Caspar Lee to host The BRITs Global Live Stream!
The BRIT Awards have partnered with YouTube as the global live partner for the fourth consecutive year.
We’re so excited to announce that Caspar Lee will be presenting The BRITs 2017 Global Live Stream on YouTube this year, ensuring that BRITs fans across the world will be able to tune in to this year’s Awards.
On 22 February at 7:30PM (GMT) global music lovers can watch the ceremony live on YouTube, who are The BRIT Awards live video partner for the fourth consecutive year.
Caspar Lee will be checking out what’s happening backstage at The O2 and on The BRITs Red Carpet. Viewers outside of the UK can watch this year’s massive line up; Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, Robbie Williams, Emeli Sande, Little Mix, Skepta and The 1975.
Geoff Taylor, Chief Executive of The BPI & BRIT Awards said: "We are always looking for ways for The BRITs to reach as wide an audience as possible given the global interest and huge international artists taking part in the show. It’s really exciting for us that so many people around the world will get the chance to celebrate the UK’s biggest night in music live as it happens.”
YouTube’s Global Head of Music Lyor Cohen says: “British music, fashion and culture are the envy of the world - and The BRIT Awards always remind us why. We’re making sure fans around the world get all the action LIVE on YouTube - and there’s an embarrassment of riches to enjoy... expect performances from Ed Sheeran, Robbie Williams, Skepta, Little Mix and Emeli Sande and masses of red carpet and backstage action fronted by YouTube’s presenter-in-chief Caspar Lee. We’ve partnered with The BRITs long enough to know this is must-see stuff - we’ll see you there!”
22-year-old Caspar Lee started his self-titled YouTube in 2010 and now has over 7 million YouTube subscribers and can command 25 million views a month from uploading one video a week. ”I’ve always been a huge fan of British music,” the online star revealed, “so I'm delighted to have been asked to host the BRITs Live Stream this year. There are some seriously talented nominees so I'm looking forward to some memorable moments on the night.”