1985 Brit Awards
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|5th Brit Awards|
|Date||11 February 1985|
|Venue||Grosvenor House Hotel|
|Hosted by||Noel Edmonds|
|Most awards||Frankie Goes to Hollywood (2)|
|Most nominations||Frankie Goes to Hollywood (5)|
The 1985 Brit Awards were the 5th edition of the biggest annual pop music awards in the United Kingdom. They are run by the British Phonographic Industry and took place on 11 February 1985 at Grosvenor House Hotel in London. This year marked the first presentation of the British Video of the Year and Soundtrack/Cast Recording awards, and the last presentation of the defunct International Artist award.
For the first time, the awards ceremony was televised by the BBC.
- Alison Moyet – "All Cried Out"
- Bronski Beat – "Smalltown Boy"
- Howard Jones – "What Is Love"
- Nik Kershaw – "Wouldn't It Be Good"
- Tina Turner – "What's Love Got to Do with It"
Winners and nominees
|British Album of the Year||British Producer of the Year|
|British Single of the Year||British Video of the Year|
|British Male Solo Artist||British Female Solo Artist|
|British Group||British Breakthrough Act|
|International Artist||Soundtrack/Cast Recording|
|Comedy Recording||Classical Recording|
|Special Award||Outstanding Contribution to Music|
Multiple nominations and awards
The following artists received multiple awards and/or nominations.
|5||Frankie Goes to Hollywood|
|2||Frankie Goes to Hollywood|
- "The British Record Industry Awards". 7 February 1985. p. 40 – via BBC Genome.