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BRIT Awards 2013. To be held on Wednesday 20th February at The O2 Arena (for the third year), it has been announced this morning that James Corden will host the awards for the fourth time (and third year running). We can also reveal that this year’s BRIT Awards statue will be designed by Damien Hirst, following on from Sir Peter Blake’s design in 2012, and Dame Vivienne Westwood’s in 2011.

Also announced today is the date and host for the Nominations Launch – taking place at The Savoy on January 10th, Nick Grimshaw will host the event, where the full list of nominees are announced for each award.