Harry Styles 4, Wet Leg 2 at The BRIT Awards 2023

The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard took place tonight at a packed O2 Arena packed with fans, BRIT School students, artists and guests from the music industry, celebrating the last 12 months of British and international music. For the first time in his 43-year history of the show, the event took place on Saturday night, with ITV1 and He broadcast live on ITVX and streamed on YouTube for audiences outside the UK. A total of 15 awards were presented throughout the afternoon and evening, along with an all-star line-up of extraordinary live performances.

Hosted by award-winning comedian Moe Gilligan and paying tribute to the masked singer in the opening skit, the party will draw global audiences for a stunning performance of 2022’s UK’s best-selling single, ‘As It Was’. It all started when iconic superstar Harry Styles took the stage. ‘ Blue color set of blocks.

Tonight’s O2 Arena was definitely “Harry’s House”. Nominated for a global superstar, he swept the board by winning all four categories. His third studio album, Harry’s House (UK’s best-selling album in 2022), was named Mastercard Album of the Year, and his No. 1 single “As It Was” It was announced as the winner of Mastercard’s Song of the Year. Harry was named Artist of the Year by Emily in Paris stars Lucien Lavinscount and Camille Laza, and he was voted on by fans to round out the four-time tally. It was confirmed as the winner for Pop/R&B Act, one of four genre awards.

Isle of Wight duo Wet Leg had a great year. Their performance tonight is a testament to their creativity and playfulness. Against a backdrop of lush foliage, she brought the countryside to life as she performed her hit “Chaise Longue” with an all-female Morris dance troupe. For an award set inspired by the city. They now add two of his BRIT Awards to the ever-growing number of accolades. The 1975 defeated Arctic Monkeys, Nova Twins and Bad Boy Chiller Crew to be awarded Group of the Year by Leigh Anne Pinnock and Chloe Kelly. Ellie Goulding and Tom Glennan won Best New Artist, beating out competition from Sam Ryder, Mimi Webb, Lina Sawayama and Kojay Radical.

Global icon Beyoncé continued her winning streak by winning International Artist of the Year and International Song of the Year for “Break My Soul.” The US music star received the award through a video message.

BRIT introduced four genre awards last year to recognize the work of more artists. Winners were determined by fans through public voting on TikTok. Becky Hill won the BRIT for Dance Act for the second year in a row from presenters Alex Scott and Emily Atack, while H.I.C. An award-winning act, The 1975 is an alternative/rock act.

A staggering number of live performances by some of music’s biggest and most exciting names punctuated the show for over two hours. An evocative rendition of Lewis Capaldi’s “Forget Me,” a captivating performance of number one hit “Unholy” by Sam Smith and Kim Petras on a car-garage-inspired set, and neon pink from the US powerhouse Lizzo, who brought 20 dancers on stage to accompany her (along with her flute), while Cat Burns performed “Go”, over the audience at the O2 Arena. Ended with a ticker tape parade and orchestrated the stage for a set of two songs from Stormzy, “Hide and Seek” and “I Got My Smile Back,” which invited over 40s.

International Group of the Year went to Irish post-punk band Fontaine DC. Reed on behalf of the group his singer Carlos O’Connell accepted the award and sent a video message from Australia. David Guetta concluded the show with the Producer of the Year award from DJ, musician and producer Norman Cooke. A heady three-song performance featuring Becky Hill, Ella Henderson and Sam Ryder.

Earlier in the day, R&B group FLO was presented with the BRITs Rising Star award on the red carpet by 2011 winner Jessie J, and Kid Harpoon was presented with the Songwriter of the Year award. Both award presentations were broadcast during his ITV2 red carpet show hosted by Brit Awards 2023: Clara Anfo, Maya Jama and Roman Kemp.

BRIT’s red carpet captured all the excitement and anticipation leading up to the main event with an official red carpet live stream hosted by Nella Rose and Michelle Visage. YouTube legend Amelia Dimoldenberg and The Unknown Vlogs hosted exclusive YouTube shorts in his area on the red carpet and behind the scenes, while Jack Saunders made an official presentation in her BRITs backstage area.

Presenters for the evening included Ellie Goulding, Salma Hayek Pinault, Daisy Mae Cooper, Jodie Turner-Smith, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, Alex Scott, Naomi Ackie, Georgia May Jagger, Stanley・Tucci is included.

BRIT 2023 was chaired by Damien Christian (Managing Director and President of Promotions, Atlantic Records, part of Warner Music UK) with a set and presentation by Misty Buckley, BRIT TV Executive Producer Sally Wood and BRIT TV. Oversaw the BRIT creative team, including stage design. Directed by Phil Hayes.

Voted for Mastercard Album of the Year, Artist of the Year, Group of the Year, Best New Artist, Song of the Year with Mastercard, International Artist of the Year, International Group of the Year and International Song of the Year awards. I was. By BRIT Voting Academy. Nearly 1200 people from across the music industry attended, including artists, managers, producers, publishers, retailers and media. The winners of his four genre awards for Alternative/Rock Act, Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap Act, Dance Act and Pop/R&B Act were determined by public voting by TikTok. The shortlist for the BRITs Rising Star Awards includes music editors and critics from national newspapers, online music editors, music directors from major radio and music television stations, songwriters, producers and live bookers. selected by an invited panel of people). Regularly.

The 2023 ceremony marked ITV’s 30th anniversary as a broadcast partner, Mastercard’s 25th anniversary as a headline sponsor, and its 13th anniversary at the show at The O2 Arena. All three of his long-time partners have supported his BRIT ambition to host unforgettable far-reaching evenings of live music and entertainment. Additionally, he helps raise funds for the BRIT Trust, the philanthropic arm of the award that distributes funds to charities. Organizations that promote education and well-being through music, such as The BRIT School and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.

Mastercard returns as the headline partner of The BRIT Awards for the 25th year, bringing cardholders closer to their passion for music through a range of BRIT experiences. This year, Mastercard continues to partner with The BRIT School to celebrate and provide a platform for the next generation of creative talent, once again sponsoring the hugely popular Mastercard Album of the Year Awards and Song of the Year with Mastercard. served.

YouTube Music is our official digital music partner, bringing fans closer to BRIT than ever before. Home to the official livestream on YouTube, viewers around the world will be able to follow his BRIT journey from nominations through the preparatory stages to the award itself, as well as follow-up performances. request. Fans were also able to watch exclusive behind-the-scenes footage on her YouTube short and listen to a playlist of their favorite artists on YouTube Music.

And the winner is… (In order of announcement on the day)

Awards – Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act
Winner – Aichi
Presenter: Declan Rice / Jodie Turner Smith

Award – International Artist of the Year
Winner – Beyoncé
Presenter: Georgia May Jagger / Rhys Connor

Award – Dance Act
Winner – Becky Hill
Presenter: Alex Scott / Emily Atack

Award – POP/R&B ACT
Winner: Harry Styles
Presenter: Salma Hayek Pinault

Award – Best New Artist
Winner: Wet Leg
Presenter: Tom Grennan / Ellie Goulding

Awards – Artist of the Year
Winner: Harry Styles
Presenter: Lucien Laviscount / Camille Laza

Awards – International Group of the Year
Winner: Fontaine DC
Presenters: Maya Jama / Clara Amfo / Roman Kemp

Awards – Group of the Year
Winner: Wet Leg
Presenter: Lee Ann Pinnock / Chloe Kelly

Awards – International Song of the Year
Winner: Beyoncé, “Break My Soul”
Presenter: Naomi Ackie

Award – Alternative/Rock Act
Winner: The 1975
Presenter: Daisy Mae Cooper / Seryn Hisz

Award – Song of the Year
Winner: Harry Styles, “As It Was”
Presenter: Shania Twain

Winner – Producer
Winner: David Guetta
Presenter: Norman Cook

Awards – Mastercard Album of the Year
Winner: Harry Styles, “Harry’s House”
Presenter: Stanley Tucci

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