Best British Single, Global Success, Best British Video, Global Success, Best British Video, Best British Video, Best British Video
2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017
Excellence in music
British Phonographic Industry
are an annual pop music awards ceremony, and the British equivalent of the Grammy Awards.
have won seven BRIT Awards since 2012.
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.
They also performed their
Comic Relief charity single of " One Way Or Another (Teenage Kicks)".
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.
The band won Best British Video for "
Drag Me Down". Only Liam and Louis were in attendance. Harry and Niall were both present in the United Kingdom but gave thanks over social media instead.
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.
One Direction attend the 2014 BRIT awards
One Direction at the BRIT awards in 2012
One Direction at the BRIT awards in 2013
Liam accepting Best British Video (Feb 22, 2017)