Stormzy rap: Theresa May reacts after star attacks PM over Grenfell
- Author: Kyle Peterson Feb 23, 2018,
Feb 23, 2018, 1:52
Lipa, who topped United Kingdom charts with her song "No Rules", took the female prize and dedicated her trophy to all the female musicians who "have allowed us to dream this big".
Mrs May is not understood to have seen Stormzy's Brits performance, during which he said: "Theresa May where's the money for Grenfell?".
Gallagher performed "Live forever" as a tribute to the victims of the Manchester arena bombing, after Ariana Grande pulled out earlier in the day due to sickness.
She said making the symbolic statement to "millions and millions of people, not just in the United Kingdom but all over the world, it does make a difference, it does make a change because we are standing, we are protesting in our own way and this is how we're going to make a difference". "You criminals, and you got the cheek to call us savages, you should do some jail time, you should pay some damages, we should burn your house down and see if you can manage this".
The 22-year-old singer is nominated in five categories at the music awards, including album of the year for her self-titled debut.
A host of stars including Rita Ora, Ellie Goulding, Paloma Faith and Cheryl, showed support for the Time's Up movement at the Brit Awards by carrying white roses on the red carpet while Ed Sheeran wore the flower pinned to his jacket.
The Croydon-born star appeared to be overwhelmed as he accepted his first ever Brit award.
The rapper from Croydon, South London - whose real name is Michael Omari - won British Album of the Year, the top award of the night.
Stormzy's album Gangs Signs and Prayer was up against Lipa's Dua Lipa, Sheeran's Divide, J Hus' Common Sense and Rag'n'Bone Man's Human.
Lorde won the Best International Female Solo Artist. One Direction star Harry Styles won for video of the year by a British artist.
Despite losing out on two awards to Stormzy, Sheeran won the Global Success award.