The abomination known as the Classical Brits went down with, apparently, a few surprises and an amazing amount of bad style and bad hair.
A Welsh male choir won an award (Pope Benedict XVI was among the nominated), Rolando Villazon won -- check this out -- the Critics Award, Angela Gheorghiu and her cancellations won Female Artist of the Year.
After the jump, the winners list and more photos:
Young British Classical Performer or Group - Jack Liebeck
Composer of the Year - Thomas Ades (for The Tempest)
Soundtrack of the Year - Thomas Newman, Revolutionary Road
Female Artist of the Year - Angela Gheorghiu
Male Artist of the Year - Vasily Petrenko
Critics' Award - Verdi: Messa Da Requiem, Roma Orchestra Dell' Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Antonio Pappano, Rolando Villazon, Anja Harteros, Sonja Ganassi & Rene Pape.
NS&I Album of the Year - Only Men Aloud, Band Of Brothers
Lifetime Achievement - Dame Kiri Te Kanawa