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Dua Lipa and Stormzy bring politics to the Brits

Dua Lipa and Stormzy bring politics to the Brits

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Grime artist Stormzy and singer Dua Lipa were the main winners at the Brit Awards, both claiming two awards each.But the night will also be remembered for a moving tribute to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, as well as stars carrying white roses in support of victims of sexual harassment.Stormzy won British male solo artist and British album categories and used his performance to attack Theresa May over the Grenfell Tower fire.Video:Stormzy on the attack over GrenfellIn the evening's final performance, he rapped: "Yo Theresa May, where's the money for Grenfell?"What, you thought we just forgot about Grenfell? You criminals, and you've got the cheek to call us savages, you should do some jail time, you should pay some damages, you should burn your house down and see if you can m...
Jack Whitehall: I asked for the Chuckle Brothers at the Brits

Jack Whitehall: I asked for the Chuckle Brothers at the Brits

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Media playback is unsupported on your deviceHe's had his own Netflix stand-up special, chat show and a host of notable acting roles.Now Jack Whitehall is taking on a new challenge - hosting this year's Brit Awards.The comedian and actor, who is currently starring in Sky's Bounty Hunters, says he's expecting the unexpected.We spoke to him ahead of Wednesday's ceremony to discuss grime, the nature of live TV and.... the Chuckle Brothers.It's a long-held tradition that comedians host the Brits - James Corden, Russell Brand and Peter Kay having all taken the helm in recent years.For Jack, it's not about competing for laughs though - it's more about simply getting through the show."I'm worried about the Brits because it's such a high-profile show," he says."It's live, anything can happen - and ...
Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

Dua Lipa beats Sheeran in Brits nominations

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Pop artist Dua Lipa has beaten Ed Sheeran for most nominations at this year's Brit Awards.The 22-year-old's self-titled album won the most nods, including British female solo artist, british single, album of the year, video of the year and breakthrough act.Sheeran's Divide album emulated Dua Lipa's score minus the breakthrough act, which he no longer qualifies for.Image:Stormzy is among the most nominated artistsGorillaz, the xx, Liam Gallagher, Sampha, Wolf Alice, Stormzy, Kate Tempest, Harry Styles and Jessie Ware are among the British musicians up for awards.In the international categories, Bjork, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, Drake, LCD Soundsystem, HAIM, Arcade Fire, Alice Wolf, The Killers, and Alicia Keys have been nominated.Liam Payne, who was nominated for best British single ...