Little Mix win Brit for best single after launching awards show

Little Mix have won a Brit as they go for a hat trick at tonight's glittering ceremony.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 22nd February 2017, 8:08 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 8:54 am
Little Mix on the red carpet as they made their way into the Brits ceremony. Photo by Press Association.
Little Mix on the red carpet as they made their way into the Brits ceremony. Photo by Press Association.

The band, South Shields girls Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards, plus bandmates Jessy Nelson and Leigh-Anne Pinnock, took to the stage to collect the title at the O2 Arena in London.

It follows their performance as they helped get the party under way

They claimed victory in the Best British Single category with their song Shout Out To My Ex against Alan Walker with ‘Faded’; Calum Scott with ‘Dancing On My Own; Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna with ‘This Is What You Came For’; Clean Bandit feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie with ‘Rockabye’; Coldplay - ‘Hymn For The Weekend’; James Arthur and ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’; Jonas Blue feat. Dakota with ‘Fast Car’ Tinie Tempah featuring Zara Larsson - ‘Girls Like’ and Zayn, Perrie's former boyfriend, with ‘Pillowtalk’.

They are also due to find out if they have won the British Group title which has also shortlisted The 1975, Bastille, Biffy Clyro and Radiohead.

However, they have missed out on on the Best Artist video award with their entry Hair, which also features Sean Paul.

The top spot was taken by One Direction, who are taking a break from making music and also featured Zayn until his departure from the act almost two years ago.

The girls collect their award at the Brits 2017 ceremony.

Their video History was hailed the winner.

Others in line for it were Adele wit ‘Send My Love (To Your New Lover)’; Calvin Harris featuring Rihanna with ‘This Is What You Came For’; Clean Bandit Feat. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie - with ‘Rockabye’; Coldplay and ‘Hymn For The Weekend’; James Arthur with ‘Say You Won’t Let Go’; Jonas Blue featuring Dakota with ‘Fast Car’;; Tinie Tempah featuring Zara Larsson with ‘Girls Like’ and again, Zayn with ‘Pillowtalk’.

Little Mix help launch tonight's ceremony at the O2 Arena in London.
The girls collect their award at the Brits 2017 ceremony.
Little Mix help launch tonight's ceremony at the O2 Arena in London.