She was awarded the gong for Best Pop Act at the BRIT Awards 2022.
And Dua Lipa took to Instagram on Tuesday night to celebrate her win and thank her fans with a slew of snaps.
The singer, 26, explained that she was unable to attend the ceremony as she was busy rehearsing for her upcoming tour in Miami.
Winner! Dua Lipa took to Instagram on Tuesday night to celebrate her BRIT Award win for Best Pop Act and thank her fans with a slew of snaps
Grateful: She thanked her fans for all their votes and support and explained her absence
She shared several shots of her behind-the-scenes practicing and celebrating her win with friends.
In one snap she wore a tight-fitting green t-shirt which clung to her lithe figure, with a sparkly leather skirt and her long brown locks in stylish waves.
Captioning the string of photos, she gushed: ‘wowowow!! BEST POP ACT @brits !!!!’
Trendy: In one snap she wore a tight-fitting green t-shirt which clung to her lithe figure, with a sparkly leather skirt and her long brown locks in stylish waves
‘Thank you so so much to everyone who voted!!! Although we would’ve all loved to be in London celebrating with you like this – we’ve been rehearsing so we can put on a killer show for you all!!
‘So grateful to do what I love everyday with people I love,’ she signed off.
She also took to her Instagram Stories to thank her followers for their support, writing: ‘CAN’T BELIEVE THIS!!!! Thank you so much to everyone who voted!! I love you!!!!’
The ceremony kicked off at 8pm on ITV and was presented by Mo Gilligan for the first time, with Maya Jama hosting the red carpet.
Busy bee: The singer, 26, explained that she was unable to attend the ceremony as she was busy rehearsing for her upcoming tour
The show got off to a bang with a spectacular theatrical performance from Ed with a new version of Bad Habits, for which he was joined by special guests Bring Me The Horizon.
With medleys and music legends at the heart of the BRITs on-stage performances, Anne-Marie – who fell over during her performance – and KSI along with Digital Farm Animals delivered a show-stopping three song set whilst rock royalty Liam Gallagher braved a helicopter to the O2 arena to perform his new single Everything’s Electric.
The 2022 BRIT Awards was truly Adele’s night and she performed a stripped-back version of her power-ballad I Drink Wine before winning three awards, bringing her complete tally of BRIT trophies to 12 since winning the first ever Rising Star award in 2008.
Having a blast: She shared several shots of her behind-the-scenes practicing and celebrating her win with friends
Adele was presented with the prestigious Mastercard Album of the Year for the third time, having won for her previous two albums in 2012 and 2016 – the only solo artist in BRITs history to have won this award three times.
The songstress also became the first ever recipient of the BRITs’ inaugural Artist of the Year award, with her third victory claimed with the win for Song of the Year for Easy On Me.
The International counterparts to these new categories similarly saw two unbeatable global artists celebrated; with Billie Eilish picking up International Artist of the Year and Olivia Rodrigo presented with International Song of the Year for Good 4 U – the biggest selling international single of the year in the UK.
Happy: Captioning the string of photos, she gushed: ‘wowowow!! BEST POP ACT @brits !!!!’
International Group went to Silk Sonic – the collaborative superduo consisting of US artists Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak.
Making her BRITs debut both on stage with an electrifying two-song performance, and in this year’s shortlists, Little Simz was presented with Best New Artist, beating off competition from Central Cee, Griff, Joy Crookes and Self Esteem.
She was joined on stage by actress Emma Corrin. The Mercury Prize winning London band Wolf Alice won Best Group, the second year they had been nominated in this category.
Rehearsal: She wrote: ‘Thank you so so much to everyone who voted!!! Although we would’ve all loved to be in London celebrating with you like this – we’ve been rehearsing so we can put on a killer show for you all!!
The 2022 BRITs Rising Star shortlist saw three incredible female artists compete for the coveted prize, as chosen by critics and heads of music to identify the future stars of British music.
Winner Holly Humberstone got to perform to her biggest audience yet with a rendition of her new single London is Lonely, and was introduced on stage by last year’s Rising Star recipient, Griff.
The BRITs in 2022 saw a number of changes to awards categories in order to create even more opportunities for artists to be recognised.
The recipient of the BRITs’ first ever Songwriter of the Year award tonight went to Ed Sheeran before he performed a second number, The Joker and The Queen later in the show.
Having received her first ever BRIT nominations this year Becky Hill was awarded Dance Act while Little Simz picked up Best New Artist.
Alternative/Rock Act went to Sam Fender (bringing his UK record label Polydor’s tally of trophies up to 5), who later in the show went on to wow the audience with a performance of his Top Ten hit single Seventeen Going Under.
British rap royalty Dave was presented with the award for Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act by Arsenal legends Ian Wright and Bukayo Saka, and closed the ceremony with a triumphant performance of In The Fire, where he was joined by fellow rappers Ghetts, Giggs, Fredo, Konyikeh and Meekz.
Presenters on the night included Courtney Cox and Johnny McDaid, Brian Cox, Vicky McClure, Jodie Whittaker, Mo Farah, Tom Daley and Ronnie Wood.
Shocked: She also took to her Instagram Stories to thank her followers for their support, writing: ‘CAN’T BELIEVE THIS!!!! Thank you so much to everyone who voted!! I love you!!!!’
BRIT AWARDS 2022: WINNERS
ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Adele – WINNER
Wolf Alice – WINNER
BRITs RISING STAR
Holly Humberstone – WINNER!
SONG OF THE YEAR
A1 & J1 – Latest Trends
Adele – Easy On Me – WINNER
Anne-Marie/KSI/Digital Farm Animals – Don’t Play
Becky Hill & David Guetta – Remember
Central Cee – Obsessed With You
Dave ft. Stormzy – Clash
Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits
Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (Pnau Remix)
Glass Animals – Heat Waves
Joel Corry/Raye/David Guetta – Bed
KSI – Holiday
Nathan Evans/220Kid/Billen Red – Wellerman
Riton x Nightcrawlers ft. Mufasa & Hypeman – Friday
Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – Body
Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love
BEST NEW ARTIST
MASTERCARD ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Adele – 30- WINNER
Dave – We’re All Alone In This Together
Ed Sheeran – =
Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
Dua Lipa – WINNER
Becky Hill- WINNER
Sam Fender – WINNER
HIP-HOP, GRIME, RAP
Billie Eilish- WINNER
Lil Nas X
Silk Sonic/Bruno Mars/Anderson .Paak – WINNER
The War On Drugs
BEST INTERNATIONAL SONG
ATB / Topic / A7S – Your Love (9PM)
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Ckay – Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)
Doja Cat ft SZA – Kiss Me More
Drake ft Lil Baby – Girls Want Girls
Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem
Jonasu – Black Magic
Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – Stay
Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
Lil TJ & 6lack – Calling My Phone
Maneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave
Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4U – WINNER
Polo G – Rapstar
Tiesto – The Business
The Weeknd – Save Your Tears
PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Inflo – WINNER
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Ed Sheeran – WINNER