Arctic Monkeys beat Bowie to British Album Of The Year

Arctic Monkeys have won the British Album Of The Year at the Brit Awards, making it the third time they have done the double at the ceremony with British Group and the best album gong.

Arctic Monkeys take to the stage.
Arctic Monkeys take to the stage. Credit: ITV/Brit Awards 2014

David Bowie, who was crowned British Male Solo Artist earlier in the awards show, lost out to the band. His first album after a 10-year hiatus, The Next Day, failed to make the grade.

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David Bowie has become the oldest winner of Brit Award, taking the best British male solo artist prize at the age of 67. The Arctic Monkeys and Ellie Goulding also won prizes at the ceremony.