The Brit Awards are back for 2022, and with performances from Adele, Liam Gallagher and Ed Sheeran, it’s set to be a night to remember. Here’s everything you need to know including the time, TV channel, performers and nominees.
This year, the ceremony has scrapped gendered categories, meaning that artists of all genders will compete against one another for the first time.
When are the Brit Awards 2022?
The Brit Awards will take place tonight, Tuesday 8 February at 8pm GMT at The O2 in London. If you’re based in the UK capital (or are prepared to travel down), then
tickets for the event are on sale now.
Which channel is the Brit Awards 2022 on?
In the UK, the Brit Awards will be shown on ITV One, and coverage will last for two and a half hours. You can also get backstage coverage from 7pm GMT on ITV2 with interviews with performers, nominees and guest presenters.
Unfortunately, it doesn’t appear that any international channels will be airing the show. However, if you’re not in the UK and still want to tune in, there is a way.
How to watch the Brit Awards 2022 online
If you’d like to watch the show in its televised format, then you can do so via the ITV catchup service. If you’re in the UK, then watching ITV One online via various devices is pretty easy. Just use the
Those outside the UK will need to use a VPN to access the player. Our current top VPN recommendation is
NordVPN, but take a look at ourfull VPN ranking for further options.
Once you’ve chosen a VPN, set it to the UK, and then you should be able to access the ITV Hub. If you’d like to know more details on how to do this, then read our detailed guide to watching
ITV Hub from abroad.
Another way to watch the Brits online is via the
official YouTube livestream. Red carpet coverage will start at 6pm – you can tune into this via the video below:
The Brits state that the YouTube livestream for the actual ceremony will be available for ‘international fans’, and will be presented by AJ Odudu and Reece Parkinson.
blog post does state that performances won’t air live on this stream – they will instead be put on YouTube once the show has finished.
Who is hosting the Brit Awards 2022?
Comedian Jack Whitehall has stepped down this year and is being replaced by Mo Gilligan, who has been seen on The Masked Singer and The Big Breakfast and has an upcoming Netflix comedy special later this year.
Meanwhile, backstage coverage will be hosted by Clara Amfo and Maya Jama.
Who are the Brit Awards 2022 performers?
As usual, there’s a wide range of performers taking to the stage, including a number of artists who are up for awards this year. These include:
Digital Farm Animals
Who are the Brit Awards 2022 nominees?
Below you can see all the nominees for the various Brit Award categories:
Album of the Year
Adele – 30
Dave – We’re All Alone In This Together
Ed Sheeran – =
Little Simz – Sometimes I Might Be Introvert
Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Under
Artist of the Year
Song of the Year
A1 & J1 – Latest Trends
Adele – Easy On Me
Anne-Marie, KSI & Digital Farm Animals – Don’t Play
Becky Hill & David Guetta – Remember
Central Cee – Obsessed With You
Dave ft Stormzy – Clash
Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits
Elton John & Dua Lipa – Cold Heart (Pnau Mix)
Glass Animals – Heat Waves
Joel Corry, Raye & David Guetta – Bed
KSI – Holiday
Nathan & 220Kid & Billen Ted – Wellerman
Riton, Nightcrawlers & Mufasa – Friday
Tion Wayne & Russ Millions – Body
Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love
Best new artist
Best International Artist
Lil Nas X
Best International Group
War On Drugs
Best International Song
ATB / Topic / A7S – Your Love (9PM)
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Ckay – Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)
Doja Cat ft SZA – Kiss Me More
Drake ft Lil Baby – Girls Want Girls
Galantis, David Guetta & Little Mix – Heartbreak Anthem
Jonasu – Black Magic
Kid Laroi & Justin Bieber – Stay
Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
Lil TJ & 6lack – Calling My Phone
Maneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave
Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4U
Polo G – Rapstar
Tiesto – The Business
The Weeknd – Save Your Tears
Brits Rising Star
Holly Humberstone – Winner
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