So, as television’s finest prepare to descend upon the red carpet, we’ve raided the vaults and brought together all the best clips from the event’s history.
Ant and Dec perform with Brucie - 2012
The moment has certainly taken on a new significance following Brucie’s death in August 2017, and this year could see the Geordie duo win the inaugural Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award, as their ‘Saturday Night Takeaway’ is nominated.
Simon Cowell’s bizarre acceptance speech - 2011
There are loads of reasons why The X Factor’s win in 2011 gave us one of the best acceptance speeches in the awards history.
Bill Roache’s emotional tribute to Anne Kirkbride - 2015
Holly and Phil’s This Morning after the night before - 2016
Cut to 10.30am the next day and the pair had turned up for work having not been home and wearing the same clothes and only just managed to scrape through the two-hour live show.
Dermot O’Leary’s performance doesn’t go quite to plan - 2013
We love Dermot. Especially when he dances. Even more when he falls over on live telly. Bless.
Kermit The Frog presents an award - 2012
Kermit The Frog became Kermot O’Leary as he stepped into Dermot’s shoes to present the gong for Entertainment Presenter in 2012.
Gig him the full gig, we say.
Jack P Shepherd forgets to put on his ‘good loser’ face - 2011
‘Coronation Street’ actor Jack P Shepherd (aka badboy David Platt) could not hide his anger as ‘EastEnders’ beat them to the title of ‘Best Serial Drama’ in 2011 and he did not mind who knew about it.
Nadia Sawalha’s sweary response to This Morning’s win - 2017
But seemingly unaware she was being filmed, Nadia, could clearly be seen saying: “Every fucking year! Every fucking year!”
Sheridan Smith misses her award - 2015
Sheridan Smith missed out on accepting her award for Best Drama Performance in ‘Cilla’ after getting stuck in traffic on the way to the O2.
Luckily, later in the ceremony, Sheridan was able to have her moment in the spotlight and make her acceptance speech, saying: “I am so, so, so sorry - stuck in a car for three hours!
Kris Jenner gets her reality shows mixed up - 2015
While reading out the list of nominees as she presented an award, Kris Jenner struggled with the name of the reality show ‘Geordie Shore’, labelling it ‘Georgie Shore’ instead.
In a further blunder that was shown on ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’, it was revealed Kris thought she was presenting an award at the Brits, rather than the NTAs. D’oh.
Susanna Reid gags Piers Morgan - 2017
“It’s been a controversial week on ‘Good Morning Britain’,” she told the audience. “We’ve had tears, we’ve had tantrums, we’ve even had a walk-out. So I’ve done what people have been urging me to do for quite some time - I have finally gagged Piers Morgan!”
How she still hasn’t been made a Dame after that is beyond us, quite frankly.
Stage invader storms tribute to Bruce Forsyth - 2018
Dermot O’Leary was forced to think fast when a stage invader attempted to interrupt Wilnelia Forsyth’s moving tribute to her late husband Sir Brucie as the nominees for the Entertainment award – which was rennamed in his honour – were revealed.
The host managed to intercept the protester, escorting him off the stage and towards security.
The man in question, who calls himself Dr A.C., previously stormed the stage during the 2017 final of ‘The Voice’
The Judy Finnigan bra incident - 2000
Arguably the ceremony’s most iconic moment ever came when Judy Finnigan went up to collect an award for ‘This Morning’ back in 2000, totally unaware that her bra was on show.
18 years on, it’s as equally hilarious and mortifying now as it was back then.