The 2012 BRITs Awards show, held at the O2 Arena in London, featured many great performances — as well as tributes to departed music icons Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse.

Adele, Coldplay, Blur, Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Noel Gallagher, Florence and The Machine all gave great live sets, while Rihanna stunned the audience with "We Found Love."

Some glimpses from the night's performances...

Rihanna performs during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London February 21, 2012Reuters
Florence Welch performs with her band Florence & The Machine during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in LondonReuters
Adele performs during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London Feb. 21, 2012.Reuters
Chris Martin of Coldplay thinks it's "too surreal" that President Obama has the group's songs on his iPod.Reuters
Olly Murs performs during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London February 21, 2012.Reuters
Ed Sheeran performs during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London February 21, 2012.Reuters
Bruno Mars performs during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London February 21, 2012Reuters
Damon Albarn performs with his band Blur during the BRIT Music Awards at the O2 Arena in London February 21, 2012.Reuters