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Mumford & Sons, Adele among winners at Brit Awards

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Emeli Sande won the British Album of the Year award during the BRIT Awards 2013 at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday.

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Louis Tomlinson, left, Niall Horan and Liam Payne of British band One Direction, who won in the new Global Success category, perform onstage during the BRIT Awards 2013 Wednesday.

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The BRIT Awards 2013 included American performers like Justin Timberlake Wednesday.

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Taylor Swift wowed the BRIT Awards 2013 crowd Wednesday.

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British music put on a brash, confident show at the Brit Awards on Wednesday, celebrating a resurgent industry whose bands and artists are topping charts around the globe. Winners ranged from established acts such as Coldplay and Adele to world-conquering boy band One Direction, who won in the new Global Success category.Surfing English folk singer Ben Howard and chanteuse Emeli Sande each won two awards.
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    • Emeli Sande won the British Album of the Year award during the BRIT Awards 2013 at the O2 Arena in London on Wednesday.
    • Louis Tomlinson, left, Niall Horan and Liam Payne of British band One Direction, who won in the new Global Success category, perform onstage during the BRIT Awards 2013 Wednesday.
    • The BRIT Awards 2013 included American performers like Justin Timberlake Wednesday.
    • Taylor Swift wowed the BRIT Awards 2013 crowd Wednesday.
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