Coldplay introduced reside music again to London as they opened the BRIT Awards in spectacular type on Tuesday night time.
Chris Martin and his bandmates carried out on a stage floating on the River Thames with The O2 venue within the background, after being launched throughout a skit with Line of Obligation co-stars Vicky McClure and Martin Compston.
Performing their new single Larger Energy, the group was joined by hologram dancers for the electrifying efficiency, which concluded with a firework show.
Dua Lipa then kicked off a medley of songs with a video from a London Underground platform earlier than the efficiency transitioned right into a prepare carriage on the stage at The O2.
Carrying a Union Jack blazer, which she later eliminated to disclose an identical patriotic kilt, Dua was joined by dancers as she belted out a few of her hottest songs.
The night’s host, Jack Whitehall, then launched the ceremony by addressing the viewers of important employees who helped the U.Ok. get by way of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“That is the primary reside occasion again within the O2 Enviornment. It has been a tricky yr. COVID has had extra comebacks than Craig David, however this night we sit up for a brighter future,” Jack stated.
Arlo Parks took house the primary award of the night time for Breakthrough Artist, with Little Combine and J Hus additionally among the many early winners.
“I simply need to say an enormous thanks to my household, my mates, to everybody who has uplifted me. It is a dream come true,” Arlo stated as she picked up the trophy.