The BRIT Awards 2018 in photos – everything that happened

Check out all the best snaps from the ceremony

The 38th BRIT Awards took place at London’s O2 Arena on Wednesday night (February 21). Check out photos from red carpet arrivals and everything that happened below.

Sam Smith arrives on the red carpet. He’s not up for any gongs, but performs live.

NME favourites Wolf Alice are up for Best British Group.

Stormzy is up for three awards and will perform too. Last year saw him link up live with Ed Sheeran.

2017 BRITs Critics Choice winner Rag’n’Bone Man is up for British Male Solo Artist, British Single and Best Album

Ed Sheeran is up for four awards and will perform live.

Dua Lipa made BRITS history with her five nominations. She will also grace the stage for a live performance.

Calvin Harris is in the running for British Single and the fan-voted British Artist Video Of The Year

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown is among the guest presenters tonight.

London Grammar will have to beat some tough competition to win the prize for Best British Group.

Double nominees Little Mix have arrived.

She’s not nominated, but that hasn’t stopped Camila Cabello showing up to enjoy the bash.

Look at these cheeky monkeys! Gorillaz and some of their ‘Humanz’ collaborators are hoping to walk away with Best British Group tonight.

The legendary Kylie Minogue has graced us with her presence.

Will Justin Timberlake’s performance go down better than his Super Bowl halftime show?

Another icon is in the building – Sir Tom Jones.

The returning George Ezra has made his way to the red carpet.

The Haim ladies picked up a trophy at the VO5 NME Awards 2018 last week – can they score another victory tonight?

Disco legend Nile Rodgers is all smiles as always.

The Royal Blood boys have scrubbed up nice tonight – but will they win Best British Group?

There was no Spice Girls reunion on the red carpet tonight, with Emma Bunton arriving solo.

Don’t tell him to take off his jacket – it’s ‘Man’s Not Hot’ viral star, Big Shaq.

Rita Ora on the red carpet.

Mercury Music Prize winner Sampha is up for Best British Breakthrough Act.