Reinventing the BRITs: BPI and BRIT Awards chief Geoff Taylor reveals his masterplan

James Hanley

For a show as meticulously organised as the BRIT Awards, there’s a certain irony that the unplanned moments are the ones that live longest in the memory.

Whether it’s Sam Fox and Mick Fleetwood reinventing the art of presenting; Jarvis Cocker’s Michael Jackson protest; Chumbawamba drenching John Prescott; Brandon Block’s handbags with Ronnie Wood or Madonna’s wince-inducing tumble, the show’s legend has been built as much on off-piste kerfuffles as on-stage magic.

“The role of the BRITs is, firstly, to ...

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