Jack Whitehall to host 2018 Brit Awards

Jack Whitehall is to host the Brit Awards for the primary time next yr.

The comic takes over from Dermot O’Leary and Emma Willis, who shared internet hosting duties previous this 12 months.

Brit Awards chairman Jason Iley said Whitehall would carry his “huge enthusiasm, charisma, fun and fervour” to the annual song ceremony.

The exhibit, to be held at London’s O2 Arena on 21 February, will have a good time the largest and perfect pop stars of 2017. The panel will begin voting on Friday.

Nominations might be unveiled in January – with Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and Rag N Bone Man all anticipated to function.

Up-and-coming R&B singer Jorja Smith has already been introduced as the winner of the Critics’ Possibility prize, and can receive a Anish Kapoor-designed trophy at the ceremony.

Whitehall is known for sitcoms like Contemporary Meat, Bounty Hunters and Dangerous Training and for his appearances on TELEVISION panel presentations.

He said he was once “delighted” to be master of ceremonies, describing the experience as “the roughly exhibit you dream of internet hosting as a kid, so [I’m] in point of fact excited to were requested”.

He has in the past hosted the Royal Variety Efficiency and The Britannia Awards in l. a..

Whitehall was among the contenders to host the Brits this year after Michael Buble pulled out following his son Noah’s most cancers prognosis – however the exhibit’s producers enlisted O’Leary and Willis instead.

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