Leeds rock band Kaiser Chiefs were the big winners at Wednesday night's Brit Awards, going home with three prizes.
Coldplay won two prizes - best single and album - and singer Chris Martin hinted he would take a break from the limelight.
US hip-hop star Kanye West won best international male artist - and had plenty of friends to share his joy with.
Former Army captain James Blunt was another big winner, taking best pop act and best British male.
Prince rolled back the years for his first live appearance at the Brits since 1997.
Madonna won best international female after another successful year.
US socialite Paris Hilton was a guest at the Brits, presenting the best international album award, won by Green Day.
Gorillaz enlisted a choir of schoolchildren to help perform their track Dirty Harry.
American pop star Kelly Clarkson did not win an award, but her live performance still wowed the Brits crowd.
Broadcaster Chris Evans presented the show - but some of his jokes fell flat on the night.