Lewis Capaldi gave a hilariously short speech after winning Best New Artist at the Brit Awards 2020.

Capaldi beat fellow nominees Dave, Aitch, Mabel and Sam Fender to the prize before making his way to the stage at London’s 02 Arena.

As the audience applauded and cheered him, hoping for a lengthy speech, he said a brief thank you before departing the stage again – evidently because he knows he’s going to win multiple awards tonight.

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This year’s ceremony, which marks its 40th anniversary, is being presented by Jack Whitehall.

British singer Mabel kickstarted the evening with a performance of “Don’t Call Me Up” before winning Best Female Solo Artist.

Harry Styles performed at the event, which will also see performances from Stormzy and Billie Eilish, who will sing new Bond theme No Time to Die.

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