BRIT Awards 2023: Mo Gilligan is announced as host

BRIT Awards 2023: Mo Gilligan is announced as host with comedian ‘honoured’ to be returning for the second year running

Mo Gilligan will return as host for The BRIT Awards 2023. 

Returning to the helm for the second time, the comedian, 34, will present the ceremony at the O2 Arena on 11 February. 

Mo was announced as BRIT host on Tuesday, ahead of Thursday’s list of 2023 nominations. 

Taking the helm: Mo Gilligan will return as host of this year’s BRIT Awards

The Masked Dancer judge Mo said: ‘Hosting the BRITs last year was one of the most phenomenal moments of my life. 

‘I’ve been so honoured to get to know the incredible team behind the biggest night in music and so proud to bring our amazing audiences even closer to their favourite artists. I promise you, we’re going to go even bigger this year… Let’s go.’ 

Nominations for the 2023 BRIT Awards will be announced later this week, via an exclusive live stream on the official BRITs channels, hosted by TV and Radio broadcaster Vick Hope along radio host and alternative music champion Jack Saunders. 

He’s back! Returning to the helm for the second time, the comedian, 34, will present the ceremony at the O2 Arena on 11 February

Vick and Jack have also enlisted the help of a team of celebrities to help announce this year’s key categories. 

Olympian Tom Daley, YouTube’s Yung Filly, Euro 2022 winner Jill Scott and Gogglebox’s Joe and George Baggs are among the names revealing this year’s nominations across their own social channels. 

The celebrities have been handed locked BRITs boxes to keep safe before revealing their categories on the day of the live stream. You can follow their progress with @BRITs across the next week.

Exciting: Nominations for the 2023 BRIT Awards will be announced this coming Thursday, via an exclusive live stream on the official BRITs channels, hosted by Vick Hope

This year the BRIT award has been designed by Slawn, the Nigerian-born, London-based artist known for his large-scale canvases filled with a blend of caricature like pop figures and bold colourful forms. 

Meanwhile, R&B girl group FLO have already been announced as the winners of the 2023 Rising Star award, celebrating another future star of British music.

Tickets for the public are now on sale. 

The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard will take place on Saturday 11th February – the first time the show will be held on a Saturday in its history – and will broadcast live on ITV1 and ITVX – from The O2 arena. 

Delighted: R&B girl group FLO have already been announced as the winners of the 2023 Rising Star award, celebrating another future star of British music

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