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Last Updated: Thursday February 21 2008 11:39 GMT

In pictures: Stars shine at Brit Awards

Helen with Kelly Rowland

All the top names were at the Brit Awards, which are seen as the Oscars of the music industry. NR presenter Helen got the gossip from the red carpet. Here she is with Kelly Rowland.

Girls Aloud

Girls Aloud, minus Nadine Coyle, smile for the cameras. They were up for the best group prize but lost out to the Arctic Monkeys.

Helen with Lemar

Helen caught up with new dad Lemar. There were loads of big names at the London ceremony including Doctor Who star David Tennant and Bionic Woman actress Michelle Ryan.


Teenager soul singer Adele - in the charts with Chasing Pavements - won the critics' choice award.

The Hoosiers

Nifty outfits! The Hoosiers were nominated for best single for Worried About Ray but the award was taken by Take That for Shine, after a public vote on the night.

The Osbournes

The Osbournes - Ozzy, Sharon, Kelly and Jack - were hosts of the glitzy event. A special prize for outstanding contribution to music was given to former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney.

Leona Lewis

X factor winner Leona Lewis who performed her hit Bleeding Love, failed to scoop any awards, despite being nominated for four.

Rihanna and the Klaxons

American star Rihanna performed with the Klaxons. She missed out on best international artist to Kylie.

Kanye West

And Kanye West scooped the international male solo artist prize, but as he couldn't make it to the show he appeared on a satellite link-up. Looking good Kanye!

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