Ellie Goulding Scores British Female Solo Artist Award at 2014 BRITs

Posted Wednesday February 19, 2014 4:20 PM GMT

England biggest night in the music industry is underway and the first winner at the 2014 BRIT Awards is Ellie Goulding.

The "Burn" singer took home the prize for British Solo Artist and was completely surprised, accepting her trophy with a humble poise.

While most of the night’s attention will be focused on the various winners of the coveted BRIT trophies, there will also be plenty of live performance action to get excited about.

Ellie is set to take the stage to perform along with Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Lorde, Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers and Arctic Monkeys.

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