Emeli Sande has landed her second Brit Award of the night after picking up the main prize, best album, for Our Version Of Events.

Chart-topping star Emeli Sande took the first of the honours at the Brit Awards last night as she collected the best female solo artist prize.

The 25-year-old - who is up for three trophies - beat stars such as Jessie Ware and the late Amy Winehouse to land the award.

Picking up the Damien Hirst-designed trophy from US star Taylor Swift, the former Glasgow University student said: "This feels amazing. This is incredible and and I'm so happy to win this award."

The beaming star collected the prize a year after she won the Critics’ Choice Award at the Brits, which kick-started her career.

She was at the O2 Arena among the cream of British and international stars for tonight's event.

Sande went on: "I don’t really know what to say - thank you to everybody who’s allowed me to make my music and allowed me to even be considered."

The singer, who was raised near Aberdeen, thanked her husband, Adam Gouragine, whom she married last summer