Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard.

Three emerging British acts will perform live at the nominations launch in London next Monday (Jan. 10) for the 25th BRIT Awards show, branded BRITs25 with MasterCard. They are Universal teen pop act McFly, the JDID label's London-based rapper/singer Estelle, and Parlophone modern rock group Athlete.

The launch takes place at London's Park Lane Hotel where BPI chairman Peter Jamieson will reveal the award nominations. Commercial U.K. TV channel ITV2 will broadcast the nominations event as "The BRITs 2005 - The Launch Party" on Jan. 10 and again the following evening.

The awards themselves take place Feb. 9 at London's Earls Court and will be broadcast Feb. 10 on ITV1.

Questions? Comments? Let us know: @billboardbiz

Print