The biggest night in British music – The BRIT Awards 2018 with Mastercard – returns to the O2 arena on Wednesday 21st February, and from Friday 15th December, Mastercard holders can buy tickets at Hosted by Jack Whitehall, it promises once again to be an incredible night.

BRITS logoAs Mastercard celebrates its 20th year as headline sponsor of the awards, it is giving those with a Mastercard debit, credit or prepaid card access to this exclusive priority booking period until 27th December.

Nicola Grant, head of marketing and communications UK&I at Mastercard said: “As we celebrate our 20th year as headline sponsor of The BRIT Awards, once again Mastercard holders will be the first to access tickets. Cardholders with a passion for music can have truly priceless experiences all year round – whether it’s walking the red carpet at The BRITs, attending an intimate gig, or meeting their idols. The BRITs are iconic and we’re excited to give our cardholders the chance to watch the biggest stars perform live.”

2018 will celebrate the awards’ 38th show, its eighth at The O2 Arena in London and its 26th year broadcasting exclusively on ITV. The BRIT Awards have established themselves as a global music institution that annually celebrates UK chart and commercial successes. 2017’s show celebrated an incredible night in British music with the late David Bowie honoured with two awards and incredible performances from Little Mix and Katy Perry.

The BRIT Awards annually raises funds for The BRIT Trust charity, whose main beneficiaries are the BRIT School for Performing Arts & Technology, Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy and other selected charities. To date, over £20 million has been raised for The BRIT Trust charity.

The BRIT Awards 2018 with Mastercard will be broadcast live on ITV – Wednesday 21st February from London’s The O2 Arena.