2019 Brit Awards

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39th Brit Awards
2019 Brit Awards.svg
Date20 February 2019
VenueThe O2 Arena
Hosted byJack Whitehall
Clara Amfo
(BRITs Are Coming Nominations Launch Show and live from the Red carpet)
Alice Levine
(live from the Red carpet)
Most awardsThe 1975 and Calvin Harris (2)
Most nominationsAnne-Marie, Dua Lipa and Jess Glynne (4)
Television/radio coverage
ITV2 (Red carpet)
Runtime140 minutes[1]
Viewership4.1 million[2]

The 2019 Brit Awards were held on 20 February 2019 at The O2 Arena in London. It was the 39th edition of the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. On 26 November 2018, Jack Whitehall was announced as the host for the second year running.[3] Sir David Adjaye was announced as the official designer of the BRIT statuette.[4] In December 2018, it was announced that BBC Radio 1, Live Lounge and Top of the Pops host Clara Amfo hosted the BRITs Are Coming Nominations Launch Show on 12 January 2019. Clara Amfo and Alice Levine was live from the Red Carpet before the Main Show on ITV2.

On 11 February 2019, it was announced that Hugh Jackman would open the ceremony with a song from The Greatest Showman soundtrack and on 13 February 2019 during her appearance on BBC One's The One Show with Alex Jones and Matt Baker, Clara Amfo confirmed that Pink would close the ceremony.[5][6]



Performer(s) Song UK Singles Chart reaction
(week ending 24 January 2019)
UK Albums Chart reaction
(week ending 24 January 2019)
Jess Glynne "Thursday" 24 (–5) Always In Between – 5 (+1)
I Cry When I Laugh – 36 (+10)
George Ezra "Hold My Girl" 12 (–4) Staying at Tamara's – 2 (+/–)
Wanted on Voyage – 40 (–6)
"Fine Line"
"My Lover"
Little Mix "Think About Us" N/A LM5 – 21 (+1)
Glory Days – 60 (+3)
Sam Fender "Play God" N/A N/A

Main show[edit]

Performer(s) Song UK Singles Chart reaction
(week ending 28 February 2019)
UK Albums Chart reaction
(week ending 28 February 2019)
Hugh Jackman "The Greatest Show" 80 (–1) The Greatest Showman: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – 2 (+/–)
George Ezra
Hot 8 Brass Band
"Shotgun" 27 (+5) Staying at Tamara's – 5 (+2)
Wanted on Voyage – 43 (+8)
Little Mix
Ms Banks
"Woman Like Me" 88 (–6) LM5 – 34 (–5)
Glory Days – 65 (+11)
Jorja Smith "Don't Watch Me Cry" N/A Lost & Found – 47 (re-entry)
Calvin Harris
Rag'n'Bone Man
Sam Smith
Dua Lipa
"One Kiss"
4 (+2)
50 (+/–)
69 (+9)
Calvin Harris

Rag'n'Bone Man
Human – 68 (re-entry)

Sam Smith
In the Lonely Hour – 53 (+1)
The Thrill of It All – 83 (+3)

Dua Lipa
Dua Lipa – 15 (–1)

Jess Glynne
"Thursday" 41 (–2) Always In Between – 12 (–2)
I Cry When I Laugh – 50 (–1)
The 1975 "Sincerity Is Scary" N/A A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships – 23 (+18)
Dan Smith
"Walk Me Home"
"Just like Fire"
"Just Give Me a Reason"
"What About Us"
N/A Greatest Hits... So Far!!! – 55 (+44)

Winners and nominees[edit]

The nominations were revealed on 12 January 2019.[7][8]

British Album of the Year
(presented by Jared Leto)
Special Achievement Awards
British Single of the Year
(presented by Liam Payne and Winnie Harlow)
British Artist Video of the Year
(presented by Bros)
British Male Solo Artist
(presented by Daniel Sturridge and Paloma Faith)
British Female Solo Artist
(presented by H.E.R. and Nile Rodgers)
British Group
(presented by Natalie Dormer and Vicky McClure)
British Breakthrough Act
(presented by Alice Levine and Clara Amfo)
International Male Solo Artist
(presented by Jack Whitehall)
International Female Solo Artist
(presented by Jack Whitehall)
International Group
(presented by Jack Whitehall)
Critics' Choice Award
(presented by Clara Amfo)

Multiple nominations and awards[edit]

Artists with the most nominations
Artists with the most awards
Artists that received multiple nominations
Nominations Artist
4 Anne-Marie
Dua Lipa
Jess Glynne
3 George Ezra
Jorja Smith
2 The 1975
Calvin Harris
Clean Bandit
Dan Caplen
Demi Lovato
Florence and the Machine
Little Mix
Rita Ora
Tom Walker
Artists that received multiple awards
Wins Artist
2 The 1975
Calvin Harris

YouTube Music and Facebook hosts[edit]

On 14 February 2019, it was announced that Capital FM Breakfast Show host Vick Hope and Todrick Hall would host the YouTube Music Live Stream from 7:45pm GMT and it was also announced on the same day, that Jamie Laing and Yasmin Evans would host the Facebook Red Carpet Live Stream from 4:30pm GMT.


  1. ^ How Long Are The BRITs 2019? - Viewers Have A Lot To Look Forward To, February 2019
  2. ^ Brit Awards audience falls to just over four million - 21 February 2019
  3. ^ Highland, News. "Jack Whitehall to host 2019 Brit Awards…and he wants to upset some celebs! - Highland Radio - Latest Donegal News and Sport". www.highlandradio.com.
  4. ^ "Sir David Adjaye announced as 2019 statue designer". BRIT Awards.
  5. ^ "Hugh Jackman to open The BRITs 2019". BRIT Awards. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  6. ^ "Brit awards 2019: the live show and winners – as it happened". Guardian. 20 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  7. ^ "'The BRITs Are Coming' Nominations Show". BRIT Awards. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  8. ^ "Full list of Brit awards 2019 winners". Guardian. 20 February 2019. Retrieved 22 February 2019.

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