Skip to main content
U.K. Edition
Saturday, 19 June 2021

Brit Awards

British pop music awards

Brit Awards
Brit Awards

The BRIT Awards are the British Phonographic Industry's annual popular music awards. The name was originally a shortened form of "British", "Britain", or "Britannia", but subsequently became a backronym for British Record Industry Trusts Show. In addition, an equivalent awards ceremony for classical music, called the Classic BRIT Awards, is held in May. The awards were first held in 1977 and originated as an annual event in 1982 under the auspices of the British record industry's trade association, the BPI. In 1989, they were renamed The BRIT Awards. Mastercard has been the long-term sponsor of the event.

0 shares 2 views

News coverage

Brit Awards media coverage


More coverage

Brit Awards 2021: The Highlights

Take a look at some of the highlights from this year's Brit Awards.The event was the first live music show at the O2 Arena in more..

PA - Press Association STUDIO