Lizzo, David Guetta & Becky Hill & Ella Henderson confirmed to perform at The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard24 January 2023 - Press release
Saturday 11th February, The O2 arena
Exclusively broadcast on ITV1 and ITVX
The BRIT Awards 2023 with Mastercard today announce two more performances for the live show on Saturday 11th February. US pop phenomenon Lizzo will return to the BRITs stage following her incendiary performance in 2020, and 2x Grammy winning DJ & producer David Guetta will perform at The BRITs for the first time, joined by BRIT award winning UK dance trailblazer and popstar Becky Hill and chart-topping pop sensation Ella Henderson.
Cat Burns, Wet Leg, Harry Styles, Sam Smith & Kim Petras have already been announced for the show, which will broadcast live on ITV1 and ITVX from The O2 arena.
David Guetta said: "It's a great honour to be nominated for the BRIT Award, as I have always felt a strong connection to British music and culture and had amazing experiences here...'I'm Good' is my seventh #1 record in the UK, so thank you! The UK dance scene is full of incredible artists, so to be recognised once again means a lot to me. This collaboration with Bebe is the gift that keeps on giving, and we are both so grateful to be nominated!"
Becky Hill said: "My first BRITs performance!!! This is what dreams are made of & I'm so excited to be performing alongside David Guetta who handed me my Best Dance Act BRIT last year. This is a real moment for me & with another BRIT nom this year is an incredible way to start 2023."
Ella Henderson said: "Am beyond excited to be performing at The BRITs 2023! Growing up, I remember watching the BRITs live performances from so many iconic artists that I idolised & I always dreamt of one day being up on that stage. So to be a part of this year's lineup alongside some incredible artists is an absolute honour! I can't wait - what an amazing way to kick off this year!"
Nominated for two BRIT awards this year - International Artist of the Year and International Song of the Year (for 'About Damn Time'), 3 x Grammy award-winning superstar Lizzo has become a household name with over 5 billion global streams and a platinum selling debut album to date. Her fourth studio album Special was released to critical acclaim last year, reaching No 2 on the Billboard 200 chart and the UK Top Ten. Hit single 'About Damn Time' went to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Top Ten in 12 other countries.
Also up for International Song of the Year at this year's BRITs is musical pioneer David Guetta, for his TikTok smash collaboration with Bebe Rexha 'I'm Good (Blue). A variety of collaborations have been released over the past year with artists including Black Eyed Peas, Shakira, and Becky Hill along with Ella Henderson for the UK Top 5 single 'Crazy What Love Can Do'. Guetta has achieved 14 billion global streams and 50 billion record sales worldwide to date along with two Grammy awards.
Becky Hill is this year nominated for Dance Act - the award that she won last year. With an irrefutable aptitude for writing chart-smashing pop songs and reputation as a pioneer in electronic music, Becky is one of the UK's most in-demand musical exports of the moment. She has written and performed on 16 x UK Top 40 singles - including six Top Ten singles and one UK #1. Her gold-selling debut album Only Honest On The Weekend was released in 2021 and peaked at No. 7 on the UK Albums Chart.
Ella Henderson released her second studio album Everything I Didn't Say last year which went Top Ten, following her No. 1 and platinum-selling debut album Chapter One. Along with the collaboration with David Guetta and Becky Hill, Ella has worked with artists such as Tom Grennan (for Ella's 5th Top Ten single 'Let's Go Home Together') and Nathan Dawe.
Nominations for the 2023 BRIT Awards were announced earlier this month, with Harry and Wet Leg both nominated for four awards. Other artists nominated for multiple awards include Aitch, Arctic Monkeys, Beyoncé, Cat Burns, Dave, Ed Sheeran, Eliza Rose, Lizzo, Nova Twins, Sam Smith, Stormzy, Taylor Swift.
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 - broadcast live on ITV1 and ITVX from The O2 arena, and hosted by Mo Gilligan.
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, who follows in the footsteps of an illustrious list of creatives including Dame Vivienne Westwood, Sir Peter Blake, Tracey Emin, Dame Zaha Hadid, Sir David Adjaye and Es Devlin and Yinka Ilori, who have all previously imbued the iconic BRIT award with their own unique and artistic flair and vision.
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.
2023 will mark 30 years of ITV as broadcast partner, 25 years of Mastercard as headline sponsor and 13 years with the show held at The O2 arena. All three long-standing partners support The BRITs' ambition to host an unforgettable and far-reaching evening of live music and entertainment that, additionally, helps raise money for The BRIT Trust, the charitable arm of the awards, who distribute funds to charities that promote education and well-being through music, including The BRIT School and Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.
Mastercard returns as headline partner of The BRIT Awards for the 25th year, bringing cardholders closer to their passion for music through a range of BRITs experiences. This year, Mastercard will continue to partner with The BRIT School to celebrate and give a platform to the next generation of creative talent and will again sponsor the much sought after Mastercard Album of the Year award, as well as Song of the Year with Mastercard.
YouTube Music is the Official Digital Music Partner and will bring fans closer to the BRITs than ever before. As the home of the official livestream on YouTube, audiences around the world will be able to watch the whole journey of the BRITs unfold, from the nominations, through the run-up, to the awards themselves and the performances on demand afterwards. Fans will also be able to watch exclusive behind-the-scenes footage on the night on YouTube Shorts, a short-form video experience right on YouTube, as well as listening to their favourite artists' playlists on YouTube Music.