After uncertainty over it going ahead at all this year, the Brit Awards 2021 will broadcast live to the world from London's O2 Arena on Tuesday night with an audience of thousands.

While the annual ceremony has been pushed back three months, it will still be a grand affair which will be witnessed by some of music's biggest names and an audience of 4,000, many of whom are key workers who've been given tickets as thank you for all their hard work during the coronavirus pandemic.

And just like the raves in Liverpool a few weeks ago, those present at the Brits won't have to be distanced from each other or wear a mask.

A ride at the Hoppings and a burger

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They can even get up and dance, although they will need to provide a negative result from a Covid test to gain entry.

The Brits are on ITV on Tuesday night with performers including Coldplay, Olivia Rodrigo and Dua Lipa, who is also among the nominees this year.

Brit Awards 2021 nominees

Best Album

Arlo Parks - Collapsed In Sunbeams

Celeste - Not Your Muse

Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia

J Hus - Big Conspiracy

Jessie Ware - What's Your Pleasure?

Best British Group

Bicep

Biffy Clyro

Little Mix

The 1975

Young T & Bugsey

Best British Female

Arlo Parks

Celeste

Dua Lipa

Jessie Ware

Lianne La Havas

Best British Male

AJ Tracey

Headie One

J Hus

Joel Corry

Yungblud

Breakthrough Artist

Arlo Parks

Bicep

Celeste

Joel Corry

Young T & Bugsey

Best British Single

220 Kid & Gracey - Don't Need Love

Aitch & AJ Tracey ft Tae Keith - Rain

Dua Lipa - Physical

Harry Styles - Watermelon Sugar

Headie One ft AJ Tracey & Stormzy - Ain't It Different

Joel Corry ft MNEK - Head & Heart

Nathan Dawe ft KSI - Lighter

Regard with Raye - Secrets

Simba ft DTG - Rover

Young T & Bugsey ft Headie One - Don't Rush

International Female

Ariana Grande

Billie Eilish

Cardi B

Miley Cyrus

Taylor Swift

International Male

Bruce Springsteen

Burna Boy

Childish Gambino

Tame Impala

The Weeknd

International Group

BTS

Fontaines DC

Foo Fighters

Haim

Run The Jewels

Two of this year's winners have already been revealed with Love is a Compass singer Griff this year's Rising Star and Taylor Swift earning the Global Icon accolade after having huge success with her lockdown album Folklore.

Jack Whitehall will once again be Brits host, with coverage on ITV and the Brits YouTube channel kicking off at 8pm.