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Here are some of our favourite moments from the evening

Craig David
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Craig David took us back with his classic hit Rewind
Izzy Bizu
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Izzy Bizu performing White Tiger after winning BBC Introducing Artist of the Year
Zara Larsson
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Zara Larsson killing it with a medley of Lush Life and I Would Like
John Legend
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John Legend's mash up of All of Me and Love Me Now
Emeli Sandé
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Emeli Sandé performed her latest single Breathing Underwater
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You can watch the whole show again here, and be sure to check back for highlight clips including single tracks! You can also read all about The 1975 performance here

Or better yet, watch The 1975 opening the show earlier tonight. 

Goodnight!

Robbie Williams
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Robbie Williams closes the BBC Music Awards

BBC Music Awards: Adele does the double

Adele
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Adele dominated last year's ceremony, winning two awards in absentia

Adele wins two of the five prizes at the BBC Music Awards, despite missing the ceremony.

Adele performs at Glastonbury

BBC Music Awards: Adele does the double

Adele wins two of the five prizes at the BBC Music Awards but misses the ceremony.

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Crowd goes wild for Robbie

Howard Thorpe

Entertainment reporter, inside the ExCel Centre

Hundreds of phones are being held above gobsmacked faces as Robbie rounds off this years BBC Music Awards - putting on brings his heavy entertainment show to London. What a night!!

Robbie Williams closes the show with Sensational

A perfect song to end the show with.

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Congratulations Adele!

She's won two out of the three awards she was nominated for! Last year, she won best artist and best performance. What a legend.

Adele
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Zara Larsson: Next stop, the world

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Swedish star Zara Larsson has been one of this year's few breakout artists - at a time when new music has been struggling to find an audience.

Speaking backstage at the BBC Music Awards, she says it's harder for artists to stand out in an era of constant distraction.

Zara Larsson
BBC

Back when my mum was young, they had two television channels. Now we have endless channels and social media - and that means it's trickier to get people to notice you. But once you do, it's amazing. You can put out whatever you want."

Zara Larsson

The singer - whose hit singles include Lush Life, Ain't My Fault and I Would Like - said she was looking forward to releasing her new album in 2017.

"I am going from just singing in Scandinavia to travelling the world. I can’t wait!"

Why artists covet the Live Lounge prize

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Craig David
BBC

He may have just lost out on the Live Lounge prize to The 1975 but Craig David is (cliché alert) just happy to have been nominated.

The star, who's enjoyed a massive resurgence in 2016, says a session on Radio 1 is a real test of a performer's mettle.

"When and the red light goes on and you have to sing in front of the whole nation, it’s a moment where you really have to step up to the table," he says.

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Congratulations to The 1975!!

We can't stop thinking about Izzy's performance of White Tiger

John Legend on music and film!

Mark Savage

Music reporter

John Legend
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Soul singer John Legend jetted into London for the BBC Music Awards after playing a charity show this weekend. On the way, he learned that La La Land, the Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone-starring film he produced, had been nominated for seven Golden Globes.

Here's what he had to say about that - and his plans for tonight's show.

You've had quite an exciting 2016. How would you sum it up?

Well, we had a baby, we put out a new album, and we’re part of a great film. It’s been a good year.

Which were you more nervous about – the album or the baby?

I think it’s actually more nerve-wracking putting out a new album because you put all that work into it and you hope people like it. With the baby, I was excited more than nervous.

How do you feel about those Golden Globe nominations?

We’re so excited. We’re so proud of the film. I’m an executive producer and I acted in it, it’s my first major speaking role. And I wrote a song for it too.  

What does an executive producer actually do?

Oh, it could be nothing, it could be a lot of stuff. You just try to make the film happen, and do whatever you can to get it funded.

Gemma is backstage with Robbie Williams!

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Monday night is chocolate night. I eat like a ninja all the way through the week and Monday night I go for it!

Robbie Williams
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Congratulations Coldplay!

Coldplay
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Adam Lambert working on new material

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Pop star and part-time Queen frontman Adam Lambert is here to present the artist of the year prize. He's just back from Australia, where he's been judging The X Factor.

He spoke about that - and his plans for new music.

Adam Lambert
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What's it like judging a TV talent show?

There’s a real balance that you have to strike between constructive criticism and keeping it light and fun. 

You got your start on American Idol. Is it weird to be on the other side?

It was strange. I’d see contestants walk on and think to myself, "Oh yeah, I know what they’re gong through right now". Sometimes they would try to sing and I could tell their nerves had got the best of them. So I would say, "OK, take a deep breath... What else do you have?’ Because sometimes you just need a second shot.

What are your plans for next year?

I have so much going on. I’m writing and recording here in London, and I’ll be doing some more in LA when I get home. I have a couple of big announcements to make that I can’t really talk about!

Bros-mania hits the ExCel Centre

Howard Thorpe

Entertainment reporter, inside the ExCel arena

There's quite a few Brosettes in the crowd tonight. How do we know? The deafening screams as Matt Goss announced the best album prize. It's taking us all back to the eighties...

Lukas Graham are adding to the nostalgia with their hit single 7 Years. There are phones aloft around the arena - capturing their set for posterity. Or the next seven days, at least...

Lukas Graham just played one of the biggest songs of the year

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Being allowed to play music for a living is quite a big award for us, but I became a father 11 weeks ago that's been a highlight. The greatest award is that I'm driving home to see my baby girl now.

Lukas Forchhammer
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Congratulations Adele!

Adele
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Robbie Williams accepted the award on her behalf as she is touring in LA and couldn't make it.

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That was the year in BBC Music

Take a journey through the moments in music that have made 2016 a year we won't forget.

How The 1975 became 2016's brightest band

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They're here!! Kicking off the show performing The Sound from their latest album I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

From the support they received from BBC Music Introducing to performing at the biggest festivals of the summer, read about how the charismatic gonna-bes from Manchester became actually-look-they-really-ares.

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Lulu on the Take That reunion

Mark Savage

Music reporter

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Pop star Lulu, who's presenting the best album prize tonight, is a big part of the Take That story - having sung on their club classic Relight My Fire.

She popped up in Hyde Park to perform it with the band last summer, and is currently working on Gary Barlow's BBC One show Let It Shine... So does she know anything about the plans for their 25th anniversary next year?

"I don't think so," she laughs, with a wink. "I'll be touring America next year... but you never know!"

Matt Goss: Speed Demon

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Matt Goss
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Matt Goss - of the newly-reformed Bros - is here to hand out the best album prize. But he's got to make a swift exit as he's off to play in Shepherd's Bush (17 miles away, on the other side of London) straight after.

"I'm on a motorbike straight to my show," he said. "I sit on the back, and I'm going to film it for a live feed on Facebook Live."

He's playing a solo show tonight with his jazz quartet... But plans are already afoot for Bros's big comeback next summer.

"We've been thinking about the setlist. We had a lot of songs, and they're all going to be included."

Although he refused to give away their opening number, Matt did tell us his favourite Bros track was I'll Count The Hours - the b-side to their single Sister.

"But When Will I Be Famous, Drop The Boy - I think they still stand up now when I hear them on the radio. They're great pop songs."

Jo Whiley is live from the BBC Music Awards on Radio 2 now

Stay tuned for backstage interviews in the run-up to the awards

#nowplaying Rebel Rebel by David Bowie. David Bowie has been nominated for Artist of the Year along with Adele, Calvin Harris, Coldplay and Jess Glynne. Check out the rest of this year's nominees.

Jo Whiley
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Meet your hosts for the evening

They're already having far too much fun!

Rick Astley speaks!

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Rick Astley on the red carpet at the BBC Music Awards 2016
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Rick Astley on the red carpet at the BBC Music Awards 2016

I caught up with the very dapper Rick Astley on the red carpet. Here's what he had to say:

Your album has sold almost 200,000 copies now. Congratulations!

It’s been weird. Freaky. What a weird year.

Obviously people dream of having a number one album. Doing it as a kid was an amazing experience, but doing it as a 50-year-old was even nicer in lots of ways.

You're up for the best album prize - but David Bowie isn't. What do you make of that?

I can't even put myself in the same sentence as David Bowie. He changed the landscape of music, several times. Now that he’s gone, I think what he’s done will leave more of a mark than it did when he was alive.

Your album is called 50 - which is a tongue-in-cheek riposte to Adele's 25. If she wins best album tonight, will you collect the award on her behalf?

I’m sure someone else is ready to accept her trophy if she wins, which she very well may! She’s made some records in  a short space of time that are going to stay around for a very long period of time.

Less than an hour to go before the show kicks off with The 1975!

Make sure you don't miss them - you can watch here or on BBC One from 8.30pm

Until then here are a few more backstage shots of Matty 

Matt Healy
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Matt Healy
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Matt Healy
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Who's on the red carpet now?

That's it from Greg and Alice! But we've got plenty more red carpet exclusives for you coming from BBC Entertainment News

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Tune in to Jo Whiley on BBC Radio 2 from 8pm for more backstage interviews before the award show!

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Izzy Bizu has graced the red carpet

She'll be taking home the BBC Introducing Artist of the Year Award. Don't miss her performance later tonight. 

Check out the rest of this year's nominees.

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Greg and Alice take a shot

...and really make it their own. 

Alice Levine and Greg James
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They've been chatting (minus the makeshift lightsabre) to Lukas, Mark and Magnus from Lukas Graham who are halfway through their American tour. 

We're looking forward to hearing everyone perform tonight... John Legend releases music that we can identify with and that's a pretty huge thing for us

Lukas Graham

Meanwhile backstage...

Matty, Izzy, Zara and Lukas Graham are looking sensational

Izzy Bizu
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Izzy Bizu
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Zara Larsson
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Zara Larsson
Lukas Graham
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Lukas Graham

Greg James and Rick Astley just dueted Never Gonna Give You Up

... sort of

Rick Astley
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Listen to Radio 1 coverage to catch all best moments from the red carpet.

Take a peek backstage

BBC Entertainment News were chatting live to Radio 1 presenter Gemma Cairney earlier

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Plus we just heard Izzy Bizu rehearsing!

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Zara Larsson can't wait for Christmas!

She's just woken up from a 20 minute nap

Zara Larsson
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It's the perfect time to reflect on the momentous year she's had, so Greg and Alice have a few questions for Zara. Turns out she likes naps a lot - she fell asleep on Sunday Brunch too! 

"That's Lukas Graham with a K"

7 Years

Lukas Graham
BBC

Alice Levine and Greg James are backstage with all the important information you're going to need tonight. If you haven't heard of the Danish band then brush up on the story behind one of the biggest songs of the year right here. It all starts in a commune in Copenhagen called Christiania...

Backstage shenanigans

Mark Savage

Music reporter

Unlike, say, The Brits, the atmosphere backstage at the BBC Music Awards is very relaxed. We've seen Ricky Wilson and Lulu reclining on a leather sofa; spotted John Legend conducting an interview on top of a flight case; and found out that Matty Healy from The 1975 is a big fan of Disney's Frozen (and Let It Go, in particular). 

Best of all, Radio 1's Gemma Cairney recounted the time she'd spilled a glass of cold water on Jason Derulo's trousers. 

Amazing scenes.