BRIT Awards: Red Carpet – Live Blog

It’s take time of the year again, the biggest night in British Music. The BRIT Awards are upon us. Join us this evening for unpresidented updates from the red carpet, to the live event to even backstage antics!


Live Updates


19:00 – Are we all ready? The celebrities have began arriving on the Red Carpet and we’re here every step of the way with live unpresidented updates from tonight’s shenannigans! 

19:00 – Peter Andre is joining us on the Red Carpet along with Dave Berry. He will be interviewing the good, the great and the…well, hopeful!

19:00 – On the Red Carpet is KEITH LEMON! Keith and Peter are talking about Keith’s real accent! He says he is excited about seeing Paddy McGuinness tonight along with Fearne Cotton.

19:02 – Dave is in the studio with Alan Carr. 5th year in the row he is at the BRITs. He says he has been drunk every time he has been at the show and they keep asking him back!

19:03 – Alan says he is fine with walking the Red Carpet. 

19:04 – We’re being shown a collection of clips from last year’s BRIT awards.

19:06 – James Blunt is on the Red Carpet. He says that the press make the BRITS out to be a competition and it’s not, it’s a celebration of music. He says he will see Peter in the bar later.

19:06 – Back to the studio with Dave and Alan. Alan will be presenting the award for the BEST SINGLE. Alan says he thought florence from florence and the machine was Fizz from Corrie. Alan says he loves Plan B and Tinie Tempah

19:08 – Alan Carr says his singing sounds like a seagull at the tip!

19:09 – We’re being shown a mantage of clips from rehersals today at the BRIT Awards.

19:10 – Alan says that he does get nervous about going out and presenting the awards. The arena is so much bigger this year than at Earls Court.

19:10 – Alan says he loves JLS and they’re quite good friends. He has supported them from the beginning. 

19:10 – Alan says he has snogged Take That, JLS, Lilly Allen and Lady GaGa before at the BRITS.

19:11 – Tonight performing on the BRITS: Take That and Adele – ohhh, who else though?

19:12 – Alan Carr says that when he does his stand up tour he does working mens tours first and builds up and builds up then he gets to the big places like the O2 Arena!

19:13 – After the break, Dave will be talking to Sophie Ellis-Bextor and will be taking a look at some of the outfits from the Red Carpet

19:20 – We’re back in the studio with Dave along with Alan Carr and Sophie Ellis Bextor.

19:20 – Sophie says she has presented an award with Steven Tyler befoe and a performance from Beyonce stuck out! Sophie says there’s going to be some really good performances tonight, and it’ll be nice to see Take That.

19:21 – This years goddess superstar is RIHANNA!

19:23 – We’re looking at Plan B on the red carpet. He’s wearing a sharp black suit with a white tie. Sophie says it’s a nice suit, Alan says it looks a bit cheap.

19:23 – Next to look at is Ellie Goulding. She is wearing a flowing, draping gold dress, Sophie says it is very pretty.

19:24 – Now, we’re looking at Cee Lo Green and he is wearing a…. tracksuit. Eww…

19:24 – Time to look at Mr Mark Ronson. Sophie says he likes his suit, he’s a very dapper man she adds.

19:25 – Two more acts that are going to blow your minds tonight are: Plan B and Arcade Fire!

19:26 – Back to the red carpet with Peter and he is joined with Cee Lo Green in his horrible track suit. He says he is feeling very enthusiastic about tonight. Peter says everyone is excited about seeing Cee Lo Green at the BRIT’s. Peter mentions the Grammys, how he has gone from the biggest american music awards show and now to the biggest British awards show.

19:27 – Join us after the break!

19:32 – Peter is on the red carpet with CHERYL COLE! She looks absolutely STUNNING! Cheryl says she was terrified performing last year, but this year she isn’t performing so it’s a big pressure off. She adds that she is excited about seeing Rihanna perform.

19:33 – Back to the studio with Dave, he is still joined by Sophie and Dizzee is in the studio too!

19:34 – Dizzee says he has been to so many brits and has never won, then he did win, he adds it’s nice to be here to just watch this evening,

19:34 – Sophie has a single out next month!

19:36 – Dizzee is presenting the award for the Best Male this evening.

19:36 – Back to the red carpet with Peter who has been joined by Dermot O’Leary! He says he is excited about tonight and he is presenting “Best British Group” tonight. Peter says British Music now is such a big thing right now. 

19:38 – Tonight performing on the brits: Mumford & Sons and Rihanna!

19:38 – We’re being shown the BRIT award for this year, styles by Vivienne Westwood!

19:39 – Time for another break. Tinie Tempah will be in the studio and we’ll have more from the Red Carpet!

19:44 – We’re back! Joining Dave Berry in the studio right now is none other than… Tinie Tempah!

19:44 – Tinie says he has prepared for the BRITS by not preparing… he knows it’s going to be intense either way. Tinie is also nominated for every category for him to possibly be nominated in. He says the two he would like would be Best Breakthrough and/or Best Single. He says there’s a lot of tough competition. Those two categories are both relevant.

19:47 – Tinie was at the brits last year, and he had only just been signed. He didn’t even get to sit with his record label at their table, that’s how low he was, and now look at him, nominated for everything possible for him.

19:48 – Nominations for best british album are: Tinie Tempah Disc-Overy, Mumford & Sons, Plan B – the defamation of stickland banks, The XX, XX, Take That – Progress. 

19:50 – Tinie says if he doesn’t win the album, he wants Plan B to win it.

19:52 – Okay, well that’s it for the Red Carpet. Join us in just a few minutes for live unpresidented updates on The Brit Awards!

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