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The 40th Brit Awards is occurring at London’s O2 Arena on Tuesday night.

The finest of Britain’s musical skill and some leading global stars have actually dressed up for the celebration, as ever.

A few of them no doubt are breaking down too, if current history is anything to pass.

Before the rewards were dispensed, here’s how they were searching arrival.

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Lewis Capaldi was the primary male to enjoy, as he was up for 4 awards, consisting of finest male and finest single.

The Scottish star likewise carried out at the event.

He made some peace indications at professional photographers as he walked down the red carpet this night in an intense blue t-shirt coat.

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His primary competitors, in both the style and music reward stakes, originated from London rap artist Dave, whose launching album Psychodrama won in 2015’s Mercury Prize.

Fun truth: winning album of the year would make the 21-year-old just the 2nd artist, after the Arctic Monkeys, to win both a Brit and Mercury Prize for the very same record.

Like Lewis, Dave was up for 4 awards. He was appearing like a genuine sharp-shooter because fit coat.

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Billie Eilish was set to perform her brand-new James Bond style, No Time to Die, for the very first time live at the Brits.

She went practically complete Burberry for her arrival and provided the cams a thousand backyard gaze that any Bond bad guy would take pride in.

The 18-year-old was likewise chosen for finest worldwide woman, together with another United States pop feeling …

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… And that’s Lizzo, sporting a triple bun hairdo and a chocolate-wrapper gown.

Lizzo and Billie were up versus Ariana Grande, Camila Cabello and Lana Del Rey in a congested field of super stars.

It’s not likely to faze either of them however, we reckon.

The Brits have actually been criticised for an absence of variety this year, with just 4 ladies chosen throughout the 4 classifications open up to both female and male artists – finest group, finest brand-new artist, finest tune and album of the year.

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Stormzy had his cricket whites on tonight, in case an unscripted video game breaks out.

He’s won Brit awards prior to and provided a minute to bear in mind in 2018, with his rain-drenched bare-chested attack on the federal government over their reaction to the Grenfell Tower fire.

The grime MC informed Radio 1’s Nick Grimshaw it’s still “odd” having his image taken by loads of professional photographers.

“You seem like you’re getting assaulted with flashing electronic cameras and lights,” he stated.

“If you see me on the red carpet, it’s not classy.”

Newsbeat press reporter Sinead Garvin asked to vary, stating Stormzy – up for 3 awards, consisting of finest album – smelled and looked “wonderful”. We can’t verify or reject that.

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Tom Walker showed up in his signature hipster woolly hat rolled up above the ears and his t-shirt and tie.

He likewise had his t-shirt un-tucked so let’s hope the corridor screens weren’t prowling around or he would not have actually been allowed.

Which would be an embarassment as his track Just You And I was up for finest tune.

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Laura Whitmore showed up in a gown covered in paper headings.

She made the headings herself just recently when she took control of Love Island providing responsibilities from Caroline Flack, and today commemorated her late pal reside on her BBC Radio 5 live program.

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BBC Sound of 2020 winner Celeste was directing her inner Elizabeth Taylor and informed BBC Radio 5 Live’s Colin Paterson she was feeling “extraordinary”.

She remained in the comfy position of understanding she’s got the increasing star award currently in the bag, however was somewhat nervier about the possibility of performing her advancement track, Strange.

“This will be the very first time ever that I’ve carried out in front of this many individuals,” she stated.

We question it’ll be the last.

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Celeste prospers Sam Fender, who was called as the one to watch out for in 2015.

This year he was up versus the similarity his mate Lewis Capaldi in the very best brand-new act classification.

He joked he was “simply going to show up, see Lewis Capaldi win whatever and after that go house”.

The Geordie rocker might well be ideal however a minimum of he looked excellent in the images because fit.

It needs to be a loose fit, as The Happy Mondays when sang.

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Bastille appeared like they remained in 4 various bands however in some way oddly pulled it off.

They were up for finest British group, versus Coldplay, Foals. Bring Me The Horizon and D-Block Europe.

Newly-bleached blonde vocalist Dan Smith stated they were all set to “place on our finest loser deals with”.

Come on lads, you’ll never ever win anything with that mindset.

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Billie Eilish may be singing about Bond however Aitch might make a satisfactory 007 himself in this get-up. Do not you believe?

The north Manchester rap artist was up for finest brand-new act, which he stated he was delighted about, in spite of the truth “absolutely nothing much thrills me”.

He did guarantee to bring some “mad bars” [lyrics] To our ears in 2020.

Here are some more of the huge names on the red carpet, so you have something to hand to your style advisor in the early morning.

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Image caption Harry Styles commemorated the late Caroline Flack by using a black ribbon on his coat on the red carpet.
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Image caption Rag ‘n’ Bone Man
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Image caption Charli XCX
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Image caption Joy Crookes, who was chosen for the increasing star award, was worn a conventional south Asian outfit so “girls can see somebody who appears like their mum, their auntie, their gran on the red carpet at the Brits”.
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Image caption Johnny Marr
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Image caption FKA Twigs
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Image caption Host Jack Whitehall
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Image caption Ronnie Wood, Rod Stewart and Kenney Jones

The Brit Awards are on ITV from 20:00 GMT.

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