Belle And Sebastian baffle the kids, 1999
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The Most Outrageous BRIT Awards Moments Ever
17. Belle And Sebastian baffle the kids, 1999
In an early example of a "social media" hijack, fans of gentle (but rude) Scottish indie pop hit the Radio One-sponsored Best Newcomers vote and B&S only went and won it, beating the likes of 5ive, Another Level, Billie, Cleopatra and Steps (despite having already released three acclaimed albums). Despite cries of "fix!" the gong was picked up by Mick Cooke and Richard Colbourn of the band and notched up another win for INDIE.