Adele's '25' wins 'Album of the Year' at BBC Music Awards 2016

| Updated: Dec 13, 2016 15:14 IST

London [UK], Dec. 13 (ANI): Adele recently bagged two awards at the BBC Music Awards 2016, which also awarded 'British Artist of the Year' to Coldplay and the 'Introducing Artist of the Year' award to Izzy Bizu. Adele, 28, took home the BBC Radio 2 'Album of the Year' award for her critically-acclaimed LP '25' as well as 'Song of the Year' for her hit track 'Hello' that topped the charts after its global release, reports the Mirror. Reading out a message from the 'Set Fire to the Rain' crooner, Robbie Williams, who accepted the award on her behalf, said, "Thank you for this award. I feel a bit bad winning it as the album has been out for so long. But nevertheless, you know I love you. Always have and always will." Adding his own message for the songstress, Williams shared, "I'd just like to say congratulations Adele, it's an honour to accept this award on your behalf. It's a beautiful album and you're an incredibly deserving winner and also an amazing mom." Meanwhile, former Spice Girl Geri Horner accepted Adele's award for 'Song of the Year' and invited her around for tea at her house. Reading a message from Adele, host Fearne Cotton said, "Hello again! I'm so sorry I'm not there and I can't wait. It's been a long year on the road and this makes me feel a little less homesick. I can't wait for Wembley and then I can't wait to get back to normal!" Elsewhere in the show, Coldplay picked up the BBC Music 'British Artist of the Year' award and accepted it via video message. Frontman Chris Martin said, "Hello BBC Music Awards, Fearne and Claudia, we are Coldplay and we just got told about winning this beautiful BBC Artist of the Year award. Sorry we're not there, we are about to go on stage in Australia." Fans were also treated to a whole host of fantastic performances from top artists including The 1975, who kicked off proceedings with their track 'The Sound' whilst Williams spectacularly closed the show with his song 'Sensational' after John Legend performed a mash up of 'All of Me' and 'Love Me Now.' Other performers included Craig David , Zara Larsson, Lukas Graham and award winner Izzy Bizu.(ANI)