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Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Paloma Faith win at the Brits

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Paloma Faith have notched up Brit Awards at the ceremony in London.

Ed Sheeran won the best album and male solo artist awards while Sam Smith won the global success and breakthrough act prizes. Paloma Faith won the best female solo act awards.

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Kanye West's Brits performance muted constantly

  • By Cheryl Smith: ITV News

Kanye West's live performance at the Brit Awards had to be constantly muted due to explicit content.

The audio was muted numerous times during Kanye West's performance. Credit: ITV/Brit Awards

After being introduced by his wife Kim Kardashian West, the performer took to the stage with a group wearing hoodies and wielding flamethrowers

Even the Mobo Awards noticed the unusual silence while Kanye was on stage.

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