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 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 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 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: 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 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
BRITs RISING STAR
Holly Humberstone – WINNER!
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
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
HIP-HOP, GRIME, RAP
Lil Nas X
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
Source: Each day Mail