The 2023 BRIT Awards will take place on February 11 – Music News

The 2023 BRIT Awards with Mastercard will return on Saturday 11 February.

For the first time in the history of the Music Awards – which turns 30 next year – the party will take place on a Saturday at the O2 in London.

Damian Christian, Managing Director and Chairman of Promotions at Atlantic Records, has also been announced as the new BRIT Committee Chairman for 2023.

He said: “The BRITs are the biggest night of the year for the UK music industry, and we want as many eyes as possible to be on it, as we showcase the best and most talented UK talent. diversified. Moving the show to a Saturday will breathe new life into the iconic ceremony, while introducing a new, more engaged audience.

Last year’s ceremony saw Adele win big, taking home three major awards in total.

Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Billie Eilish also picked up top prizes.

As for performances, organizers managed to keep a surprise performance by Ed Sheeran and Bring Me The Horizon, the pop megastar and alternative rockers a secret, leaving viewers stunned with their heavyweight take on the pop hit “Bad Habits.” “.

The event also saw a new selection of gender-neutral categories introduced after organizers decided to scrap the top men’s and women’s categories and create a wider pool of nominees.

And for the first time in the event’s history, fans were able to purchase tickets on the arena floor, where the nominees are seated.

Comedian Mo Gilligan took over from Jack Whitehall as host.

The 2023 BRIT Awards with Mastercard will be broadcast exclusively on ITV and ITVX.

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