2018 is the 20th year of Mastercard’s headline sponsorship of The BRIT Awards. Over the years, Mastercard has brought its cardholders closer to music, bringing them truly priceless experiences such as walking the red carpet at The BRITs, attending an intimate gig, or meeting their idols.
Once again, those with a Mastercard debit, credit or prepaid card have access to a priority booking period for The BRIT Awards 2018. Mastercard also continues its sponsorship of the much-sought-after Mastercard British Album of the Year Award.
Mastercard is a technology company in the global payments industry, operating the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, travelling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.
Apple Music is the official music streaming and download partner for The BRIT Awards 2018, presenting the British Female and Male Solo Artist categories. Apple Music will also be promoting The BRITs from initial nominee announcements, all the way through to awards night. Dedicated playlists on the service will help music fans discover new music including the Critics' Choice Award winner and shortlist, nominated artists, albums and more.
Visit The BRIT Awards 2018 on Apple Music here: The BRIT Awards
RAYMOND WEIL, the luxury Swiss watchmaker is the Official Timing Partner to The BRIT Awards and is a longstanding associate. The watchmaker is one of a few brands that uses the inspiration of music as the basis for its watch designs, initially naming collections after its founder’s passion for opera, right up to collaborations with globally recognised artists such as The Beatles, David Bowie and Frank Sinatra. RAYMOND WEIL prides itself on supporting emerging and established talent and partners with music arenas such as The SSE Hydro and Manchester Arena. It is a longstanding partner to Nordoff Robbins, raising much needed funds during its 14 year collaboration.
Life Natural Spring Water is the original British ethical bottled water. Every bottle of Life Water funds clean water projects across the globe, through Life Water’s partner charity drop4drop. Through their ongoing partnership with Life Water, The BRIT Awards have funded five clean water projects across India and Africa, giving over 4,500 people lifesaving access to clean water. Not only this, Life Water strives to produce the most environmentally friendly bottled water possible, which is why Life Water is locally sourced, never exported outside the UK, BPA free and 100% recyclable.
Content company Somethin’ Else is The BRITs’ digital global agency, responsible for all content strategy and video, online and social media production for The BRITs 2018. They are a BAFTA and Cannes winning agency who describe themselves as “a content company, an audience business”.
DawBell is an award winning PR company specialising in music and entertainment. Since opening our doors in September 2009 we have expanded into several new areas and now have a fully integrated team of print, online, broadcast and social media specialists within our stable.
We are proud to list some of the most influential names in popular culture today as our clients - including Paul McCartney, Gary Barlow/Take That, James Corden, Rihanna, Elton John, Pharrell Williams, Harry Styles, Queens of the Stone Age and Beck, as well as brands and events such as The Isle of Wight Festival, Casio Music, The Hyundai Mercury Prize, musical.ly and of course The BRIT Awards.
DawBell bring passion and integrity to the world of PR, creating tailored campaigns for each and every one of our clients, as well as cross promotion opportunities through our Brands and Social Media departments. DawBell was recognised at the Music Week Awards as PR Campaign of The Year for Craig David in 2017, and has been nominated every year since our establishment. We were also shortlisted as one of the Top 5 Small Agencies in the UK in the 2016 PR Week Awards, as well as the Top 6 Specialist Agencies in the UK.
JM Enternational are a creative design studio specialising in music and events. We have been with our client The BRIT Awards for many years creating and maintaining The BRIT Awards brand. In addition to designing the original trophy, JME have worked with Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hirst, Philip Treacy OBE, Tracey Emin, Zaha Hadid Studio, Sir Anish Kapoor and Pam Hogg on their individual award design and production. John Marshall and his team are official photographers for all BRIT Events, if you see a photo on this site it is likely to be theirs.
Incyan are a web consultancy specialising in the bespoke development of enterprise web applications that scale securely and reliably in the cloud.
Spredfast is transforming the way companies connect with consumers. Spredfast's smart social software enables companies to build lasting relationships with today's digitally-connected consumer. Brand and media companies use the Spredfast Platform to manage, integrate, and amplify social content across any digital touch point in real-time. With global reach, Spredfast customers manage over one billion social connections across 84 countries. More than 650 brands, media companies, and agencies have partnered with Spredfast to create first-class social experiences.