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The Brit Awards' Cringiest Ever Moments

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    Though it's the biggest night of the year for the UK music industry, the Brit Awards don't always make the headlines for the right reasons. Egos, booze, and live television is a potent combo not necessarily ripe for a sophisticated spectacle, and a standard Brit Awards ceremony can be filled with more awkward moments than an episode of First Dates.

    It's unclear why the Brits elicit such squirm-inducing events. Perhaps it's because in comparison to say, the Grammys, it appears a little bit budget, a little less polished. Plus, the Grammys never had to deal with the boorishness of Britpop. Then there's the free bar. Whereas American stars will keep their cool and show a little restrain, British celebs are likely to drink everything in sight before propositioning someone for a fight. God bless 'em.

    As tomorrow night's award show approaches, featuring performances from Adele, Justin Bieber and Rihanna, here's a reminder of some of the most memorable moments from ceremonies past. We'll warn you now: many of them walk a very thin line between hilarious and totally cringeworthy. We can't wait to see who will stumble onto the stage uninvited tomorrow night.

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    Robbie Williams challenges Liam Gallagher to a fight (2000)

    Though it was actually Noel who branded Robbie "that fat dancer from Take That", Robbie's beef with Liam is even meatier. In 2000, as he collected yet another Brit trophy, a confidence-filled Robbie puffed out his chest and issued an ultimatum. "Anybody like to see me fight Liam?" he asked the crowd. "Liam, a hundred grand of your money and a hundred grand of my money. We'll get in a ring and we'll have a fight and you can all watch it on TV, what d'you think about that?" The audience roared at the time, but looking back now it represents the Brits at their boorish worst. Forward the video to 3m20secs for Robbie's proposition.

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    Brandon Block scraps with Ronnie Wood on stage (2000)

    Actually, this booze-fuelled incident could represent the Brits at their boorish worst. Block, a briefly popular club DJ, was apparently so drunk that his friends managed to convince him he'd won something, so he stumbled on stage while Wood was trying to hand out the Best Soundtrack Album prize. Though host Davina McCall tried to dismiss him with a brutally casual "bye, mate", Block had no intention of vacating the spotlight and Wood ended up throwing a drink in his face. Block was then ejected from the event and later apologised to Wood. He was last seen on an episode of Come Dine with Me in 2012.