Liam Payne and Paloma Faith to perform at Brits nominations event

15th Dec 17 | Entertainment News

Emma Willis will announce the shortlists for the gongs.

Liam Payne, Paloma Faith, Clean Bandit and J Hus will all perform when the Brit Awards nominations are announced live on television.

They will be joined by this year’s Critics’ Choice winner Jorja Smith at The Brits Are Coming event on January 13.

Host Emma Willis, who also presented the nominations event last year, said: “I am delighted to be back hosting The Brits Are Coming. It’s always a fun show to be involved in and I can’t wait to find out which acts have been nominated in 2018.”

Jason Iley, chairman of the Brits and chairman and CEO of Sony Music UK & Ireland, added: “I am so pleased that Emma Willis has agreed to front the launch show again for 2018, as she is one of the best TV hosts in our industry.

“The line-up feels like one of the strongest and most-relevant we have had in years and we are thrilled the launch will be going out on ITV on Saturday night yet again.”

The Brits Are Coming will be live on ITV at 5.45pm on January 13.

The Brit Awards, hosted by Jack Whitehall, will take place at the O2 Arena on February 21.

© Press Association 2017

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