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The Classic BRIT Awards are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of pop music's Brit Awards.

The Classic Brit Awards
2016 Classic Brit Awards
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Awarded for Excellence in classical music
Country United Kingdom
Presented by British Phonographic Industry
First awarded 2000
Official website www.classicbrits.co.uk

The Classic BRIT Awards (previously Classical BRIT Awards) are an annual awards ceremony held in the United Kingdom covering aspects of classical and crossover music, and are the equivalent of pop music's Brit Awards.

The awards are organised by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and were inaugurated in 2000 "in recognition of the achievements of classical musicians and the growth of classical music sales in the UK." The ceremony takes place in the Royal Albert Hall each May.

The event combines live performances with specially commissioned awards presented throughout the evening.

Voting for the awards is done by "an academy of industry executives, the media, the British Association of Record Dealers (BARD), members of the Musicians Union, lawyers, promoters, and orchestra leaders," except for "Album of the Year" which is voted for by listeners of Classic FM.

Since 2011, the ceremony has been known as "Classic BRIT Awards".

Classic Brit Awards 2018 pt.1

Held in the Royal Albert Hall on June 13th 2018, part 2 includes an opening performance by Michael Ball and Alfie Boe.

Les Miserables at the Classic Brit Awards 2011

A look back at the cast of Les Miserables performing at the Classical Brit awards 2011, singing 'At the End of the Day', 'On My Own', 'Bring Him Home' and 'One ...

Classic Brit Awards 2018 pt.4

Held in the Royal Albert Hall on June 13th 2018, part 4 includes performances by Andrea Bocelli and a duet with Bryn Terfel.

Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again & Phantom of the Opera (Classic BRIT Awards 2012)

Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again sung by Sierra Boggess as Christine, followed by herself and Ramin Karimloo in a powerful rendition of the Phantom ...

Bluebird Suite (Live from The Classic BRIT Awards 2018)

Alexis Ffrench, Pretty Yende & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform the Bluebird Suite. Live taken at the Classic BRIT Awards 2018. Listen here to Alexis ...

Phantom of the Opera - Sierra Boggess & Ramin Karimloo (Classic BRIT Awards 2012)

A powerful rendition of the Phantom of the Opera title song by Sierra Boggess as Christine and Ramin Karimloo as the phantom. Play it loud! Performed at the ...