The BRIT Awards are again for his or her 40th yr of celebrating British musical expertise.
The ceremony, which can air on ITV on 18th February, will see the Girl Britannia statuette awarded to eight of the 45 nominees, which embrace Charlie XCX, Lewis Capaldi and Stormzy.
There will even be performances on the evening from nominees Billie Eilish, Harry Kinds and Mable to call only a few, with Eilish performing her first dwell rendition of her new James Bond theme track, ‘No Time To Die’.
Right here’s every little thing it’s essential find out about the BRIT Awards 2020.
When are the BRIT Awards
The BRIT Awards will likely be televised dwell, from London’s O2 Area, on ITV at 7pm on 18th February. This yr’s present will mark be the Brit Award’s 40th, so the committee have one thing particular in retailer for February’s ceremony.
“We’ve got had a contemporary have a look at the BRIT Awards this yr,” stated The BRITs Committee chairman and CEO of Common Music UK David Joseph. “Most significantly we will likely be placing creativity, British tradition and distinctive performances at the coronary heart of the present to make BRITs evening a world class celebration.”
Who’s internet hosting the BRIT Awards?
Comic Jack Whitehall is returning to host the ceremony for his third yr in a row.
The stand-up comedian is greatest recognized for his roles in Recent Meat and Dangerous Training and the comedy documentary collection Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father.
Jack Whitehall stated: “I’m delighted to be again internet hosting The BRITs for a 3rd time! I’m excited for an additional evening of attempting to not put my foot in it in entrance of the largest names in the music trade.”
Who are the nominees?
Radio presenter Alice Levin introduced the BRIT nominations on 11th January this yr. The winners of the musical gongs are determined by 1,200 music trade consultants all through the UK.
The committee introduced final yr that fewer awards will likely be given out so that there’s “lots extra time on the evening for music”. The variety of classes has been lowered from 14 to 9, with Greatest Worldwide Group, BRITs World Success Award, Video Award, Greatest British Producer and Excellent Contribution to Music getting the chop.
Right here are the nominees:
Male Solo Artist:
- Harry Kinds
- Lewis Capaldi
- Michael Kiwanuka
Feminine Solo Artist
- Charli XCX
- FKA Twigs
- Freya Ridings
- Carry Me the Horizon
- D-Block Europe
Music of the 12 months
- AJ Tracey – Ladbroke Grove
- Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man – Large
- Dave ft Burna Boy – Location
- Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care
- Lewis Capaldi – Somebody You liked
- Mabel – Don’t Name Me Up
- Mark Ronson ft Miley Cyrus – Nothing Breaks like A coronary heart
- Sam Smith & Normani – Dancing With A Stranger
- Stormzy – Vossi Bop
- Tom Walker – Simply You and I
Mastercard Album of the 12 months
- Dave – Psychodrama
- Harry Kinds – Fantastic Line
- Lewis Capaldi – Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent
- Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
- Stormy – Heavy is the Head
Greatest New artist
- Lewis Capaldi
- Sam Fender
Worldwide Feminine Solo Artist
- Ariana Grande
- Billie Eilish
- Camila Cabello
- Lana Del Rey
Worldwide Male Solo Artist
- Bruce Springsteen
- Burna Boy
- Dermot Kennedy
- Put up Malone
- Tyler the Creator.
Rising Star – winner introduced in December 2019
- Celeste (winner)
- Pleasure Crookes
Are folks proud of the nominations?
When the nominees had been introduced, many individuals had been fast to level out that ladies are noticeably absent in a couple of of the classes, together with MasterCard Album of the 12 months and Greatest Group.
Throughout the unisex classes, there are solely 4 nominations for feminine artists whereas the different 26 nominations are males. Two of the feminine nominations are held by the identical girl – 23-year-old singer-songwriter Mabel. The opposite two nominations are for Miley Cyrus and Normani.
Not sufficient ladies in the Brit nominations, disappointing however not stunning in any respect
— Aaliyah (@notwithoutsuzy) January 12, 2020
Who will likely be acting at the BRIT Awards 2020?
BRIT nominees Billie Eilish, Harry Kinds, Lewis Capaldi, Mabel, Stormzy will be part of Rising Star winner Celeste on the O2 stage for performances all through the night.
Eilish’s premiere dwell efficiency of her Bond theme ‘No Time To Die’ will happen throughout the ceremony, in response to Eilish’s official Twitter account, and will likely be livestreamed on YouTube.
Billie’s premiere efficiency of “No Time To Die” will likely be at the 2020 #BRITs on 2/18. Billie will likely be accompanied by @FINNEAS, @HansZimmer, and @Johnny_Marr. The efficiency will likely be dwell on ITV in the UK and livestreamed on YouTube in all places else in the world.
— billie eilish (@billieeilish) February 14, 2020
Each Stormzy and Harry Kinds have been nominated for Male Solo Artist and Mastercard Album of the 12 months, with Stormzy additionally securing a Music of the 12 months nomination. Lewis Capaldi has nominations for Greatest New Artist and Male Solo Artist beneath his belt.
Billie Eilish has been nominated for Greatest Worldwide Feminine Solo Artist, whereas Mabel is nominated in three classes – Greatest New Artist, Greatest Solo Artist and Music of the 12 months for her single Name Me Up.
Who received BRIT Awards final yr?
British Male Solo Artist: George Ezra
British Feminine Solo Artist: Jorja Smith
British Group: The 1975
British Breakthrough Act: Tom Walker
Worldwide Group: The Carters
Worldwide Male Solo Artist: Drake
Worldwide Feminine Solo Artist: Ariana Grande
BRITs World Success Award: Ed Sheeran
British Artist Video Award: Little Combine ft Nicki Minaj – ‘Girl Like Me’
Greatest British Producer: Calvin Harris
British Single: Calvin Harris & Dua Lipa – ‘One Kiss’
Mastercard British Album of The 12 months: The 1975 – A Temporary Inquiry into On-line Relationships
Excellent Contribution to Music: P!nk
Critics’ Alternative: Sam Fender
The BRIT Awards will air on ITV on 18th February at 7pm