Doncaster pop star Louis Tomlinson scoops sixth Brit Award

Doncaster pop sensation Louis Tomlinson has scooped his sixth Brit Award at tonight's glittering music ceremony.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 9:11 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th February 2016, 9:15 pm
Louis Tomlinson
Louis Tomlinson

One Direction won the Best British Video category at tonight's bash at London's 02 Arena with Louis dedicating the award to the group's fans.

The Bessacarr boy band star and band mate accepted the award with band-mate Liam Payne - although Niall Horan and Harry Styles were both absent.

The band picked up their sixth Brit award after scooping the Best British Video award at the 2015 ceremony for You & I.

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The group have won four other Brits previously - picking up Best British Single in 2012 for That’s What Makes You Beautiful and best video in 2014 for Best Song Ever. Tonight's win made it a hat-trick of victories in the best video category.

They have also won two Brits Global Success prizes.

They were also up for the Best British Group award against Blur, Years and Years and Foals but Coldplay proved victorious.

One Direction beat off Adele, Calvin Harris & Disciples, Ed Sheeran, Ellie Goulding, Jessie J, Little Mix, Naughty Boy ft Beyonce and Arrow Benjamin, Sam Smith and Years and Years in the video category.