Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley stunned in a red sequin mini-dress with cap sleeves as she left rumoured fiance Jason Statham at home, leading the path for female stars hitting the red carpet solo.
Former X Factor judge Nicole Scherzinger made her first public appearance since confirming she was leaving the hit reality show and on/off boyfriend Lewis Hamilton was nowhere to be seen.
The couple have gone public with their newly rekindled romance, but the Formula One champion let his other half enjoy the limelight on her own at the awards.
Ellie Goulding has still left us waiting as to whether the reports of her relationship with Doug Poutyner are true as she attended the ceremony solo; as did Lily Allen, who opted for a head turning black gown without husband Sam Cooper.
Irish presenter was also one of the first to arrive at the Brits, despite being linked to Scottish singer Paolo Nutini.
And in one exception, Marvin Humes opted to attend solo without wife Rochelle, who is busy recording with her band The Saturdays.