They bagged International Album, International Breakthrough Act and International Group which must have pissed off Bono no end. Everyone's favourite Elton John impersonators performed 'Take Your Mama' live at the ceremony. Frontman Jake Shears (pictured) was dressed up like a dungaree-wearing chicken. We shit you not.
Those picking up a pair each were Franz Ferdinand who won British Rock Act and British Group, which they dedicated to John Peel; Keane bagged British Album and British Breakthrough Act; and Joss Stone scored British Female Solo Artist and British Urban Act.
Robbie Williams' soppy ballad Angels scored the Brits 25 Best Song Award seeing off Kate Bush & Joy Division among others. He was presented with his award by Little Britain's Matt Lucas and David Walliams, dressed as his former Take That colleagues Gary Barlow and Howard Donald, leading him to quip he was "always the talented man of the band". The 'Robster' also performed the winning song live as a duet with double winning Joss Stone. This is the 15th Brit Williams has won: he's now got 11 as a solo artist and four with Take That. He probably took Joss Stone home too.
Meanwhile, The Streets' Mike Skinner, who sang 'Dry Your Eyes' at the ceremony, failed to pick up his British Male Solo Artist Award because he was in the bog, leaving a bemused band mate to give the acceptance speech. Seriously.
We don't know if Pete Doherty turned up or not. He should have been tucked up at home in bed by 10pm 'cos that's when his curfew kicks in. Plus, we wouldn't have wanted him to steal the limelight from Robbie Williams. Alledgedly.
Anyway, here's those Brit Awards winners - and losers - in full:
Brits 25 best song award (Voted for by BBC Radio 2 listeners):
Robbie Williams Angels
Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart
Queen We Are The Champions
Will Young Leave Right Now
British breakthrough artist (Chosen by BBC Radio 1 listeners):
British rock act (chosen by Kerrang! TV viewers):
British live act:
Keane Hopes and Fears
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Snow Patrol Final Straw
The Streets A Grand Don't Come For Free
British single (Voted for by commerical radio listeners):
Will Young Your Game
Band Aid 20 Do They Know It's Christmas?,
Natasha Bedingfield These Words
Jamelia Thank You,
Keane Everybody's Changing
LMC vs U2 Take Me To The Clouds Above
George Michael Amazing
Shapeshifters Lola's Theme
The Streets Dry Your Eyes
Sugababes In The Middle
Pop act: (Promoted by ITV1's CD:UK, The Sun, O2 and Samsung)
British male solo artist:
British female solo artist:
British urban act (Voted for by MTV Base viewers):
International breakthrough act:
Scissor Sisters Scissor Sisters
Killers Hot Fuss
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
OutKast Speakerboxxx/ The Love Below
U2 How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb
International male solo artist:
International female solo artist:
Outstanding contribution to music:
DiS-cuss: Did Scissor Sisters deserve to win three? Is Joss Stone really 'urban'? Are 'commerical radio listeners' really that stupid? Does anyone give a shit anyway?