On Saturday 23rd January, ITV1 will broadcast 'The BRITs Hits 30' at 10pm. This anniversary programme is unique in that it celebrates The BRIT Awards reaching its 30th year by viewing some memorable performances that the public can then vote on through itv.com/brits and GM.TV.
Coldplay have been nominated for Clocks in 2003. Here's Anchorman with the latest news about the Most Memorable Brits Performance of 30 Years nomination:
As you know, Coldplay are nominated for the Most Memorable Brits Performance of 30 Years at this year's Brit Awards, for Clocks in 2003. On Saturday (Jan 23) at 10pm, ITV1 is showing an hour-long programme running through the performances which are up for the award, including Coldplay's. That's also when the online voting to decide the winner will open, at itv.com/brits. As ever, we'd be very grateful if you were to vote for Coldplay. Thank you. Anchorman.
The UK’s recorded music industry association, the BPI, announced that Spice Girl ‘Mel B’ will be hosting this ITV show that will turn back the clock with stunning performances from the likes of: Kylie, Scissor Sisters, The Bee Gees, Eurythmics, The Spice Girls, Bros, The Who, Coldplay (Clocks, 2003), Kanye West, Paul McCartney, Take That, Robbie Williams dueting with Tom Jones, The Pet Shop Boys, Girls Aloud and of course Michael Jackson.
The TV audience will then be asked to vote for their favourite performance by going to itv.com/brits or gm.tv up until February 5th when the voting window will close. The winner will then be invited to the BRITs on Tuesday 16th February at Earls Court, London to accept their award - 'MOST MEMORABLE BRITs PERFORMANCE of 30 years.' Ged Doherty, Chairman of the BRITs said: "Reaching 30 years is a phenomenal achievement for The BRITs. By improving the experience for the Voting Academy, revamping the website and having a primetime 30th anniversary televised show on the 9th Jan to kick off the celebrations, we really are in shape to make this year a truly memorable occasion."
Meanwhile, voting is now open for the Best British Album of 30 Years award which A Rush Of Blood To The Head has been nominated for. Click here to cast your vote.
More discussion on Coldplay's nominations at this year's BRITs and all the rest of the build up is at the Coldplay forum here onwards [thanks Lore, inengsol1500 & maria_shiver]