Hometown London stars Dua Lipa and Stormzy were both double winners Wednesday at the U.K. music industry's Brit Awards, where many guests wore white roses to symbolize the fight against sexual harassment and assault.
Stormzy, who has helped propel the grime genre of rap into the commercial mainstream, was named best male British solo artist, and also won album of the year, for his debut "Gang Signs and Prayer."
Taking the stage, he thanked God, his mother, his family his team and south London, where he grew up.
Stormzy said the album was "the hardest thing, I've never worked on something like this in my life."
"I've never given my...