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Last Updated: Wednesday February 18 2009 22:26 GMT

Brit Awards 2009: Full list of winners

Kylie Minogue presented the 2009 Brit awards with James Corden and Mathew Horne

This year's Brit Award winners were announced during a special ceremony at London's Earls Court on 18 February.

Here's the lowdown on exactly who won what...

British female solo artist:

Winner: Duffy

Also nominated: Adele, Beth Rowley, Estelle, MIA

British male solo artist:

Paul Weller
Winner: Paul Weller

Also nominated: Ian Brown, James Morrison, The Streets, Will Young

British album:

Winner: Duffy

Also nominated: Coldplay - Viva La Vida or Death And All His Friends, Elbow - The Seldom Seen Kid, Radiohead - In Rainbows, The Ting Tings - We Started Nothing

British group:

Guy Garvey and Mark Potter from Elbow
Winner: Elbow

Also nominated: Coldplay, Girls Aloud, Radiohead, Take That

British breakthrough act:

Winner: Duffy

Also nominated: Adele, Last Shadow Puppets, Scouting For Girls, The Ting Tings

(Voted for by BBC Radio 1 listeners)

British live act:

Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson
Winner: Iron Maiden

Also nominated: Coldplay, Elbow, Scouting For Girls, The Verve

(Voted for by BBC Radio 2 listeners)

British single:

Nadine Coyle from Girls Aloud
Winner: Girls Aloud - The Promise

Also nominated: Coldplay - Viva La Vida, Duffy - Mercy, Leona Lewis - Better in Time, Scouting for Girls - Heartbeat

(A live public vote decided the winner on the night)

International male solo artist:

Kanye West
Winner: Kanye West

Also nominated: Beck, Neil Diamond, Jay-Z, Seasick Steve

International female solo artist:

Katy Perry
Winner: Katy Perry

Also nominated: Beyonce, Gabriella Cilmi, Pink, Santogold

International group:

Caleb and Jared Followill from Kings of Leon
Winner: Kings of Leon

Also nominated: AC/DC, Fleet Foxes, Killers, MGMT

International album:

Caleb and Jared Followill from Kings of Leon
Winner: Kings of Leon - Only By The Night

Also nominated: AC/DC - Black Ice, Fleet Foxes - Fleet Foxes, Killers - Day & Age, MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Critic's Choice

Florence and the Machine

Outstanding contribution to music:

Pet Shop Boys