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Brit Awards 2008: The winners
Arctic Monkeys
Country life: The Arctic Monkeys took two awards

This year's Brit Awards have been handed out at Earls Court in London.

Best British male: Mark Ronson
Also nominated: Jamie T, Mika, Newton Faulkner, Richard Hawley

Best British female: Kate Nash
Also nominated: Bat For Lashes, KT Tunstall, Leona Lewis, PJ Harvey

Best British album: Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
Also nominated: Leona Lewis - Spirit, Mark Ronson - Version, Mika - Life In Cartoon Motion, Take That - Beautiful World

Best British group: Arctic Monkeys
Also nominated: Editors, Girls Aloud, Kaiser Chiefs, Take That
Kate Nash
Kate Nash took home the award for best British female artist

Best British breakthrough act: Mika
Also nominated: Bat For Lashes, Kate Nash, Klaxons, Leona Lewis
(Winner chosen by BBC Radio 1 listeners)

Best British live act: Take That
Also nominated: Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Klaxons, Muse
(Winner chosen by BBC Radio 2 listeners)

British single: Take That - Shine
Also nominated: Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love, Mika - Grace Kelly, Mark Ronson Ft Amy Winehouse - Valerie, The Hoosiers - Worried About Ray
(Winner chosen by a live public vote on the night)

International male solo artist: Kanye West
Also nominated: Bruce Springsteen, Michael Buble, Rufus Wainwright, Timbaland

International female solo artist: Kylie Minogue
Also nominated: Alicia Keys, Bjork, Feist, Rihanna

International group: Foo Fighters
Also nominated: Arcade Fire, Eagles, Kings of Leon, White Stripes

International album: Foo Fighters - Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Also nominated: Arcade Fire - Neon Bible, Eagles - Long Road Out Of Eden, Kings of Leon - Because Of The Times, Kylie Minogue - X

Critics' choice: Adele

Outstanding contribution to music: Sir Paul McCartney

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