The countdown for the 2012 Brit Awards is nearly over with just hours until some of the biggest music names in the UK hit the red carpet.

Adele, Ed Sheeran, Noel Gallagher and Florence & The Machine are among guests who will be performing at the ceremony that will take place at London's O2 Arena on Tuesday.

The awards will kick off at 8PM GMT, and will be broadcast live on ITV. For those who want to live stream the award ceremony online, you can do it here through USTREAM:

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream

Here's a reminder of the nominees:

British Male Solo Artist: Ed Sheeran, James Blake, James Morrison, Noel Gallagher and Professor Green.

Best Female Solo Artist: Adele, Florence & the Machine, Jessie J, Kate Bush and Laura Marling

Best Breakthrough Act: Anna Calvi, Ed Sheetan. Emeli Sande, Jessie J and The Vaccines

British Group: Arctic Monkeys, Chase & Status, Coldplay, Elbow, Kasabian

British Single:

Adele- Someone Like You

Ed Sheeran- The A Team

Example-Changed the Way You Kissed Me

Jessie J ft. Bob- Price Tag

JLS ft. Dev- She Makes Me Wanna

Military Wives- Wherever You Are

Olly Murs ft. Rizzle Kicks- Heart Skips a Beat

One Direction-What Makes You Beautiful

Pixie Lott- All About Tonight

The Wanted- Glad you Came

British Album:

Adele- 21'

Coldplay-Mylo Xyloto

Ed Sheeran-+

Florence & The Machine- Ceremonials

PJ Harvey- Let England Shake

International Male Solo Artist: Aloe Blacc, Bon Iver, Bruno Mars, David Guetta, Ryan Adams

International Female Solo Artist: Beyonce, Bjork, Feist, Lady Gaga, Rihanna

International Group: Fleet Foxes, Foo Fighters, Jay z/ Kanye West, lady Antebellum, Maroon 5

International Breakthrough Act: Aloe Blacc, Bon Iver, Foster The People. Lana Del Ray, Nicki Minaj

Outstanding Contribution to Music: Winner- Blur

British Producer: Paul Epworth, Flood, Ethan Johns