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2009-02-20

RAYMOND WEIL once again official watch of the Brit Awards

London, February 19th, 2009 – Yesterday night, UK’s most glamorous music event - The BRIT Awards 2009 with MasterCard – took place at Earls Court London. In line with the Brand’s commitment to the music world, Swiss luxury watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL proudly announced its status as Official Watch of this glittering event for the second time.

On this occasion, presenters and artists - among them Kylie Minogue, James Corden and Mathew Horne - were honoured with an exclusive don giovanni così grande edition especially designed by RAYMOND WEIL for the BRIT Awards 2009. This unique model, limited to only 10 pieces worldwide, features a pink gold case set with 138 sparkling diamonds. Subtly blending originality and technical know-how, this elegant timepiece features a mechanical complication that is exclusive to Geneva watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL. Its particularity and innovation reside in its mechanical movement that controls the two time zones: the first with its time indication over 12 hours and the second over 24 hours, ensuring easy reading of the time. Fitted with a saddle-stitched genuine alligator full skin black strap, the watch proudly features the BRIT Awards logo on its see-through case-back.

Following on from last year’s hugely successful collaboration between Rihanna and The Klaxons, the reigning Queen of the British urban scene Estelle joined forces with leading indie pop duo The Ting Tings for a performance that ignited The BRIT Awards stage. This collaboration was the final performance to an already spectacular line up that included performances from Girls Aloud, Take That, Coldplay, Duffy, Kings of Leon, multi BRIT Award winners U2 performing their new single ‘Get On Your Boots’ and Outstanding Contribution to Music recipients the Pet Shop Boys. Viewers tuned in to music’s must-see night LIVE on ITV1.

An unforgettable evening offered by the BRIT Awards 2009, a unique memory of the evening by Swiss watchmaker RAYMOND WEIL and millions tuning into the ITV1 show and going online to catch all the action, The BRIT Awards 2009 with MasterCard on 18 February is set to be the biggest awards show in Europe.

Broadcasts:
TV networks in the UK, included ITV2’s Red Carpet show at 7pm and BRITs Encore from 10pm onwards, T4 Saturday running a BRITs preview special on Saturday 14 at 10:55am and across 4 Music on Sunday 15 at 6pm, Monday 16 at 2pm, Tuesday 17 at 10pm and Wednesday 18 February at 4:30p, as well as network support across Europe.
 

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