Reception was mixed when they first announced that they would be hosting this year’s ceremony, with some praising the fact that the Geordie duo would be fronting the awards bash, and others claiming that their family-friendly image wasn’t in keeping with the Brits.
As it turns out, Ant and Dec pulled it out of the bag, delivering their jokes well and even thinking on their feet when chatting with some of the celebs in attendance who weren’t exactly over-blessed in the charisma department. Naming no names, of course.
There were a few dodgy ‘dad joke’ moments, of course, but that’s to be expected when you have the hosts of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ and ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ rubbing shoulders with Kanye West, Royal Blood and Madonna, and it actually added to their charm rather than making us cringe.
Here are some of our favourite one-liners from Ant and Dec at the Brits 2015…