Emma Willis favourite to become next Brit Awards host
Big Brother presenter Emma Willis is the 6-1 favourite, while comedian Jack Whitehall is next best at 7-1. Other names tipped to succeed Corden include Nick Grimshaw at 8-1, Fearne Cotton at 9-1 and Ant and Dec at 14-1. Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand have been chalked up as outsiders at 50-1.
Coral is also taking bets on a selection of Brit Awards specials ahead of the star-studded ceremony. The firm go 2-1 that a celebrity drops the award on stage, 4-1 that an artist is cut-off during their acceptance speech and 5-1 that a celebrity invades the stage.
“Emma Willis has replaced Holly Willoughby as the hostess with the mostess and with James Corden’s job up for grabs, we reckon the Big Brother presenter could be made an offer,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.
**Who will replace James Corden as the next Brit Awards host?
6 Emma Willis, 7 Jack Whitehall, 8 Nick Grimshaw, 9 Fearne Cotton, 14 Alan Carr, 14 Ant & Dec, 16 Greg James, 16 John Bishop, 20 Chris Evans, 20 Davina McCall, 20 Marvin Humes, 25 Gary Barlow, 25 Holly Willoughby, 33 Jools Holland, 33 The Osbournes, 40 Cat Deeley, 40 Cheryl Cole, 50 Jonathan Ross, 50 Mel B, 50 Russell Brand, 100 Geri Halliwell. Others on request.
**Brit Awards specials:
5-1 Stage invasion – A celebrity to invade the stage during a winner’s acceptance speech
3-1 Any celebrity to have a wardrobe malfunction on stage
2-1 Anyone to drop the Brit Award on stage
4-1 A winner to be cut off during their acceptance speech
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