Classic BRIT Awards 2012: Paradiso nominated!

7 Sep 2012


Hayley Westenra and the composer of her latest album Paradiso, Ennio Morricone, have been nominated for three awards between them at the Classic BRIT Awards 2012.

The awards will be held at the Royal Albert Hall in London on October 2nd and will be broadcast on ITV later in that month.

Two of these awards are to be decided by a public vote and we hope that all Hayley fans will vote for her. The three nominations are as follows:

Album of the Year - Paradiso - click here to vote on the Awards website!

Single of the Year - Gabriel's Oboe - click here to vote on the Awards website!

Composer of the Year - Ennio Morricone - Paradiso (there is no public vote)

There is also a PRIZE DRAW! For the terms and conditions - click here.

The closing date for online votes is 00:00 on Friday the 21st of September 2012. Votes received after this time will not be included.

Picture: Hayley at the 2012 CBA: Daily Mail-PA


UPDATED: Hayley did not win any prizes at this year's Classical BRIT Awards but we are sure that her day will come! There are plenty of photos from the Awards below and in the forum - see: Classic BRIT Awards thread here.

photos below © Dave Ludlow/HWI - click for larger

(c) Dave Ludlow (HWI)
Hayley arrives at the 2012 Classic BRIT Awards for the red carpet


Hayley's mum Jill and Hayley arrive for the 2012 Classic BRIT Awards


Hayley arrives at the 2012 Classic BRIT Awards

Hayley's mum Jill, Hayley and her manager Brian Lane arrive at the Royal Albert Hall


Famous actor Sir Anthony Hopkins is a surprise arrival at the Awards


Nicola Benedetti came over to chat to the fans on arrival at the 2012 CBA


Nicola Benedetti and Hayley among the celebrity tables: distracted while chatting


Paradiso on the giant screen for an Album of the Year nomination: but Andre Rieu won


The finale: 2012 Classical BRIT Awards: Gareth Malone conducts the choir and "Sing"
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber - piano; Gary Barlow - keyboards; click for much larger!


Fish-eye view of the Royal Albert Hall during the finale Sing  (click for larger)


Hayley came outside to meet her fans at the stage door after the ceremony


Hayley and her mum Jill - shown during the credits at the end of the ITV broadcast