"What Makes You Beautiful" won the award for Best British Single, a fan voted category.
The band picked up the specially-created Global Success award.
The band walked away with two wins; British Video (for "Best Song Ever") and the BRITs Global Success Award.
Even though they did not attend the ceremony, One Direction won Best British Video for "You & I". The award was won via a live social media vote.
One Direction's History video won the award for Best British Video. Louis Tomlinson took part in several promotional segments for the award show where he discussed what it was like to win a BRIT Award for the first time and what it was like to be currently working as a solo artist. Liam Payne accepted the award on behalf of the band.
Liam Payne and Niall Horan attended the awards ceremony separately, and Payne performed "For You" with Rita Ora. Payne was nominated for British Single of the Year and British Video of the Year, but lost to Rag N Bone Man and bandmate Harry Styles.