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HAIM, Billie Eilish win 2021 Brit Awards

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HAIM and Billie Eilish are among the winners at the 2021 Brit Awards, which were held Tuesday.

The sister trio took home the International Group prize, beating out fellow nominees Foo Fighters, Run the Jewels, Fontaines D.C. and BTS.

“The U.K. was the first place to ever embrace us in the entire world,” Este Haim said during the band’s acceptance speech. “And for that, honestly, we will be forever grateful.”

Meanwhile, the “bad guy” singer won the International Female Solo Artist award over Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Cardi B and Ariana Grande. Eilish accepted the trophy remotely, and reflected on her “magical” experience performing during last year’s Brits.

“Love you so much, this is an honor,” Eilish said.

This year’s Brits opened with a performance by Coldplay, who played their new single “Higher Power” while aboard a boat floating down the River Thames.

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