She was nominated in the British Single category for her tune with musician Regard, Secrets, but lost out to Harry Styles’ track Watermelon Sugar on the night.
Yet Raye couldn’t stop giggling as she nearly suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction while leaving the 2021 BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday night.
The singer, 23, looked sensational in a daring hot pink thigh-high split gown as she cheekily tried to protect her modesty while pulling a collection of animated poses.
Oops! Raye couldn’t stop giggling as she nearly suffered an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction while leaving the 2021 BRIT Awards in London on Tuesday night
Raye had ditched her silver sparkly heels from the red carpet and opted for a pair of comfy black Converse platform trainers.
The singer put on a very busty display as she wowed in the daring dress, which featured a sparkly corset-style top and showed off plenty of leg with the skirt.
Raye wore her dark tresses styled perfectly into blow-dried curls and opted for a typically glamorous make-up look with a slick of red lip.
While her red carpet look had featured a pair of glamorous satin gloves and sparkly heels, the singer later dressed down her look.
Goodness! The singer, 23, looked sensational in a daring hot pink thigh-high split gown as she cheekily tried to protect her modesty while pulling a collection of animated poses
Details: Raye had ditched her silver sparkly heels from the red carpet and opted for a pair of comfy black Converse platform trainers
Raye had also removed a silver choker and stacks of bracelets to be more comfortable after the awards show.
The star appeared in great spirits as she posed with her leg in the air for a fun animated picture.
The singer looked overjoyed as she smiled and waved at onlookers after loosing out on scooping a gong at the BRIT Awards 2021.
Raye was nominated in the British Single category for her tune with musician Regard, Secrets, but lost out to Harry Styles’ track Watermelon Sugar.
Work it: The singer put on a very busty display as she wowed in the daring dress, which featured a sparkly corset-style top and showed off plenty of leg with the skirt
Comfort: While her red carpet look had featured a pair of glamorous satin gloves and sparkly heels, the singer later dressed down her look
In an explosion of colour and optimism, the 2021 BRIT Awards celebrated the achievements of British and international artists over the last 18 months.
The awards ceremony truly belonged to Dua Lipa, 25, as the evening saw her scoop the accolade for Female Solo Artist and the Mastercard British Album of the Year Award for her lockdown hit Future Nostalgia.
This year’s Rising Star award winner Griff was handed the baton for the honour by 2020’s Rising Star winner Celeste, who herself was up for three further awards.
And Arlo Parks was crowned Breakthrough Artist, one of the three awards the star was nominated for, after what has been an incredible year for the young London artist.
Strike a pose: Raye had also removed a silver choker and stacks of bracelets to be more comfortable after the awards show
Such fun: The star appeared in great spirits as she posed with her leg in the air for a fun animated picture
She also made her debut BRITs performance with an elegant rendition of Hope and decorated the set as a sunflower field in a nod to the name of her debut album.
The most nominated girl band in BRIT Award history, Little Mix, finally bagged the title of British Group and made history as the first-ever girl band to win, having been up for the award three previous times.
Meanwhile, the International Group category followed a similar suit, with the California girlband HAIM in attendance to accept their award.
And the accolade for International Female was given to the 19-year-old Bad Guy hitmaker Billie Eilish, who accepted the award via a pre-recorded video acceptance speech.
Wow! Raye showed off her ample assets in a hot pink thigh-split gown as she made an eye-popping arrival on the red carpet at the BRIT Awards 2021 on Tuesday night
The Weeknd emerged victorious in the International Male Solo Artist category with his award presented by the former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama.
The Blinding Lights hitmaker treated the audience to an unforgettable performance of his single Save Your Tears, pre-recorded from the US.
Dem Boy Paigon hitmaker JHUS scooped the Male Solo Artist award, which was accepted on his behalf by DJ Semtex in his absence.
Following a successful awards season stateside, One Direction heartthrob Harry Styles scooped Best British Single with his summertime track Watermelon Sugar.
How did BRIT Awards go ahead during the Covid pandemic?
The 2021 BRIT Awards marked the first live music event in the UK since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The indoor ceremony and live show formed part of the Government’s scientific Events Research Programme.
Enhanced testing approaches will examine how events can take place without the need for social distancing after all restrictions are lifted on June 21.
4,000 tickets were made available for the live ceremony, just one fifth of the venue’s 20,000 capacity, with 2,500 of those being given to key workers.
The BRITs will play an important role in paving the way for the return of live music at scale as the UK emerges from the past year’s restrictions.
Audience members were not socially distanced or required to wear face coverings once seated inside the arena, though they were required in communal areas such as the toilet or main concourse.
All attendees were allowed to purchase alcohol and concessions once inside the O2 Arena.
Attendees were also required to follow existing Government guidance when travelling to the venue and adhere to rules set out by the event organisers.
Among the rules, attendees had to provide proof of a negative lateral flow test result to enter the venue, and said test had to be taken at an asymptomatic testing site within 36 hours of the ceremony.
Upon arrival at the venue, all attendess were asked to take a PCR test, and will then take another test five days after the ceremony
It’s hoped this will gather further evidence on the safety of indoor settings, reduced social distancing and the removal of non-pharmaceutical interventions like face coverings.
The first female artist to win the highest BRITs accolade and the UK’s biggest selling artist of the year to date, Taylor Swift appeared in person to accept the special Global Icon award, which was presented by Game Of Thrones actress Maisie Williams.
Each winner was presented with the BRITs’ first-ever collaborative double-trophy, designed by Es Devlin OBE and Yinka Ilori MBE, with each recipient encouraged to re-gift the smaller trophy to someone else.
The 2021 BRIT Awards, hosted by Jack Whitehall, marked the first major indoor music event in over a year as bosses released 2,500 free tickets to key workers.
The show saw a total of 11 awards handed out alongside nine unbeatable show-stopping performances, six of which were able to be staged live in stadium.
Friends: Raye was joined by Regard on the red carpet who looked suave in a black suit and bow tie
Winner! Raye was nominated in the British Single category for her tune with musician Regard, Secrets, but lost out to Harry Styles’ track Watermelon Sugar (pictured)
The show officially opened with fireworks and a UK exclusive performance by Coldplay of their new song Higher Power from the River Thames.
The BRITs is known for its unique collaborations and this year was no different, with Elton John and Years & Years’ Olly Alexander joining forces for a spectacular performance of the Pet Shop Boys’ classic It’s A Sin.
The recorded version of the song will now be available to purchase as a single in support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation charity.
A second collaboration saw Rag’n’Bone Man and P!nk perform their new single Anywhere Away from Here, with P!nk joining remotely from the US.
And the musical duo were joined by special guest singers from the Greenwich and Lewisham NHS Trust Choir, providing an emotional climax to the show.
BRIT AWARDS WINNERS 2021
FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
DUA LIPA – WINNER
LIANNE LA HAVAS
MALE SOLO ARTIST
J HUS – WINNER
LITTLE MIX – WINNER
YOUNG T & BUGSEY
BRITs RISING STAR
GRIFF WARNER – WINNER
ARLO PARKS COLLAPSED IN SUNBEAMS
CELESTE NOT YOUR MUSE
DUA LIPA FUTURE NOSTALGIA – WINNER
J HUS BIG CONSPIRACY
JESSIE WARE WHAT’S YOUR PLEASURE?
HAIM – WINNER
RUN THE JEWELS
ARLO PARKS – WINNER
YOUNG T & BUGSEY
220 KID & GRACEY DON’T NEED LOVE
AITCH & AJ TRACEY FT TAY KEITH RAIN
DUA LIPA PHYSICAL
HARRY STYLES WATERMELON SUGAR – WINNER
HEADIE ONE FT AJ TRACEY & STORMZY AIN’T IT DIFFERENT
JOEL CORRY FT MNEK HEAD & HEART
NATHAN DAWE FT KSI LIGHTER
REGARD & RAYE SECRETS
S1MBA FT DTG ROVER PARLOPHONE
YOUNG T & BUGSEY FT HEADIE ONE DON’T RUSH
INTERNATIONAL FEMALE SOLO ARTIST
BILLIE EILISH – WINNER
INTERNATIONAL MALE SOLO ARTIST
TAME IMPALA FICTION
THE WEEKND – WINNER