Sam Thompson and Zara McDermott awkwardly leave Pete Wicks to third wheel on Brits red carpet
Posted by  badge Boss on Mar 02
Zara McDermott and Sam Thompson couldn’t help but lock lips on the red carpet(Picture: David Fisher/Shutterstock)

The 2024 have begun with a host of stars arriving at ’s for the night of music and celebration, with all eyes on the nominees.

This year will see , as Roman Kemp, Maya Jama, andall take to the stage after  .

Raye is set to stun this evening, withwhile band The Last Dinner Party have been after their rising star nod.

While the show doesn’t kick off on until 8.30pm tonight, the celebrities are already out in force with some fantastic outfits, with on-trend cutaways and daring dresses.

Nobody has caused quite the stir that but poor Pete Wicks was left in the dust by his best mate Sam Thompson as they walked the red carpet.

Zara McDermott walked the carpet with her partner Sam, smooching for cameras in a loved-up display while Pete loitered off to the side taking solo snaps.

The pair weren’t afraid to show a little love despite leaving Pete Wicks off to the side (Picture: Jeff Spicer/WireImage)
Of course, Sam wasn’t going to let his best mate go solo (Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)

The trio reunited for some group snaps, with the two men looking dapper in suits and the Love Island legend in a gorgeous red lace look with rose and coordinating gloves.

wasn’t fading into the background as he arrived in a bold green suit.

The Strictly star opted for a smokey eye and nude lip to complement his striped asymmetric outfit.

Former Pussycat Doll and general icon, Ashley Roberts, laughed as she walked the carpet in a daring white gown which dramatically hugged her body.

She almost tripped over the floor-length skirt which had a thigh-high split and ab-flaunting underbust cutaway moment.

Ashley Roberts kept things low and abs-olutely gorgeous in her white gown (Picture: Dave Hogan/Hogan Media/Shutterst)
Strictly’s Layton Williams brought fashion as always in his asymmetric green suit(Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)
Drag Race’s Bimini opted for dangerous glamour (Credits: Dave Hogan/Hogan Media/Shutterst)

Drag Race icon Bimini Bon Boulash looked stunning in their corset gown, accessorised rather alarmingly with metal spikes coming from their chest.

Nude illusion has certainly been popular with the stars this year as The Last Dinner Party continued their reputation for bold political fashion statements.

Two of the five performers – Emily Roberts and Lizzie Mayland – ditched bras entirely in nipple-revealing dresses, with their bandmates going for corsets and miniskirts.

Singer and guitarist Abigail Morris made her statement less revealing but even more obvious, in a floor-length gown which read ‘I’m only here for your entertainment’.

The Rising Star nominees have been hit with accusations that the group is backed by music industry bigwigs, seemingly without having proved themselves first.

With the group set to perform later, they will no doubt be under much scrutiny and seem to be saying they have nothing to hide.

The Last Dinner Party bared all at their first Brit Awards (Picture: Jed Cullen/Dave Benett/Getty Images)
Laura Whitmore went for the body-hugging, dramatic thigh slit trend (Picture: Samir Hussein/WireImage)
While Tallia Storm ditched her gown entirely(Picture: Ian West/PA Wire)
A newly pregnant Sian Welby kept her look short and sweet (Picture: Dave Hogan/Hogan Media/Shutterst)

Laura Whitmore got the memo for dramatic slits as she showcased her classic all-black dress with an abstract dot pattern and asymmetric sleeve design.

Celeb’s Go Dating’s Tallia Storm decided to ditch downs entirely as she rocked a lingerie look, channelling her inner Ginger Spice in a Union Flag jacket and very little else.

Keeping things sleek, The Masked Singer host, Joel Dommett, ditched his more colourful suits as he posed in a chic all-black fit.

Days after announcing her pregnancy, Roman’s co-host Sian Welby arrived in a bump-hiding bright red dress, with red accessories including a lip bag.

The broke  during Wednesday’s programme that she and  are set to welcome a new arrival.

She said: ‘I’ve got a bit of an announcement for you! I’m pregnant! I don’t know how I’ve managed to keep it from you for so long. It’s not a joke, it’s not a joke!’