Top – Brit Awards 2019: What you need to know

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Pink, George Ezra and Dua Lipa

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Pink, George Ezra and Dua Lipa amongst others are set to carry out

A number of the music’s greatest stars will collect later at London’s O2 Enviornment for the 39th Brit Awards.

Anne-Marie and Dua Lipa cleared the path with 4 nominations every, together with nominations for finest single.

And for under the second time in Brit Awards historical past, there are extra ladies than males up for the night time’s greatest prize, album of the 12 months.

Hugh Jackman, Little Combine, Jess Glynne, George Ezra, The 1975 and Sam Smith shall be among the many night time’s performers.

Here is every thing you should learn about Wednesday’s ceremony:

Who’s internet hosting?

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In contrast to the Oscars, The Brit Awards have discovered a bunch – comic Jack Whitehall, who will current for the second 12 months working.

There’s additionally hypothesis that Whitehall will be part of Jackman for his Best Showman-themed efficiency, which is able to open the ceremony.

“He’s singing reside with 150 dancers, I’ve seen the rehearsal and it may be totally spectacular,” the comic mentioned on Chris Evans’ Virgin Radio breakfast present.

Jackman additionally teased his efficiency on Instagram:

Who’s up for awards?

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Anne Marie is up for 4 awards

Final 12 months, as she collected the award for finest feminine, Dua Lipa mentioned she hoped to be joined by extra ladies on the stage.

“Here is to extra ladies profitable awards, and extra ladies taking up the world.” she mentioned.

One 12 months later, regardless of a rising gender hole within the charts, feminine artists dominate the nominations.

Jorja Smith, Ella Mai and Mabel are up towards Tom Walker and Idles are up for the British breakthrough act award.

Jorja Smith and Jess Glynne are up towards Lily Allen, Florence + the Machine and Anne-Marie for finest British feminine.

George Ezra is nominated for finest British male together with Sam Smith, Craig David, Giggs and Aphex Twin.

Ezra can be up for finest album for Staying at Tamara’s and is joined by The 1975 for A Transient Enquiry into On-line Relationships, Florence + the Machine for Excessive as Hope, Jorja Smith for Misplaced and Discovered and Anne-Marie for Communicate Your Thoughts.

Who’s performing?

Jackman’s opener will you’ll want to please mums and daughters throughout the nation.

There at all times some on-stage collaborations, and this 12 months Calvin Harris shall be joined by Dua Lipa, Rag’n’Bone Man and Sam Smith. Jess Glynn will sing with H.E.R., whereas Little Combine will seem with rapper Ms Banks.

Additionally confirmed are The 1975, George Ezra, Jorja Smith and Pink.

Talking of Pink, the US singer has already been introduced because the recipient of this 12 months’s excellent contribution to music award.

The Brit Awards shall be on ITV from 20:00 GMT on Wednesday.

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