The 2013 BRIT Awards will be held on 20 February 2013. This will be the 33rd edition of the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards. The award ceremony will be held at The O2 Arena in London, and will be presented by James Corden.
The nominees were revealed on 10 January 2013. For the 2013 Awards, the 'Best Live Act' category was reinstated but the 'International Breakthrough Act' and 'Outstanding Contribution to Music' awards were rested. The 'Brits Global Success' award was also awarded for the first time since its inception.