This 12 months’s BRIT awards will air on ITV tomorrow night time (Tuesday, May 09).
Taylor Swift is set to make historical past as the primary feminine artist to win the worldwide icon Brit Award.
As ever there might be massive performers, and even a reside viewers (a rarity in Covid instances).
About 4,000 folks will attend the 2021 present at London’s O2 area – about one fifth of the venue’s capability.
The occasion, hosted by Jack Whitehall, is a part of the Government’s reside occasions pilot scheme. Which means these attending the indoor ceremony won’t be socially distanced or required to put on face coverings as soon as seated.
Organisers have given 2,500 of the 4,000 tickets to folks engaged on the entrance line of the pandemic from the Greater London space.
Here’s all you want to know concerning the present.
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When are the BRIT Awards 2021?
The Brit Awards 2021 happen on Tuesday, May 11, at O2 Arena in London.
Originally deliberate for February, it fared the identical destiny as occasions such because the Oscars and the Met Gala – which have been postponed due to the continuing pandemic.
How to watch the BRIT awards 2021?
ITV and ITV Hub will air the award ceremony airs between 8 pm and 10.15 pm on Tuesday, May 11.
The prelude of night time will see the arrival of this 12 months’s nominees and snippets from behind-the-scenes on ITV2 at 7 pm, with The Brit Awards: Backstage.
The occasion will even be live-streamed from the ceremony’s official YouTube channel.
Who are the nominees?
Dua Lipa, Arlo Parks, Celeste, rap duo Young T & Bugsey and DJ and producer Joel Corry are all nominated for 3 awards this 12 months.
Jessie Ware, dance music duo Bicep and rappers AJ Tracey, J Hus and Headie One all scored two nominations apiece.
But the star who will make historical past tomorrow is Taylor Swift, who is to turn out to be the primary feminine artist to win the worldwide icon Brit Award.
The US singer might be introduced with the prize on Tuesday through the ceremony.
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Taylor, 31, will even be the youngest particular person ever to win the Global Icon Award, which is the BRITs’ highest accolade, with the gong beforehand going to music legends Sir Elton John, David Bowie and Robbie Williams.
She has been recognised for “her immense influence on music the world over and unimaginable repertoire and achievements to date”, in accordance to the organisers of the awards.
Swift is additionally nominated within the worldwide feminine solo artist class forward of the 2021 ceremony, her sixth Brit Award nomination to date.
“Taylor’s profession is unparalleled and her music and affect has resonated with tens of millions of individuals all around the world,” the Brit Award assertion mentioned.
“She’s used her platform to spotlight many points globally and not too long ago has been applauded for her work selling acceptance of the LGBTQ neighborhood.”
Last month Swift landed her seventh UK primary album with Fearless (Taylor’s Version). It was her third chart-topping album within the house of simply 259 days.
Check the BRIT awards web page for the complete listing of nominees.
Who will carry out on the BRIT Awards 2021?
Swift is not anticipated to carry out on the ceremony, which might be hosted for a fourth time by Jack Whitehall
The present will open with a efficiency from Coldplay.
Other performers on the night time embrace Dua Lipa, The Weeknd, Olivia Rodgrigo and Headie One.
Rag ‘n’ Bone Man will even play his newest single Anywhere Away From Here, accompanied by the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust Choir.