Brit Awards 2014: Best moments from night of David Bowie's triumph

The Brit Awards 2014 delivered fun, frolics and a smattering of the obligatory pop star shenanigans. Veteran artist David Bowie stole the show with a no show as he received Best British Male. Meanwhile, the young winners, led by 17-year-old Lorde and Ellie Goulding, 27, set the stage alight quite literally with scorching sets. Here are our favourite images from the night.

David Bowie proved he's still got it walking away with the night's big prize 30 years after he first won a Brit. Photo: © Getty Images

The Thin White Duke didn't turn up, instead sending his 'representative on earth', Kate Moss who slipped into his old playsuit to accept the award from Noel Gallagher. Photo: © Rex

New Zealand wunderkid Lorde, real name Ella Marija Lani Yelich-O'Connor, celebrated her success on the night with Ellie Goulding and Katy Perry. Photo: © Getty Images

More girl power was on display courtesy of timeless beauties Dannii and Kylie Minogue, who later warded off questions about her love life from host James Corden. Photo: © Getty Images

Taking his compering duties seriously, James reprised his smooch from last year with Nick Grimshaw. Photo: © Getty Images

Harry Styles dashed onto the stage from a loo break, almost missing accepting the Global Success trophy with his bandmates. He then asked what One Direction had won. Photo: © ITV

Model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who was presenting the award, was unruffled despite the hiccup. Photo: © ITV

Starstruck James couldn't resist taking a selfie mid-ceremony with Prince. Photo: © Getty Images

Spanish ace Cesc Fabregas had the grace to look sheepish when asked by Nicole Scherzinger about Barcelona's victory over Manchester the previous night. Photo: © Getty Images

The Twitterverse seemed to think Arctic Monkeys' frontman Alex Turner was tipsy. Pictured here, his bandmate certainly appears to be enjoying his drink. 

Mother of two small babies Peaches let her hair down with friends at the afterparty. 

Another yummy mummy Lily Allen enjoyed a night out on the town for the first time in a long while too. Photo: © Getty Images


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