One Direction 'What Makes You Beautiful' wins BRITs 2012 British Single

X Factor boyband One Direction's debut single 'What Makes You Beautiful' has been named Best British Single at the 2012 BRIT Awards.

The reality TV five-piece, who came third in the 2010 series of the ITV show rose to massive success following their stint on the talent show, causing mass hysteria among their young, mostly female fans wherever they travelled, who they dedicated the award to. The single reached No.1 in September 2011.

Olly Murs feat. Rizzle Kicks took the title, as voted for by listeners of Capital FM, ahead of hits from Adele, Ed Sheeran, Example, Jessie J, JLS feat. Dev, Military Wives / Gareth Malone, Olly Murs feat. Rizzle Kicks, Pixie Lott and The Wanted.