David Bowie Wins Best British Male

20 February 2014, 10:47 | Updated: 20 March 2014, 17:26

David Bowie

David Bowie was named Best British Male at last night's BRIT Awards, although he was not there in person to collect his award.

Last night saw the 34th BRIT Awards take place in London. We were #TeamBowie on Twitter before the show started, so we were pleased to see David Bowie named best British male, although we were sad (not surprised) that he was not there in person to collect his award. 

Model Kate Moss collected Bowie's prize and read a speech on his behalf, which included "I'm completely delighted to have a Brit for being the best male - but I am, aren't I Kate? Yes. I think it's a great way to end the day. Thank you very, very much…” 

At 67, he is the oldest recipient of a Brit Award in the ceremony's history and the award comes 18 years since his last Brits success.

Bowie released his The Next Day album in 2013 after a 10-year hiatus – he had previously won best British male in 1984. 

Watch the video for Bowie’s ‘The Next Day’ below: