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No, The Brit Awards Weren't Hacked During The 1975's Performance

It's all about aesthetics, guys.

These four dudes constitute the band The 1975, known for songs like "Chocolate", "Girls", and "The Sound".

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Remember that last one. It's important.

They just won the award for Best British Band at the Brits, and then they did a performance of "The Sound". I told you it'd be important.

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During the performance, viewers at home noticed something slightly ~weird~ happening on their TVs. Namely, screenshots like these kept popping up throughout the performance:

And people immediately started tweeting that the TV network had been hacked. They were, to put it mildly, shook.

BUT – guys, I hate to ruin your fun – the screenshots are from the music video for "The Sound". I TOLD YOU IT WOULD BE IMPORTANT.

View this video on YouTube

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The quotes are actually taken from criticisms of their first album. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

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So, no, unfortunately the Brits wasn't hacked.

At least people are being funny about it, though.

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