AWARDS

BRIT Awards: Everything We Know So Far

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The 42nd BRIT Awards 2022 is on for Tuesday the 8th of February at The O2 Arena in London; nominations had been announced on the 18th of December 2021, which will be listed below, and now that we finally have more updates on hosts, performances, and more, we are excited to see how the show proceeds and all the fun it will bring. The annual event is not too far away now, which is presented by the British Phonographic industry that recognises the best in British and international music, so read on and find out all the latest updates available now!

This award ceremony will be broadcasted on ITV, and it has four new genre categories consisting of Rock, Hip-Hop, Dance, and Pop/R&B, as well as other international categories that were added in place of gendered categories that have now been removed. Moreover, the 2022 BRIT Award has been designed in collaboration with British jewellery designer Hanna Martin, who will be creating sculptures for all British nominees.

Hosting the show this year will be Mo Gilligan, who is taking over after Jack Whitehall previously hosted for four years. When announcing that he is stepping down, Jack Whitehall said, “Sad to say after 4 brilliant years, I’ll be handing on the baton as I’ll be in the US filming another project at the top of next year. Loved doing it so much. All the best to the new host, I pray they treat Mursy, my mixers and sweet little Nialler with the respect they deserve.”

Mo Gilligan, on taking over hosting, said, “It’s an absolute privilege to host the 2022 BRIT Awards. I’m truly honoured to be asked. We’re already in the extensive planning stages and all I can say is, I promise we’re going to give it all we’ve got to create an incredible night for music fans everywhere. Let’s go!”

Hosting the BRITs Red Carpet will be Clara Amfo and Maya Jama, which will broadcast on ITV2 and ITV Hub on the night of the award ceremony. Clara Amfo said, “It is such an honour and pleasure to be part of The BRITs presenting team for 2022. The spirit of celebration from the artists to the viewers is really special and I’m so excited for everyone to see more memories being made on the red carpet and stage in February!”

Maya Jama also added, “I am so excited to be back on presenting duties for the BRITs 2022! I remember watching the show growing up and still can’t quite believe I get to be a part of it. The BRITs Are Coming TV special on ITV has always been one of my favourite shows, it’s such a big celebration, everyone is on top form, and I love seeing so many of my favourite people within the music industry come together for such an incredible night.”

BRIT Awards 2022 Coming on Tuesday the 8th of February 2022:

For more information on the BRIT Awards, go on the official website HERE for the latest updates. If you are interested in watching the previous year’s BRIT Awards, then watch a three-minute summary HERE, and click HERE for all the winner speeches from 2021.

Rising Star Interviews

Rising Star Performances

The full list of nominations:

Album of the year

Adele – 30

Dave – We’re All Alone In This Together

Ed Sheeran – =

Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert

Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under

Artist of the Year

Adele

Dave

Ed Sheeran

Little Simz

Sam Fender

Best group

Coldplay

D-Block Europe

Little Mix

London Grammar

Wolf Alice

Song of the Year

A1 & J1 – Latest Trends

Adele – Easy On Me

Anne-Marie, KSI & Digital Farm Animals – Don’t Play

Becky Hill & David Guetta – Remember

Central Cee – Obsessed With You

Dave ft Stormzy – Clash

Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits

Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (Pnau Mix)

Glass Animals – Heat Waves

Joel Corry, Raye & David Guetta – Bed

KSI – Holiday

Nathan & 220Kid & Billen Ted – Wellerman

Riton, Nightcrawlers & Mufasa – Friday

Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – Body

Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love

Best new artist

Central Cee

Griff

Joy Crookes

Little Simz

Self Esteem

Best international artist

Billie Eilish

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

Best international group

Abba

BTS

Maneskin

Silk Sonic

War On Drugs

Best international song

ATB / Topic / A7S – Your Love (9PM)

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Ckay – Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)

Doja Cat ft SZA – Kiss Me More

Drake ft Lil Baby – Girls Want Girls

Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem

Jonasu – Black Magic

Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – Stay

Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)

Lil TJ & 6lack – Calling My Phone

Maneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave

Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4U

Polo G – Rapstar

Tiesto – The Business

The Weeknd – Save Your Tears

Brits Rising Star

Holly Humberstone – Winner

Bree Runway

Lola Young

Best dance

Becky Hill

Calvin Harris

Fred Again

Joel Corry

Raye

Best rock/alternative

Coldplay

Glass Animals

Sam Fender

Tom Grennan

Wolf Alice

Best pop/R&B

Adele

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Griff

Joy Crookes

Best hip-hop/grime/rap

AJ Tracey

Central Cee

Dave

Ghetts

Little Simz

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