The BBC have announced a new music award ceremony, which will be entitled The BBC Music Awards.
The ceremony, which is part of the BBC’s new musical strategy, will be hosted by existing BBC radio hosts Fearne Cotton and Chris Evans and will be aired live.
Similar to ITV’s existing BRIT awards, the ceremony will look back at the last 12 months of the music industry and present awards such as ‘British Artist of the Year’ and ‘Song of the Year’.
BBC One, BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 2 will collaborate for the event, with BBC presenters and producers deciding the winners to the categories apart from the winning song of the year which will be voted for by viewers.
The evening will see an array of musical performances, whilst also featuring performances of the BBC Orchestra working with mainstream artists.
The first time the annual event will take place is the 11th December this year at Earls Court in London.