Awards season continues with the iconic Brit Awards 2020, which airs tonight. It's a big one this year, as the music celebration giant is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

If you're looking to tune in, we've got all the details including the time, TV channel, hosts, performers, nominees and how to watch from outside of the UK.

When are the Brit Awards 2020?

The Brit Awards for 2020 will take place tonight on 18 February 2020 at 8pm GMT at The O2 in London. You'll also be able to catch the red carpet coverage on ITV2 from 7pm, but TikTok will be on top of the action as well. Here's all the channels where you can follow along:

Which channel are the Brit Awards 2020 on?

In the UK, the Brit Awards will be shown on ITV One, and coverage will last for around two hours. There's no word yet on whether there will be a highlights show on the TV, but we'll keep an eye out. 

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 2020 online

The easiest way to watch the Brits online is via the official YouTube livestream, which starts from 8pm. This will be presented by Munya Chawawa and Patricia Bright, and you can tune in here

Another way to watch is 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 ITV Hub.

Those outside the UK will need to use a VPN to access the player. Our current top VPN recommendations are NordVPN and ExpressVPN, but take a look at our full VPN ranking to find out more.

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

Where can I buy Brit Awards 2020 tickets?

If you'd rather go in person then you get buy tickets for the awards here. There's a few more going before tonight, so get in quick!

Who is hosting the Brit Awards 2020?

Comedian Jack Whitehall will be back for a third year running - and it's no surprise considering that viewers have dubbed him a favourite, with some hilarious jokes and one-liners. Meanwhile, the red carpet coverage will be hosted by Alice Levine and Clara Amfo. 

Who are the Brit Awards 2020 performers?

As well as the awards, the Brits have live performances from various artists. Billie Eilish is the most anticipated star, as she'll be performing the new Bond song, No Time To Die. The winner of the Rising Star award - Celeste - will have a performance slot with the song Strange. Other performers include:

  • Dave
  • Harry Styles
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Lizzo
  • Mabel
  • Rod Stewart
  • Stormzy

Who are the Brit Awards 2020 nominations?

Below you can see all the nominees for the various Brit Award categories:

Album of the Year

  • Dave - 'Psychodrama'
  • Harry Styles - 'Fine Line'
  • Lewis Capaldi - 'Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent'
  • Michael Kiwanuka - 'Kiwanuka'
  • Stormzy - 'Heavy Is The Head'

Female Solo Artist

  • Charli XCX
  • FKA Twigs
  • Freya Ridings 
  • Mabel
  • Mahalia

Male Solo Artist

  • Dave
  • Harry Styles
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Michael Kiwanuka
  • Stormzy

Best Group 

  • Bastille
  • Bring Me The Horizon 
  • Coldplay
  • D-Block Europe
  • Foals

Best New Artist 

  • Aitch
  • Dave
  • Lewis Capaldi
  • Mabel
  • Sam Fender

Song of the Year 

  • AJ Tracey - 'Ladbroke Grove'
  • Calvin Harris & Rag’n’Bone Man - 'Giant'
  • Dave feat. Burna Boy - 'Location'
  • Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - 'I Don't Care'
  • Lewis Capaldi - 'Someone You Loved'
  • Mabel - 'Don't Call Me Up'
  • Mark Ronson feat. Miley Cyrus - 'Nothing Breaks Like The Heart'
  • Sam Smith & Normani - 'Dancing With A Stranger'
  • Stormzy - 'Vossi Bop'
  • Tom Walker - 'Just You and I'

International Male Solo Artist

  • Bruce Springsteen
  • Burna Boy
  • Dermot Kennedy
  • Post Malone
  • Tyler the Creator

International Female Solo Artist

  • Ariana Grande
  • Billie Eilish
  • Camila Cabello
  • Lana Del Rey
  • Lizzo

Rising Star

  • Celeste (winner)
  • Beabadoobee
  • Joy Crookes