Brit Awards 2023: Date, host, nominees, and how to watch on TV
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 07
Sam Ryder at the Brit 2023 nominations – but when is the ceremony this year? (Picture: JMEnternational/Getty Images)

It’s that time of year again for the entertainment industry…

We’ve just found out , and now it’s time for .

The Awards are designed to champion the best of British music – while also giving props to artists from the US and around the globe.

Some of the biggest winners of the annual award include , Coldplay, Annie Lennox, and Take That, Arctic Monkeys, Oasis, the Spice Girls and .

So, when is the 2023 ceremony happening, and how can you watch it at home?

Here’s all you need to know.

When is the Brit Awards 2023? Ceremony date

The Brit Awards will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2023.

The ceremony is to be held at The O2 in Greenwich, London, with things kicking off in the evening.

Who is hosting the Brits this year?

British comedian and The Masked Singer star Mo Gilligan is set to host this year’s ceremony.

Mo, 34, previously hosted the Brits in 2022 – having taken over from comic Jack Whitehall.

As for 2023’s performances, , Becky Hill, David Guetta, Ella Henderson, Wet Leg, Cat Burns, Sam Smith and Kim Petras.

Comedian Mo Gilligan was also at the helm of the Brits 2022 (Picture: JMEnternational/Getty Images)

Which artists are nominated for Brits this year?

We already know who’ll be taking home the – girl group Flo, comprised of Jorja Douglas, Stella Quaresma, and Renée Downer.

However, the main – as the Artist of the Year category, replacing separate Best Male and Female Artist awards, failed to highlight any women stars.

, , Fred again.., Central Cee and George Ezra were all given nods, while artists such as Adele didn’t make the cut.

The Brits are back for 2023 – and 2021 winner Harry Styles is nominated once again, having just picked up a Grammy (Picture: JMEnternational/JMEnternational for BRIT Awards/Getty Images)

The full list of Brit Awards 2023 nominees

Song of the Year

  • Aitch and Ashanti – Baby
  • Cat Burns – Go
  • Dave – Starlight
  • Ed Sheeran and Elton John – Merry Christmas
  • Eliza Rose and Interplanetary Criminal – B.O.T.A. (Baddest of Them All)
  • George Ezra – Green Green Grass
  • Harry Styles – As It Was
  • Lewis Capaldi – Forget Me
  • LF System – Afraid To Feel
  • Sam Smith and Kim Petras – Unholy

Best New Artist

  • Kojey Radical
  • Mimi Webb
  • Rina Sawayama
  • Sam Ryder
  • Wet Leg

Artist of the Year

  • Central Cee
  • Fred again..
  • George Ezra
  • Harry Styles
  • Stormzy

Group of the Year

  • The 1975
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Bad Boy Chiller Crew
  • Nova Twins
  • Wet Leg

International Group of the Year

  • Blackpink
  • Drake & 21 Savage
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fontaines D.C.
  • Gabriels

Best Pop/R&B Act

  • Cat Burns
  • Charli XCX
  • Dua Lipa
  • Harry Styles
  • Sam Smith

Best Rock/Alternative Act

  • The 1975
  • Arctic Monkeys
  • Nova Twins
  • Tom Grennan
  • Wet Leg

Best Dance Act

  • Becky Hill
  • Bonobo
  • Calvin Harris
  • Eliza Rose
  • Fred again..

Best Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act

  • Aitch
  • Central Cee
  • Dave
  • Loyle Carner
  • Stormzy

International Artist of the Year

  • Beyoncé
  • Burna Boy
  • Kendrick Lamar
  • Lizzo
  • Taylor Swift

International Song of the Year

  • Beyoncé – Break My Soul
  • David Guetta and Bebe Rexha – I’m Good (Blue)
  • Fireboy DML and Ed Sheeran – Peru
  • Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo, Adassa, Rhenzy Feliz, Diane Guerrero, Stephanie Beatriz and cast of Encanto – We Don’t Talk About Bruno
  • Gayle – abcdefu
  • Jack Harlow – First Class
  • Lizzo – About Damn Time
  • Lost Frequencies and Calum Scott – Where Are You Now
  • OneRepublic – I Ain’t Worried
  • Taylor Swift – Anti-Hero

MasterCard British Album of the Year

  • The 1975 – Being Funny in a Foreign Language
  • Wet Leg – Wet Leg
  • Harry Styles – Harry’s House
  • Stormzy – This Is What I Mean
  • Fred again.. – Actual Life 3

Critics also noted that the .

Nominations for this category went to pop performers Cat Burns, Charli XCX, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles and Sam Smith – with no R&B names mentioned in the five slots.

The news prompted R&B singer (and former Brits nominee) Mahalia to tweet: ‘Forget putting us in this category. Give us our own!!!!!’

Up for International Artist of the Year are mega stars Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Lizzo, plus Kendrick Lamar and Burna Boy – while Group of the Year nominees include The 1975, Arctic Monkeys and Wet Leg.

How to watch the Brit Awards 2023 on TV

Get your TVs ready on February 11, as the Brits will be broadcast on ITV1 from 8.30pm until 10.45pm.

Fans of host Mo are in for a treat this Saturday, as he’ll also appear on the preceding programme – The Masked Singer, on which he is a judge – from 7pm until 8.30pm.

Of course, you can always catch up on the Brits on ITV’s streaming service ITVX after the fact.

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