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Brit Awards host Mo Gilligan reveals he is donating his payment to black maternity charity

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Mo Gilligan is donating his payment for internet hosting the BRIT Awards to charity.

The 33-year-old comic has taken over from Jack Whitehall because the compere for the annual ceremony, which returns to The O2 area in London on February 8.

But The Masked Singer choose has revealed that as he ‘believes in giving again’ he will probably be giving his paycheque to the maternity charity 5 x Extra, an organisation ‘dedicated to altering Black girls and birthing individuals’s maternal well being outcomes within the UK.’

Giving back: Brit Awards host Mo Gilligan has revealed he's donating his fee to black maternity charity, noting 'when the spotlight is on me it's only right I shine it on others'

Giving again: Brit Awards host Mo Gilligan has revealed he is donating his payment to black maternity charity, noting ‘when the highlight is on me it is solely proper I shine it on others’

In a tweet, Mo defined: ‘I imagine in giving again so I’m going to be donating my payment for the @BRITs to @fivexmore they do extraordinary work and when the highlight is on me I need to shine it on others.’

He added on Instagram: ‘Final yr I had the yr of my life it was superb so I am beginning how I completed, I am beginning it by internet hosting the 2022 @brits award & I am extraordinarily excited to be donating my @brits payment to @fivexmore_.

‘They do superb work locally and when the highlight is on me it is solely proper I shine it on others. Give these women a observe to see the superb work they do for maternal well being.’

Sharing his pleasure to be internet hosting the BRITs, Mo stated in a earlier assertion: ‘It is an absolute privilege to host the 2022 BRIT Awards. I am really honoured to be requested. We’re already within the intensive planning phases and all I can say is, I promise we will give all of it we have got to create an unimaginable evening for music followers all over the place. Let’s go!’

Charitable: The Masked Singer judge has revealed that as he 'believes in giving back' he will be giving his paycheque to the maternity charity Five x More

Charitable: The Masked Singer choose has revealed that as he ‘believes in giving again’ he will probably be giving his paycheque to the maternity charity 5 x Extra

Adele leads the nominations for this yr’s ceremony, with 4 nods.

The London-born star is shortlisted for Album of the Yr, Artist of the Yr, Tune of the Yr and Greatest pop/R&B classes after releasing her new album ’30’ in November.

Adele is joined on 4 nominations by Dave, Ed Sheeran, and Little Simz.

Dave is in competition for the Greatest hip-hop/grime/rap, Tune of the Yr, Artist of the Yr and Album of the Yr gongs.

Ed – who launched = in October – has additionally been nominated for the Album of the Yr, Artist of the Yr and Tune of the Yr accolades, in addition to the Greatest pop/R&B gong.

Little Simz is up for the Greatest hip-hop/grime/rap, Album of the Yr, Artist of the Yr and Greatest New Artist awards.

Good man: Mo received praise from his famous friends after revealing he plans on donating his fee the first year he has been tasked with hosting the awards

Good man: Mo obtained reward from his well-known mates after revealing he plans on donating his payment the primary yr he has been tasked with internet hosting the awards 

In the meantime, the Greatest Worldwide Artist accolade will probably be contested by Billie Eilish, Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, Olivia Rodrigo and Taylor Swift.

Olivia – who launched her debut album, SOUR, in Could – has loved a meteoric rise this yr, and he or she’s additionally been nominated for the Greatest Worldwide Tune award.

Elsewhere, the Greatest Worldwide Group gong will go to one in every of Abba, BTS, Maneskin – who gained the Eurovision Tune Contest earlier this yr – Silk Sonic and Conflict On Medication.

Holly Humberstone has already been introduced because the winner of the coveted Rising Star award, following within the footsteps of artists akin to Adele and Sam Smith.

New host: Comedian Mo has taken over from Jack Whitehall (pictured) as the compere for the annual ceremony, which returns to The O2 arena in London on February 8

New host: Comic Mo has taken over from Jack Whitehall (pictured) because the compere for the annual ceremony, which returns to The O2 area in London on February 8

The upcoming ceremony will function a brand new choice of gender-neutral classes, after the organisers determined to scrap the most effective female and male classes and create a broader group of nominees.

Bosses claimed the transfer was in a bid ‘to be as inclusive and as related as attainable’ and allowed individuals to enter who don’t determine as a person or lady. 

Greatest Worldwide Artist of the Yr will probably be utilized in substitute of greatest worldwide feminine, or male solo artist.

The 2022 ceremony will function 4 new awards, which can all be determined by public vote – different/rock act; hip hop/grime/rap act; dance act and pop/R’n’B act.

In the meantime the track of the yr prize will recognise the featured artists, moderately than simply the lead artists or named collaborators.

Making changes: The upcoming ceremony will feature a new selection of gender-neutral categories after singer Sam Smith - who identifies as non-binary - put organisers under pressure to scrap male and female categories earlier this year (pictured at 2019's awards)

Making modifications: The upcoming ceremony will function a brand new choice of gender-neutral classes after singer Sam Smith – who identifies as non-binary – put organisers beneath stress to scrap female and male classes earlier this yr (pictured at 2019’s awards) 

The modifications come after singer Sam Smith – who identifies as non-binary – put organisers beneath stress to scrap female and male classes earlier this yr.

The three-time winner stated: ‘Music for me has all the time been about unification not division.

‘I look ahead to a time the place awards exhibits could be reflective of the society we dwell in.’

This was slapped down by occasion planners on the time as a result of it risked ‘being counterproductive to variety and equality’.

The Brit Awards 2022 will air on ITV on February 8 dwell from the 02 Area in London. 

BRIT AWARDS NOMINATIONS 2022

ARTIST OF THE YEAR 

Adele

Dave

Ed Sheeran

Little Simz

Sam Fender

GROUP

Coldplay

D-Block Europe

Little Combine

London Grammar

Wolf Alice

BRITs RISING STAR 

Holly Humberstone – WINNER!

Bree Runway

Lola Younger

SONG OF THE YEAR

A1 & J1 – Newest Developments

Adele – Simple On Me

Anne-Marie/KSI/Digital Farm Animals – Do not Play

Becky Hill & David Guetta – Bear in mind

Central Cee – Obsessed With You

Dave ft. Stormzy – Conflict

Ed Sheeran – Dangerous Habits

Elton John & Dua Lipa – Chilly Coronary heart (Pnau Remix)

Glass Animals – Warmth Waves

Joel Corry/Raye/David Guetta – Mattress

KSI – Vacation

Nathan Evans/220Kid/Billen Pink – Wellerman

Riton x Nightcrawlers ft. Mufasa & Hypeman – Friday

Tion Wayne & Russ Thousands and thousands – Physique

Tom Grennan – Little Bit Of Love

 BEST NEW ARTIST

Pleasure Crookes

Central Cee

Self Esteem

Griff

Little Simz

MASTERCARD ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Adele – 30

Dave – We’re All Alone In This Collectively

Ed Sheeran – =

Little Simz – Typically I Would possibly Be Introvert

Sam Fender – Seventeen Going Underneath

POP, R&B

Adele

Dua Lipa

Ed Sheeran

Griff

Pleasure Crookes

 

 

DANCE

Becky Hill

Calvin Harris

Fred

Joel Corry

Raye

ROCK, ALTERNATIVE

Coldplay

Glass Animals

Sam Fender

Tom Grennan

Wolf Alice

HIP-HOP, GRIME, RAP 

AJ Tracey

Central Cee

DaveGhetts

Little Simz

INTERNATIONAL ARTIST 

Billie Eilish

Doja Cat

Lil Nas X

Olivia Rodrigo

Taylor Swift

INTERNATIONAL GROUP

ABBA

BTS

Måneskin

Silk Sonic

The Conflict On Medication

BEST INTERNATIONAL SONG

ATB / Subject / A7S – Your Love (9PM)

Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Ckay – Love Nwantiti (Ah Ah Ah)

Doja Cat ft SZA – Kiss Me Extra

Drake ft Lil Child – Women Need Women

Galantis, David Guetta & Little Combine – Heartbreak Anthem

Jonasu – Black Magic

Child Laroi & Justin Bieber – Keep

Lil Nas X – Montero (Name Me By Your Title)

Lil TJ & 6lack – Calling My Cellphone

Maneskin – I Wanna Be Your Slave

Olivia Rodrigo – Good 4U

Polo G – Rapstar

Tiesto – The Enterprise

The Weeknd – Save Your Tears

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR 

To be introduced in January

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR  

 To be introduced in January

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Source: Each day Mail

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