All the behind-the-scenes highlights from the Classic BRIT Awards 2018!
13 June 2018, 20:50
Make sure you join us, on air and online to soak up the atmosphere and see exclusive behind-the-scenes content from London's Royal Albert Hall
The Classic BRIT Awards have returned for the first time in five years. And this year's ceremony promises to be bigger then ever.
Classic FM, as the event's official media partner, has exclusive behind-the-scenes access to what promises to be the biggest night in the musical calendar.
We will be updating this article throughout the night as the magic unfolds.
Sheku Kanneh-Mason has won Male Artist of the Year
Sheku went on to win the 'Critics Choice Award'
After performing at the Royal Wedding and taking home Male Artist of the Year tonight, @ShekuKM has been awarded #ClassicBRITs Critics' Choice in association with @AppleMusic! 🎼 pic.twitter.com/zLD0Yl4WTK— Classic BRIT Awards (@classicbrits) June 13, 2018
Presented by none other than Nile Rodgers
Jess Gillam is the very first winner of the Classic BRITs Sound of Classical Poll
Katherine Jenkins gave a stunning performance of 'Never Enough' from 'The Greatest Showman'
Which went on to win 'Soundtrack of the year'
Katherine told us before the show that Bryn Terfel recently "sang her baby to sleep"
Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have been won 'Group of the year'
The pair kicked off the show with a tribute to Leonard Bernstein
Tokio Myers has been named 'Breakthrough Artist of the Year'
We caught up with Tokio before the show
Renee Fleming wins 'Female Artist of the Year'
Beatrice Rana gave a beautiful Bach performance
She performed part of Bach's lovely 'Goldberg Variations'.
Andrea Bocelli performed with Sir Bryn Terfel
Alfie Boe and Michael Ball have won 'Album of the Year'
Dame Vera Lynn has received the 'Lifetime Achievement Award'
Last year, @VeraLynnDecca become the oldest living artist to score a Top 10 album in the UK and tonight the "Forces' Sweetheart" has received the #ClassicBRITs Lifetime Achievement Award! pic.twitter.com/6pNm3xbjYA— Classic BRIT Awards (@classicbrits) June 13, 2018