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Brits 2005: The winners
Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos
Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos brandishes one of his two awards
The winners at the 2005 Brit Awards, held at Earl's Court, London.

British male solo artist: The Streets
Also nominated: Jamie Cullum, Lemar, Morrissey, The Streets, Will Young.

British female solo artist: Joss Stone
Also nominated: Amy Winehouse, Jamelia, Natasha Bedingfield, PJ Harvey.

British album: Keane - Hopes and Fears
Also nominated: Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand, , Muse - Absolution, Snow Patrol - Final Straw, The Streets - A Grand Don't Come For Free.

British group: Franz Ferdinand
Also nominated: Kasabian, Keane, Muse, Snow Patrol.

British rock act: Franz Ferdinand
Also nominated: Kasabian, Muse, Snow Patrol, The Libertines.(Chosen by Kerrang! TV viewers)

British urban act: Joss Stone
Dizzee Rascal, Jamelia, Lemar, The Streets.
(Voted for by MTV Base viewers)

Pop act: McFly
Also nominated: Avril Lavigne, Girls Aloud, Natasha Bedingfield, Westlife.
(Promoted by ITV1's CD:UK, The Sun, O2 and Samsung)

British breakthrough act: Keane
Also nominated: Franz Ferdinand, Joss Stone, Keane, Natasha Bedingfield,The Zutons. (Chosen by BBC Radio 1 listeners)

International breakthrough act: Scissor Sisters
Also nominated: Jet, Kanye West, Killers, Maroon 5.

British live act: Muse
Also nominated: Franz Ferdinand, Jamie Cullum, Kasabian, The Libertines.

British single: Will Young - Your Game
Also nominated: Band Aid 20 - Do They Know It's Christmas?, Jamelia - Thank You, LMC vs U2 - Take Me To The Clouds Above, Shapeshifters - Lola's Theme, George Michael - Amazing, Keane - Everybody's Changing, Natasha Bedingfield - These Words, The Streets - Dry Your Eyes, Sugababes - In The Middle.
(Voted for by commercial radio listeners)

International male solo artist: Eminem
Also nominated: Brian Wilson, Kanye West, Tom Waits, Usher.

International female solo artist: Gwen Stefani
Also nominated: Alicia Keys, Anastacia, Kelis, Kylie Minogue.

International group: Scissor Sisters
Also nominated: Green Day, Maroon 5, OutKast, U2.

International album: Scissor Sisters - Scissor Sisters
Also nominated: Killers - Hot Fuss, Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane, OutKast - Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below, U2 - How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb.

Brits 25 best song award: Robbie Williams - Angels
Also nominated: Joy Division - Love Will Tear Us Apart, Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights, Queen - We Are Champions, Robbie Williams - Angels, Will Young - Leave Right Now.
(Voted for by BBC Radio 2 listeners)

Outstanding contribution to music: Bob Geldof




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