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>> The King.
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David Bowie, Black Star.>> It was all about Bowie. The late musical superstar, winning two Brit awards on Wednesday night. The icon took the prizes for British male solo artist and album of the year. The pop chameleon released his last album, Black Star, days before his death from cancer in January.
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>> This award is for all the Cooks and all the people who make the Cooks.>> Riches Francis McGuire was at London's O2 arena for the ceremony.>> I've heard awards still have a great deal of relevance. I mean we look to see Adele's performance of the Brits just four or five years ago and that sorta helps set her career to go into this astronomical level of success.
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The awards, still they're a huge commercial event. Something like grime, which might not necessarily get quite as much exposure on the radio, tonight it manages to go in front of a huge televised audience. So yeah, the Brit Awards you still have significant weight and can help an artist Korea to develop.
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>> The evening Seoul performances from Robbie Williams, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran. American singer Katy Perry sang alongside dancers wearing models of white houses and two giant skeletons. Viewers speculating on social media they look suspiciously like president Donald Trump and British prime minister Theresa May when they met in Washington.
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>> Singer George Michael who died in December was honored with a tribute of his song A Different Corner performed by Cold Play frontman Chris Martin.
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Other winners included girl band Little Mix for British Single.
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And Emeli Sandé for the British Female Solo Artist prize.>> Rag'n'Bone Man.>> Singer songwriter Rag'n'Bone Man already announced as the Critics Choice pick. Also walked away with British breakthrough act. And Adele picked up the Brit's global success award.>> Love you, see you later. Chao.