February 14, 2013, 9:20 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- The Brit Awards are returning to the O2 Arena for 2013. Live performances will come from Taylor Swift, Robbie Williams, Muse, Emili Sande and Muse. Justin Timberlake is continuing the comeback he started at the Grammy's, and will air his new track ĎMirrors' at the event on February 20th.
Nominees include Calvin Harris and Plan B for Best British Male Solo Artist, and Paloma Faith and the late Amy Winehouse for Best British Female Solo Artist. Mumford & Sons, One Direction and Muse are up for Best British Group, while Coldplay and the Rolling Stones are hotly tipped to scoop the Best Live Act gong.
There are also nods for last year's winners Ed Sheeran and Adele, who picked up Album of the Year and Best British Female Solo Artist at the 2012 awards. Mercury Prize winners Alt-J are up for Album of the year. The Brit statues themselves will be provided by Damien Hirst. James Corden returns as host.
The event kicks off at 7.15pm. Website LondonTown.com has announced details of discounted hotels in London, all close to the O2 Arena. The reduced rates are available exclusively through LondonTown.com.
One of the participating hotels is the Ibis at London Docklands. A budget chain hotel, the 54% discount brings the already-reasonable room rate down to just £54 per night. The Ibis is less than fifteen minutes walk from the O2 Arena.
Their sister hotel at the ExCel Centre is a few minutes further down the river. When booking through LondonTown.com, double and twin rooms are available at a 64% discount. The reduced rate makes the cost of a night's stay only £69.
The Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich, also around fifteen minutes from the O2, is offering double rooms at a 42% discount, bringing the cost of a night's stay down to just £121.
All the featured hotels in London are available at the discounted rates when booking exclusively through LondonTown.com. Visit their site for more information on the 2013 Brit Awards, and to find more discounted hotels in London.