Comedian Mo Gilligan makes history tonight as the first Black British host of the BRITs. Maya Jama is hosting on the red carpet at London’s O2 Arena
All day long, stars have been preparing for one of the biggest nights in the music calendar as the 2022 BRIT Awards finally kick off at London’s O2.
Ahead of tonight’s incredible show – which will feature performances from huge acts including Adele and Sam Fender – the stars having been sharing endless snaps and videos of themselves getting ready and getting dolled to-the-nines for the prestigious musical event.
Tonight, comedian Mo Gilligan makes history as the first Black British host of the BRITs.
Bristolian babe Maya Jama is also on hosting duties for the red carpet at London’s 02 stadium.
The 27-year-old TV presenter has been teasing snaps and videos of herself over the past week as she has been excitedly gearing up to chat to some of the biggest stars in the music industry on the red carpet.
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On Monday, the brunette bombshell indulged in a stomach drainage massage ahead of the BRITs after ‘eating McDonald’s like a pig’.
Maya headed to London’s Belgravia for a lymphatic drainage massage, which encourages movement of the lymph fluids around the body.
Taking to Instagram, Maya filmed herself lying on the massage table with a towel covering her and said: “So I am getting a lymphatic drainage massage because last minute I decided I want my belly out for Brits and I’ve been eating McDonald’s like a pig, so I will update you on what’s happening.”
And on Tuesday morning, the bubbly star shared some more snippets of herself rehearsing backstage before the ceremony.
Maya also teased some videos of herself getting her hair and makeup done in her glam room as she filmed some of her glam team on Instagram.
“So excited for tonight. You guys are not even ready,” she captioned one Instagram story.
Elsewhere, Emily Atack shared a clip of herself getting her hair done ahead of the big night ahead.
The Celebrity Juice star, 32, looked stunning in the brief clip which saw her gaze seductively down the camera lens as her blonde locks fell over her face.
On Monday, Emily gave fans a glimpse of something they sadly will never be able to see in real life – herself in a stunning Stella McCartney designer dress.
The TV star had planned to wear the extravagant gown – complete with intricate floral details and a dramatic fishtail finish – to the BRIT Awards.
However, she confessed the outfit had to be rejected as it wasn’t the right fit for her curvy body – but she still wanted to show fans how fantastic she looked in it anyway.
Taking to Instagram on Sunday, Emily showed herself posing in the low-cut top as she tried on the decadent evening gown before admitted she won’t be wearing on Tuesday night’s red carpet.
“Had a fitting for the Brits and sadly can’t wear this because of my chunky bum but wanted to show it off,” she penned.
Despite her earlier wardrobe mishap, there’s no doubt that Emily will look even more stunning when she storms the red carpet tonight.
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Also presenting tonight is BBC Radio One DJ Clara Amfo.
The much-loved radio star shared a look at her glam session on Tuesday afternoon as she snapped herself looking as gorgeous as ever in her dressing room mirror.
Clara appeared to be loving playing dress-up as she shared some snaps of all the choices of shoes she could wear for the night ahead.
Lyrical mastermind Sam Fender also took to Instagram on Tuesday to share a hilarious video of himself taking in his three accolades at the London O2 Arena ceremony.
Ahead of the ceremony the musician who is nominated for Mastercard Album of The Year, Artist of the Year and Best Rock/Alternative Act the Seventeen Going Under star reflected on his nominations, spoke to Daily Star.
Speaking to the publication he opened up about the nominations: “It’s insane,” he told the paper.
“I’ve been saying that every single step of the way is an overwhelming moment, so to get to this stage where I’ve put so much into this record and for it to be received the way it has been.
“Then to get three nominations is great and it would be great if we could take one.”
Love Island stars have also been getting in on the action and beautifying ahead of the big night.
Maura Higgins took to Instagram to show off herself having a little pamper ahead of getting glammed up for the night which will be full of glitz and glamour.
Taking to her story, the Irish bombshell documented part of her mammoth pamper sesh as she donned a hair wrap, white robe and some under-eye patches.
She told her fans and followers that she had just hopped out of the shower and was trying out some “illuminating eye masks” in the hopes that they would make her look “a bit fresh today.”
Host of Love Island Laura Whitmore has also been prepping for the biggest night of the year for the music industry.
Documenting the whole process of getting glammed up on Instagram stories, Laura could be seen getting ready before posting some ultra-sparkly snaps of her ready to take to the red carpet.
With an incredibly glittery eye look, Laura could be seen showing off the makeup look that her team had been working on all day.
The ornate makeup look was accompanied by an embellished black velvet gown – which we will no doubt see more of when she arrives at the venue later tonight.
Gemma Collins is another blonde beauty getting ready for the awards, and the TOWIE star couldn’t help but show off the process on her social media account.
Donning a purple-hued eye look, the GC looked incredibly glam with her blonde locks down and framing her face in a wavy style.
A pink glossy lip complimented the ultra-glam makeup look.
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