Emeli Sande Wins Critics' Choice Award At BRIT Awards 2012

15 December 2011, 06:00

The 'Heaven' singer takes home the honour ahead of Maverick Sabre.

Emeli Sande has been announced as the winner of the Critics' Choice award at next year's BRIT Awards in London.

The 'Heaven' singer came ahead of fellow shortlisted artists Maverick Sabre and Michael Kiwanuka, who were second and third respectively. 

Emeli said: "To win a BRIT Award so early in my career is beyond a dream come true. I am overwhelmed to be the recipient of such a prestigious award. Thank you so much."

The Scottish singer-songwriter has enjoyed a hugely successful year, which has included her collaboration with Professor Green on 'Read All About It'.

Alongside her own solo career, Emeli has written chart hits for Chipmunk and Wiley as well as album tracks for Cheryl Cole and Tinie Tempah.

The singer will perform at the nominations announcement on 12th January. The BRIT Awards 2012 take place at the O2 Arena in London on 21st February.

In previous years, the Critics' Choice Award has been handed to Jessie J (2011), Ellie Goulding (2010), Florence and the Machine (2009) and Adele (2008).  

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