Beyonce dazzles BRIT Awards with live performance of 'XO'
She hit the stage in a floor-length gown solo, despite the loud sounds of a full backing band. Fireworks blasted on the screens and blocks that surrounded her. She was up for no awards; that didn't seem to matter.
Click here for a full list of winners from the 2014 Brit Awards. As previously reported, Arctic Monkeys was the night's biggest winner, with two trophies. David Bowie also nabbed a major honor with Best Male, but he did not show for the event and had Kate Moss accept in his stead.