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Last Updated: Wednesday February 17 2010 19:43 GMT

Lady Gaga wins big at the Brit Awards

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Ricky gets the gossip at the Brits

New York singer Lady Gaga picked up three awards at one of the most important nights of the year in the music industry - the Brit Awards.

She won international female solo artist, international breakthrough act and best international album.

It was also a great night for JLS, who won two of the three awards they were nominated for.

They took the crown for best British breakthrough act and best British single for Beat Again.

JLS also performed at the Brits

Robbie Williams performed a mix of some of his best songs as he appeared on stage to pick up a lifetime achievement award.

Prince Harry played his part too, with a special video message to wish the Brit Awards a happy 30th birthday.

What are the Brits?

The awards are the British equivalent of the Grammys, with most winners selected by a vote by more than 1,000 members of the music industry.

It's not just about prizes either. 'Brit' stands for British Record Industry Trust which funds young people in the arts, mostly though the Brit School in London.