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 Friday, February 21, 2003

Brits 2003

British male solo artist: The Streets
British album: The Streets, Original Pirate Material
British urban act: The Streets
British breakthrough artist: The Streets

... bugger, I'm dreaming. The judges clearly aren't paid to recognise class. Or maybe it's just that they don't let you win an award if you decide not to turn up at the ceremony. A bit careless to be nominated for four awards and then to win none of them, but the Brits were never about taste. Except maybe bad taste, of course.

Here's the actual list of awards, or at least it's correct as far as I could tell from the telly:
British male solo ego: Robbie Williams
British female solo anti-war polemic: Mrs Dynamite
British album: Coldplay, A Rush of Money to the Bank Account
British group with nice safe middle-of-the-road album appeal: Coldplay
British single voted for by listeners to commercial radio say no more: Liberty X, Just A Little
American British urban act: Ms Dynamite
British dance (in a wedding-reception-karaoke-dance-type-stylee) act: Sugababes
British granny-market-breakthrough artist: Will Young
British pap act: Blue
International mixed doubles: Kylie and Justin Timberlake
International male named after Smarties-like chocolates: Eminem
International (American) female inexplicably seen dancing with British guardsmen: Pink
International album: Eminem, The Eminem No-Show
International mildly original reading of autocue: Red Hot Chili Peppers
International who-the-hell-is-that? artist: Norah Jones
Outstanding contribution to music television: Davina McCall

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