The BRIT Awards 2023: voting, date, nominees, host and more

26 January 2023, 09:59 | Updated: 31 January 2023, 16:46

When are the BRIT Awards 2023? Who is the host? Here's all we know about the upcoming award show.

The BRIT Awards 2023 are fast approaching and we can't wait for a night of star-studded performances and iconic moments live from London.

>> Vote For The BRITs 2023 Best Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act On TikTok <<

With the award this year designed by Nigerian-born artist Slawn, he follows in the footsteps of some iconic designers like Vivienne Westwood and Tracey Emin.

So, who are the nominees? Who is performing? Here's all we know about the 2023 BRITs so far...

Last year's awards saw Little Simz scoop up four awards.
Last year's awards saw Little Simz scoop up four awards. Picture: Getty Images

Get ready to have your say, as the TikTok public vote is returning to the BRITs! Here's how you can submit your choice for the Hip Hop, Grime, Rap category.

Fans can cast their votes via the dedicated TikTok voting hub from January 19 to February 2.

The voting window will close at midday GMT. And it gets better - you can vote up to ten times every single day and have your say on what artist you think should take the Hip Hop, Grime, Rap trophy home!

Vote counts will reset every day at midnight GMT within the voting window, ready for users to cast another 10 votes per category. Any registered TikTok user is eligible to vote globally.

Mo Gillgan is hosting the BRITs this year.
Mo Gillgan is hosting the BRITs this year. Picture: Getty
  1. When are the 2023 BRIT Awards?

    The 2023 BRITs take place on Saturday 11th February at the O2 Arena.

    This marks the first time ever that the BRITs will happen and broadcast on a Saturday evening, which is a milestone achievement.

    This award show has been going since 1977, when The Beatles won the gong for British Album of the Year.

    The awards will be able to watched on ITV1 and ITVX.

    Dave performed at last year's prestigious awards.
    Dave performed at last year's prestigious awards. Picture: Getty Images
  2. Who is hosting the 2023 BRIT Awards?

    For the second year running, funnyman Mo Gilligan will be hosting the award show.

    On being asked to come back for a second year, Mo revealed that, "Hosting the BRITs last year was one of the most phenomenal moments of my life. I’ve been so honoured to get to know the incredible team behind the biggest night in music and so proud to bring our amazing audiences even closer to their favourite artists.

    "I promise you, we’re going to go even bigger this year… Let's go!"

    Mo Gilligan is back to host the 2023 BRIT Awards.
    Mo Gilligan is back to host the 2023 BRIT Awards. Picture: BRIT PRESS
  3. Who is nominated for the 2023 BRIT Awards?

    Nominations for the 2023 BRIT Awards were announced on 12th January.

    The winner for the 2023 Rising Star Award has been revealed, with R&B girl group FLO scooping up the award.

    Nia Archives and Cat Burns were runners up for the prestigious award.

    FLO won the Rising Star Award for 2023.
    FLO won the Rising Star Award for 2023. Picture: Getty

    Here are the nominations for the 2023 BRIT Awards:

    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 and 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 & Bebe Rexha - I'm Good (Blue)

    Fireboy DML & Ed Sheeran - Peru

    Encanto - We Don't Talk About Bruno

    GAYLE - abcdefu

    Jack Harlow - First Class

    Lizzo - About Damn Time

    Lost Frequencies / Calum Scott - Where are you now?

    One Republic - I Ain't Worried

    Taylor Swift - Anti-Hero

    Mastercard 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

    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 - Make Me Feel


    Sam Smith & Kim Petras - Unholy

  4. Who is performing at the BRIT Awards?

    Rapper Stormzy will be taking to the stage at the 2023 BRIT awards, it has just been announced.

    Fresh from the release of his third album 'This Is What I Mean', the London-based rapper is likely to perform his hits 'Hide and Seek' and 'Firebabe'.

    The rapper is nominated for Album Of The Year, Artist Of The Year and Hip Hop/Grime/Rap Act at the awards.

    Stormzy will be taking to the O2 to perform at the BRITs.
    Stormzy will be taking to the O2 to perform at the BRITs. Picture: Getty

    Harry Styles is also among the artists who will be performing at the 2023 BRIT Awards!

    Harry has picked up four nominations this year and has performed to over two million people in his 'Love on Tour' shows that have run since 2021.

    Along with Mr. Styles, Sam Smith & Kim Petras and Wet Leg will also be performing.

    Harry Styles last performed at the 2020 ceremony.
    Harry Styles last performed at the 2020 ceremony. Picture: Getty

    Last minute additions to the performances include Cat Burns, Lizzo and David Guetta with Becky Hill and Ella Henderson.

    Lizzo last performed an iconic medley at the 2020 awards, and we are hoping 2023 will bring a performance just as special.

    David Guetta will be performing and has been nominated for International Song of the Year.

  5. How can I get tickets?

    Tickets are on sale for the 2023 BRIT Awards here.

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