Brit Award for British Group
The Brit Award for British Group is an award given by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI), an organisation which represents record companies and artists in the United Kingdom. The accolade is presented at the Brit Awards, an annual celebration of British and international music. The winners and nominees are determined by the Brit Awards voting academy with over 1,000 members, which comprise record labels, publishers, managers, agents, media, and previous winners and nominees.
|Brit Award for British Group|
|Awarded for||Achievement in Excellent British Group|
|Country||United Kingdom (UK)|
|Presented by||British Phonographic Industry (BPI)|
|Currently held by||Little Mix (2021)|
|Most awards||Coldplay (4)|
|Most nominations||Coldplay (8)|
The award was first presented in 1977 and was won by the Beatles. When the second Brit awards were held, the Police received the honour and the award has been given out to one group annually since 1982. The only exception to this was in 1992, when the KLF and Simply Red were revealed to have tied and, as such, both groups were announced as winners. The current holder of the award are Little Mix, who made history by becoming the first girl group to win the award.
Winners and nominees
Multiple nominations and awards
- Oasis (1995), Arctic Monkeys (2006) Also Win Brit Award for Best New Artist
- Kaiser Chiefs (2006), Take That (2008), Coldplay (2013) Also Win Brit Award for British Live Act
- The Darkness (2004), Franz Ferdinand (2005), Kaiser Chiefs (2006) Also Win Brit Award for British Rock Act
- The Verve (1998) Also Win Brit Award for British Producer of the Year