The BRIT Awards 2019 are coming but when are the BRITs this year, who's hosting and how can you get tickets?
Here's all the latest from the 2019 BRITs ahead of the nominations reveal this weekend, including who's performing on the BRITs so far.
BRIT Awards 2019 date
The 2019 Brit Awards will be held on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 at the O2 Arena in London.
The show will air live on ITV. Although exact timings are yet to be confirmed in past years the show has started at 8PM.
The Brits 2019 will be hosted by comedian Jack Whitehall for a second year.
Jack Whitehall said: “I am excited to be invited back to host The BRITs for a second time, I had a great time at this year’s ceremony and look forward to another exceptional night of music and entertainment.”
BRITs Chairman and Chairman & CEO of Sony Music UK and Ireland Jason Iley said: “Jack was one of the best BRITs hosts the show has seen for many years – I’m delighted he has decided to do it again next year. He was so funny and very engaging, I can’t wait to see what he will bring to the show in 2019.”
BRITs 2019 nominations
The full shortlist of nominations for the 2019 BRIT awards was revealed live on ITV at 5PM on Saturday, January 12. Host Clara Amfo announced the nominations across the one hour show.
The full Brits 2019 nominations is now available from the BRITs website after the show.
It was previously revealed that Sam Fender is the winner of the 2019 Critics’ Choice Award, having been nominated alongside Lewis Capaldi and Mahalia.
BRITs 2019 performers
The stars performing at the 'The BRITs Are Coming' - a one hour TV special which will exclusively reveal the much anticipated nominations for The BRIT Awards 2019 - were confirmed in December.
Alongside the nominations shortlist reveal, the show on Saturday, January 12 featured exclusive performances by some of the UK’s most exciting music acts: Little Mix, George Ezra, Jess Glynne, Not3s & Mabel, and the winner of the 2019 Critics’ Choice award Sam Fender, who will be presented with his award on the show.
Performers on the BRITs 2019 main ceremony in February will be confirmed over the coming weeks.
BRIT Awards tickets
You can be in the audience for the BRIT Awards in 2019 at the O2 Arena.
You need to be at least 16 years old and can purchase tickets from TheO2.co.uk.