WINNER: Sam Fender


  • Coldplay
  • Glass Animals
  • Sam Fender
  • Tom Grennan
  • Wolf Alice

Best Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act



  • AJ Tracey
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • Ghetts
  • Little Simz

International Artist of the Year

WINNER: Billie Eilish


  • Billie Eilish
  • Doja Cat
  • Lil Nas X
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Taylor Swift

International Group of the Year

WINNER: Silk Sonic


  • ABBA
  • BTS
  • Måneskin
  • Silk Sonic
  • The War On Drugs

Best International Song

WINNER: Olivia Rodrigo - “Good 4 U”


  • ATB, Topic & A7S – “Your Love (9PM)”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • CKay featuring Joeboy and Kuami Eugene – “Love Nwantiti Remix (Ah Ah Ah)”
  • Doja Cat featuring SZA – “Kiss Me More”
  • Drake featuring Lil Baby – “Girls Want Girls”
  • Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – “Heartbreak Anthem”
  • Jonasu – “Black Magic”
  • The Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – “Stay”
  • Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)”
  • Lil Tjay & 6lack – “Calling My Phone”
  • Måneskin – “I Wanna Be Your Slave”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Good 4 U”
  • Polo G – “Rapstar”
  • Tiësto – “The Business”
  • The Weeknd – “Save Your Tears

Songwriter of the Year

WINNER: Ed Sheeran

Rising Star Award

WINNER: Holly Humberstone

Producer of the Year


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