Editor’s Picks: Top GIFs & Clips From the 2022 BRIT Awards

Oh, awards season, how we missed you.

The 2022 BRIT Awards kicked off awards season Tuesday night with a glitzy ceremony worth countless GIFs and Clips.

Tuesday night’s ceremony, hosted at the O2 Arena in London, had plenty of buzzworthy moments, from Adele’s award dedication to her son to a surprise appearance from “Succession” star Brian Cox.

Need a recap of the night? Don’t worry, we GIF’d and Clip’d all of the top moments on the official BRIT Awards GIPHY channel here.

Here are some of the best GIFs and Clips from the night.

GIF Queen, Adele

Adele won big at this year’s BRIT Awards, taking home three awards, including the night’s top honor, Album of the Year.

Adele dedicated the award to the inspiration for her album: her son. This GIF from her speech was the most-viewed GIF of the night, with 3.7 million views, as of Wednesday morning.

Adele also gifted us with plenty of other top-tier reaction GIFs. This GIF of her reaction to winning the Artist of the Year award was the fifth most-viewed GIF, with 2.3 million views.

Adele’s reaction to her winning Song of the Year also charted in our top 10 most-viewed GIFs of the night. This GIF was the 10th most-viewed GIF, with 1.5 million views.

Adele capped the night with a powerful acceptance speech after her Artist of the Year win. Here’s a snippet from her remarks:

Reactions, Reactions, Reactions!

The arrival of awards season heralds the arrival of award-worthy reaction GIFs and Clips, and the BRIT Awards did not disappoint.

Olivia Rodrigo was a fan favorite from Tuesday night’s ceremony, nabbing two spots on the top five most-viewed GIFs of the night.

This GIF of Rodrigo’s reaction to her winning the International Song of the Year award for “Good 4 U” was the second most-viewed GIF of the night, with 3.2 million views, as of Wednesday morning.

Rodrigo also chatted with hosts Mo Gilligan and Maya Jama at the ceremony. Her reaction to the crowd’s screams was the fourth most-viewed GIF, with 2.4 million views.

Idris Elba, one of the night’s presenters, also shared a chat with Gilligan. This moment at the end of their chat was the third most-viewed GIF, with 3 million views.

All the Clips

As is the case sometimes, some moments are just better with sound. Here are some of our editors’ favorite Clips from the 2022 BRIT Awards.

“You get a drink!” — Mo Gilligan

“Work hard and be extraordinary.” — Little Simz

“I love dance music.” — Becky Hill

“See ya later.” — Mo Gilligan



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