LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 25: Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly attend the BRIT Awards 2015 at The O2 Arena on February 25, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)

Ant And Dec confirmed as 2016 Brit Award hosts

Presenting kings Ant And Dec have been confirmed as the hosts of the 2016 Brit Awards next February.

The award show will take place at the O2 Arena in London and will be live on ITV 1 on Wednesday the 24th February 2016.

This will be the third time that And And Dec have hosted the prestigious Brit Awards, they hosted this year and previously in 2001.

Speaking about their exciting gig the boys said: “We’re really excited to be invited back to host The BRIT Awards 2016, in all honesty we only intended to do it for one year but had such a good time we are thrilled to be doing it again. Both of us are looking forward to what will be an incredible night, and we can’t wait to celebrate the achievements of British music once again.

The show saw an extra 1 million viewers tune in earlier this year and scored a record breaking 7.8 million tweets globally. And more than 24 million people watched the Brit Award content on You Tube. Proving that And And Dec really are the flagship of British TV.

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