The ceremony takes place at London's O2 Arena
Arctic Monkeys, David Bowie and Ellie Goulding are favourites to win at tonight’s Brit Awards.
According to odds from William Hill, Arctic Monkeys are favourites to score British Group and British Album for last year’s ‘AM’, with David Bowie favourite to win British Male Solo Artist and Ellie Goulding ahead of the pack when it comes to the British Female Solo Artist award. Scroll down for the odds for the major awards at the ceremony, which takes place at London’s O2 Arena.
Artists confirmed to appear at the Brit Awards 2014 are Pharrell, Arctic Monkeys, Katy Perry, Ellie Goulding, Bruno Mars, Bastille and Rudimental as well as Disclosure who will be playing with Lorde. Prince will also be in attendance, to present an award.
David Bowie will compete with Jake Bugg and James Blake for British Male Solo Artist, whilst Haim have been nominated for the International Group award and are up against Kings Of Leon, Daft Punk and Arcade Fire in the category. Disclosure and Bastille have received the most nominations, with four apiece. Click here for a full list of nominations. The event will be hosted by James Corden. Philip Treacy, the Irish-born, London-based hat maker and designer, has designed this year’s Brit Award statue.
The current odds from William Hill are:
British Group: 1/6 Arctic Monkeys, 13/2 One Direction, 10/1 Bastille, 12/1 Rudimental, 14/1 Disclosure
British Album: 1/5 Arctic Monkeys, 7/1 Bastille, 10/1 David Bowie, 10/1 Disclosure, 10/1 Rudimental
British Male Solo Artist: 1/3 David Bowie, 7/2 John Newman, 9/1 Jake Bugg, 10/1 Tom Odell, 25/1 James Blake
British Female Solo Artist: 1/9 Ellie Goulding, 11/2 Laura Mvula, 14/1 Laura Marling, 16/1 Jessie J, 25/1 Birdy