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Stars honor brave Brits at awards ceremony

British stars including Russell Brand, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini and Simon Cowell lined up to honor the country's bravest at the Pride of Britain Awards on Monday (06Oct14).

The Who's Roger Daltrey, Peter Capaldi, McBusted, Jeremy Piven, Warwick Davis, The Saturdays and Union J were also among the celebrities who were on hand to pay tribute to 17 of the U.K.'s most inspirational citizens at London's Grosvenor House.


One of the winners was Sir Tim Berners-Lee, who is credited with inventing the World Wide Web. Prime Minister David Cameron presented the computer scientist with the accolade, noting "He's made the world seem a more connected place, and improved our ability to work together in it."


Prince Harry took part in the event by appearing in a video tribute honoring the wounded soldiers who participated in the Invictus Games, which took place in London last month (Sep14).


The royal, who also served on the organising committee for the Games, said in the footage, "To fight for your country takes courage but to move beyond life changing injuries takes the extraordinary level of grit and determination.


"I can only begin to imagine how challenging the journey of recovery is and the admiration I have for these men and women is limitless... Their stories move, inspire and humble me. They are as amazing as they are unique and I'm absolutely delighted that the team is receiving this Pride of Britain award."