BRIT Award winners are usually artists who are constantly transforming music – and themselves.
The great and good of the industry packed out London’s O2 last night for the glamorous ceremony sporting some truly jaw-dropping looks which, in some cases, were a million miles away from their first outing at the Brits.
Dua Lipa performing at the 2021 Brits with a totally different look to her first time at the awards in 2016Credit: AFP
Dua Lipa paired her eye-catching performance with a call for more NHS funding during an acceptance speech for one of her two wins, Female Solo Artist of the Year and Album of the Year for Future Nostalgia.
While Little Mix praised the Spice Girls for inspiring young women after making history by becoming the first all-female band to win Best British Group.
And Harry Styles claimed Single of the Year for his summer anthem Watermelon Sugar and J Hus won best Male Solo Artist.
Other winners of the night included Arlo Parks, Billie Eilish, Griff, Haim, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.
Harry Styles sported a wild suit while collecting his Single of the Year gongCredit: Getty
While The Brit Awards honours musical talent, the glitz and mind-blowing outfits are of equal importance to fans.
The Sun reveals the surprising transformation celebrities have undergone since their early appearances at the awards ceremony.
The No Time To Die crooner first-graced the Brits’ red carpet last year and won International Female Solo Artist.
Billie looked drastically different back then, when she sported neon yellow and black hair while dressed in an oversized beige coat.
Billie Eilish has traded her iconic neon highlights for a stunning blonde look
Last night, the 19-year-old was nearly-unrecognisable after dying her hair blonde.
The singer, who has now won a Brit award two years in a row, said it was “an honour” during an emotional speech to fans via video link.
The Watermelon Sugar hit-maker had shaggy hair and a bow-tie during his first appearance at the Brits in 2012.
On the night, Harry and his former One Direction bandmates won British Single of the Year for What Makes You Beautiful.
Harry Styles has cropped his boyish locks in favour of a slick new do
Last night, the 27-year-old presented a more polished look with short, styled hair and a retro brown, orange and cream suit.
After accepting the award for best single, Harry humbly told fans he “continued to be baffled by moments like this”.
The Shake It Off star wowed fans with a performance of Blank Space at the 2015 Brit Awards.
Taylor, who was dressed in a black blazer and dress shorts, claimed the gong for International Female Solo Artist that night.
Taylor Swift sported a jet black suit for her first Brits but really sparkled this year
Six years on at the ceremony last night, the 31-year-old sported longer locks and a sparkling sequin ensemble.
She became the first woman to win the Global Icon award last night and was a runner-up for best international female.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards and now-departed member Jesy Nelson first attended the Brits in 2012.
It came off the back of them beating Marcus Collins to be crowned X Factor champions months earlier.
Little Mix have ditched their eclectic look for a more harmonised appearance
At last night’s awards ceremony the trio looked considerably different with one member down and two sporting baby bumps.
Little Mix paid tributes to their inspirations including Spice Girls, Sugababes, All Saints and Girls Aloud during their acceptance speech.
True to her name, the singer sported spiky pink hair during an early appearance at the Brit Awards appearance in 2003.
P!nk won the award for best international female after storming the charts with hits including God Is a DJ, Just Like a Pill and more.
P!nk’s double-crossed 2003 look has been updated to a more elegant, darker outfit
This year, the 41-year-old returned to the ceremony to perform Anywhere Away from Here alongside Rag’n’Bone man.
Far from her former electrified look, P!nk had neatly-styled blonde hair and a long black dress.
The Coldplay frontman had a shaved head, stubble and a denim jacket during his appearance at the Brits in 2001.
The band, who received five nominations, won best British album for Parachutes and best British Group.
Chris Martin went for a more colourful number compared to his first Brits 20 years ago
This year, Chris, 44, sported neatly coiffed hair and a colourfully decorated blazer as he opened the Brits last night.
Coldplay performed their new single High Power next to the River Thames in a thrilling showcase that featured fireworks and dancing holograms.
Far from her cheeky performance at last night’s Brit Awards, the singer sported a more modest look when she attended in 2016.
Dua Lipa wore a black suit at the ceremony after being nominated for the Rising Star award – she was beat by Rag’n’Bone Man.
Dua Lipa has turned up the volume on her look over the last five years
This year, the 25-year-old more than made up for her previous loss after claiming two of the top awards.
The singer thrilled fans while performing a medley of her award-winning album when she flashed her bum and twerked on-stage.