It wasn't all about the awards last night - as with any ceremony, last night's BRIT Awards at London's O2 featured a number of high-profile performances from the stars in attendance.

Justin Timberlake opened the show with a medley of songs from new album 'Man of the Woods', during which he brought country star Chris Stapleton on to duet on 'Say Something':


There were also performances from Stormzy, who sang 'Blinded by Your Grace Pt. 2' and 'Big for Your Boots', while he also took PM Theresa May to task over the Grenfell tragedy:

Kendrick Lamar also made an appearance playing 'New Freezer', although many were outraged at the fact that his performance was muted numerous times for profanities:


Other performances included Foo Fighters playing new song 'The Sky is a Neighbourhood':


Rag 'N' Bone man played 'Skin' with Jorja Smith:

Ed Sheeran played 'Divide' track 'Supermarket Flowers':

Sam Smith
performed 'Too Good at Goodbyes':

Liam Payne and Rita Ora performed their '50 Shades' duet 'For You':

And finally, Liam Gallagher played a moving acoustic version of 'Live Forever' that was dedicated to the victims of last year's Manchester bombing (he reportedly replaced Ariana Grande, who dropped out just hours before):