20 January 2022, 16:06 | Updated: 21 January 2022, 11:48
The BRIT Awards have opened up the vote to the public with categories recognising new genres – here’s how you can cast your vote using Tik Tok!
The BRITs have brought in public voting in four new categories for the 2022 award show.
Fans can now have their say for the first time as the Brit Awards open up a voting hub on Tik Tok!
Music lovers are being encouraged to cast votes for their favourite artists for one of the biggest nights in music, happening on February 8 at The O2 Academy.
The alterations made to voting is one of several shake-ups to the format of the prestigious event, as it was announced last month that comedian Mo Gilligan is set to host for the show for the first time.
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The categories open to the public vote recognise four new genres that have never before been awarded to at The BRITs.
Fans can cast their vote in the following areas: Alternative/Rock Act, Hip-Hop/Grime/Rap Act, Dance Act and Pop/R&B Act.
Public voting will begin on January 20 at 12 PM GMT and will run until February 3 at 6 PM GMT.
The dedicated vote hub will be powered by the video-sharing platform Tik Tok, which launched its BRITs page last month.
The chairman of the awards, Tom March, said in a statement: “I’m really excited to launch four new genre awards, which create even more opportunities for artists to be acknowledged for the brilliant music they create and produce.
March revealed that the Awards are excited to “give music fans the chance to get involved and vote to support their artists and help them to win a BRIT.”
As the fans, the power is in your hands! So get ready to get voting on Tik Tok on January 20!