The BBC are to launch a new music award ceremony which will air live from Earls Court on 11th December.
Hosted by top music presenters Fearne Cotton and Chris Evans the prime time, awards ceremony will celebrate the best of today’s music and could rival ITV’s Brit Awards.
BBC executives said the event would be a musical equivalent of its Sports Personality of the Year show, which will be staged three days later.
BBC1 Controller, Charlotte Moore, said the BBC Music Awards would be a “unique celebration of music in the UK.”
With live performances from some of the biggest and most iconic names in music along collaborations between well-known artists and the BBC Concert Orchestra.
A range of awards will be handed out at the show and will include British Artist of the Year, and Song of the Year which will be voted for by the public while other awards will be decided by BBC broadcasters and producers. Upcoming stars have not been forgotten either as they will be showcased at the event.
BBC’s Radio 1 & 2 and The One Show will promote the awards and tickets to help cover the cost of the event will be sold to the public.
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