1987 Brit Awards

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7th Brit Awards
Date9 February 1987
VenueGrosvenor House Hotel
Hosted byJonathan King
Most awardsPeter Gabriel (2)
Most nominationsPeter Gabriel (4)
Television/radio coverage

The 1987 Brit Awards were the 7th edition of the biggest annual pop music awards in the United Kingdom. They are run by the British Phonographic Industry and took place on 9 February 1987 at Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

The awards ceremony, hosted by Jonathan King, was televised by the BBC.[1]


Winners and nominees[edit]

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 Group International Solo Artist
Classical Recording Soundtrack/Cast Recording

Outstanding Contribution to Music[edit]

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

The following artists received multiple awards and/or nominations.

Two-time winner Peter Gabriel as most nominations and awards
Artists that received multiple nominations
Nominations Artist
4 Peter Gabriel
3 Simply Red
2 Chris de Burgh
Dire Straits
Five Star
The Housemartins
Pet Shop Boys
Artists that received multiple awards
Awards Artist
2 Peter Gabriel


  1. ^ "The British Record Industry Awards 1987". 5 February 1987. p. 41 – via BBC Genome.

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