Dido, Minogue Snag Two Brit Awards
Dido and Kylie Minogue scored two trophies each at the 2002 Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 20) at London's Earls Court. Dido won the best British female honor and the best British album for "No Angel" (AriDido and Kylie Minogue scored two trophies each at the 2002 Brit Awards tonight (Feb. 20) at London's Earls Court. Dido won the best British female honor and the best British album for "No Angel" (Arista), while Minogue took home the best international female artist trophy and the best international album award for "Fever" (Parlophone). New York-based rock act the Strokes, who rose to instant fame in the U.K. last year, won best international newcomer.
Sting was presented a lifetime achievement award, and later performed a four-song set that included such Police hits as "Every Breath You Take" and "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic." Minogue wove New Order's "Blue Monday" into a rendition of her international smash hit "Can't Get You Out of My Head." The evening also featured a "live" performance by animated act Gorillaz, who led the field with six nominations but went home empty handed.
Williams led last year's winners with three, including best British single and video for "Rock DJ." Despite a then-record six nominations, Craig David walked away with no trophies.
Here is the full list of winners for the 2002 Brit Awards:
Best British female: Dido
Best British newcomer: Blue
Best international artist: Shaggy
Best international group: Destiny's Child
Best pop act: Westlife
Best international newcomer: The Strokes
Best single: S Club 7, "Don't Stop Moving"
Best British dance act: Basement Jaxx
Best international female artist: Kylie Minogue
Best British video: So Solid Crew, "21 Seconds"
Best British male: Robbie Williams
Best British group: Travis
Best international album: Kylie Minogue, "Fever" (Parlophone)
Best British album: Dido, "No Angel" (Arista)
Lifetime achievement award: Sting