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The 1986 Brit Awards were the 6th edition of the biggest annual pop music awards in the United Kingdom. They are run by the British Phonographic Industry and took place on 10 February 1986 at Grosvenor House Hotel in London. This year marked the first presentation of the International Group and International Solo Artist awards.

6th Brit Awards
Date10 February 1986
VenueGrosvenor House Hotel
Hosted byNoel Edmonds
Most awardsPhil Collins (2)
Most nominationsDire Straits (4)
Television/radio coverage

The awards ceremony, hosted by Noel Edmonds, was televised by the BBC.[1]



Winners and nomineesEdit

Multiple nominations and awardsEdit

The following artists received multiple awards and/or nominations. don't counting Outstanding Contribution to Music.

Two-time winner Phil Collins
Artists that received multiple nominations
Nominations Artist
4 Dire Straits
3 Tears for Fears
Kate Bush
2 David Bowie
Mick Jagger
Phil Collins
Artists that received multiple awards
Awards Artist
2 Phil Collins


  1. ^ "British Record Industry Awards". 6 February 1986. p. 49 – via BBC Genome.

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