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Madonna 'will have laughed about Brits fall'

Madonna will have laughed about falling over during her Brits performance, her former choreographer has said.

Carlton Wilborn speaking to Good Morning Britain. Credit: Good Morning Britain

The singer was dragged backwards off a podium as a dancer tried to remove her cape at last night's awards, sparking a Twitter frenzy.

Asked how she would have reacted backstage, Carlton Wilborn told Good Morning Britain: "I think she probably would have been laughing about it and just like 'can you believe this has happened?'"

Madonna later revealed that she was "fine" after the incident, telling her Instagram followers that her cape was "too tight" and caused the fall.

Madonna says 'I'm fine' after her Brits fall

Madonna has revealed she is "fine" after falling off a podium during her Brit Awards performance.

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"My beautiful cape was tied too tight!" she wrote on Instagram.


Madonna takes a tumble during Brits performance

Madonna took a tumble as she took to the stage for her much anticipated Brit Awards performance.

The Queen of Pop strutted onto the stage in a luxurious black cloak surrounded by devilish dancers.

But it was when they tried to remove the cloak that Madonna got into trouble.

As they pulled the garment, the artist is dragged backwards before she falls off the stage with a bang.

But the singer managed to recover and carry with her performance of Living For Love.

The fall immediately sparked a frenzied reaction on social media, while celebrities also showed their support for the pop superstar.

The 56-year-old later said she was "fine" in a post on Instagram, telling her three million followers that her cape was "too tight".

Brits 'sorry' after video mix-up in social media award

Brit Awards organisers have apologised after four million TV viewers were shown the wrong video during a high profile public vote.

John Newman was one of five acts shortlisted for the best video category, which in a first for the ceremony featured a live "social media" vote to determine the winner.

But they managed to repeatedly show an entirely different video when they prompted viewers of the awards to vote on Twitter.

Newman had been in the running for his Love Me Again video, earning a place due to the promo's popularity on YouTube - but they actually broadcast the promo for his single Cheating.

He missed out to One Direction's Best Song Ever, considered to be the favourite for the prize due to the boy band's huge Twitter following.

In a joint statement, the production company Brits TV and broadcaster ITV said: "In the package, the voiceover referred to John Newman and graphics correctly referred to his video for Love Me Again, but regrettably a six-second clip of a different John Newman video was shown.

"The correct video in full was available to see via, Twitter and all other official Brits social channels, and the Brits web address was read out during the show. Brits organisers have apologised to John Newman."

Brits ceremony smashes Twitter record

Social networking site Twitter revealed the Brits ceremony smashed all their records to become the most tweeted about TV show ever in the UK - with 2.17 million posts. A further 2 million messages were sent by music fans for the award ceremony's first Twitter live vote.

The tweets won One Direction their gong for best video, which came as no surprise because of their huge social media following.The most retweeted tweet came from band member Harry Styles whose message of thanks to fans was reposted more than 130,000 times.

The show also set a new tweets-per-minute record for a UK TV show with 78,000 tweets every 60 seconds.

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