AXS TV HEADS ACROSS THE POND FOR A STAR-STUDDED NIGHT OF MUSIC IN THE PREMIERE OF THE BRIT AWARDS 2018, FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, THE FOO FIGHTERS, ED SHEERAN, SAM SMITH, & MORE ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21 AT 9pE/6pP
The Network Premiere Airs A Few Hours After the Original UK Broadcast, and also Includes Performances by Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, Stormzy, & Rag‘n’Bone Man
Los Angeles, CA (February 1, 2018) – “The UK’s Biggest Night In Music” comes to AXS TV, as the network presents The BRIT Awards 2018 on Wednesday, February 21 at 9pE/6pP—mere hours after its original broadcast in the UK.
Filmed live at London’s world famous O2 Arena, The BRIT Awards 2018 is hosted by funnyman Jack Whitehall and puts the spotlight on the year’s top artists, songs, and albums, packed with appearances and performances by an unprecedented roster of international superstars. Highlights include show-stopping numbers by hard rock icons The Foo Fighters, bringing their dynamic stage show to The BRITs for the first time ever; as well as genre-defying showman Justin Timberlake, fresh off his halftime performance at Super Bowl LII; international pop queen Rita Ora; fan-favorite chart-topper Ed Sheeran, nominated for British Male Solo Artist and Video Of The Year, among others; and “One Last Song” singer Sam Smith.
The BRIT Awards 2018 also features performances by soul sensation Rag’n’Bone Man, who took home honors for Breakthrough Act and Critics’ Choice at The BRIT Awards 2017, and is now nominated in three categories; grime rap standout Stormzy, who has garnered two nominations this year; and chart-topping synth-pop songstress Dua Lipa, who leads all artists in her BRIT Awards debut with an impressive five nominations including British Female Artist, Breakthrough, and the coveted Mastercard British Album Of The Year.
Other notable nominees include X Factor UK winners Little Mix; American hit makers Katy Perry, P!nk, Taylor Swift, and Kendrick Lamar; former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, earning his first Male Solo Artist nomination; and former One Direction bandmates Liam Payne, Harry Styles, and Zayn, who are set for an epic showdown in the British Artist Video Of The Year category.
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