After Mumford & Sons picked up the prize for best British group at the Brit Awards, frontman Marcus Mumford said:
Thanks very much indeed. We weren't expecting that. I don't think we've really taken the opportunity to thank people who have come to our gigs.
"We were in a group with Muse and One Direction, so it's a surprise.
Mumford & Sons has won best British group at the 2013 Brits Awards.
Ben Howard has won best British male at the Brit Awards. It followed his earlier award as best British breakthrough act.
The award was presented by Ed Sheeran.
The Rolling Stones are nominated for Best Live Act at tonight's Brit Awards.
This recent footage shows the band performing 'She's So Cold' live at Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.
The Brit Awards will be broadcast live on ITV at 8pm.
Two-time Brit Award winner Ed Sheeran said he was "happy to be back" as he arrived on the red carpet ahead of tonight's ceremony.
He also said he was looking forward to seeing Ben Howard's performance later.
You can watch the Brit Awards on ITV at 8pm.
What are they nominated for?
Best British Group, Best British Live Act and British Album of the Year for 'Babel'
The band formed in December 2007. At the same time a handful of similar bands emerging around West London, giving rise to the "West London Folk Scene".
Their debut album 'Sigh No More' was released in October 2009. The album peaked at number two on the UK Albums Chart and the Billboard 200 in the US. Their second album 'Babel' was the fastest selling UK album of 2012 and the biggest selling debut of any album that year in the US.
Did you know? The band will be performing a stopover gig on their world tour in Lewes later on this year.
What is he nominated for?
Best Male Solo Artist and British Album of the Year for 'Ill Manors'
He was born and brought up in Forest Gate, East London. His debut single released in 2005 'Kidz' was inspired by the murder of Damilola Taylor. The song also featured in the soundtrack to the film Kidulthood in 2006.
Did you know? 'Ill Manors' is a soundtrack album to a film of the same name written and directed by Plan B. He has also starred in several films himself including Harry Brown and The Sweeney.