Adele won a pair of Brit Awards at the 2012 ceremony.

Brit Award 2012 quickies: Adele walked away with two oversized chess pieces Brit Award Statues…

Lana Del Rey released Born to Die just in time to maintain the facade that her International Breakthrough Artist award wasn’t all about two super-hyped singles and a bunk authenticity controversy…

…and Blur broke out a huge set (by award ceremony standards) after accepting the award for Outstanding Contribution to Music.

Blur played five songs at their first performance since a 2009/10 reunion tour. Check “Girls and Boys / Song 2” below:

Blur – “Parklife” live at the Brit Awards 2012