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Brit Awards 2014: See the new statue

The Brit Awards 2014 has unveiled the statue design that it will hand out at next year's ceremony.

The new trophy has been designed by fashion icon and hat designer to the stars Philip Treacy and has a glossy black finish.

Brit Awards statue 2014 designed by Philip Treacy.

Brit Awards 2014 statue

Lady Gaga, Philip Treacy, & Grace Jones

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Philip Treacy, Grace Jones and Lady Gaga

"Music has always been my inspiration and I'm fortunate to have worked with some of the music industry's greatest artists," Treacy said.

"My inspiration for the trophy comes from a uniquely British genre of music, punk."

Brits Chairman Christian Tattersfield added: "Philip is renowned for his distinctive and memorable designs so we are thrilled to have him on board for this year.

Brits 2014 logo.

"His involvement guarantees that the 2014 award will continue the tradition of iconic Brits statues and we are pleased to be able to reward music creativity with something so unique and special."

Treacy was awarded an OBE in 2007 for services to the British fashion industry and designed hats for films including Harry Potter, as well as for stars including Madonna, Grace Jones and Lady Gaga.

James Corden has confirmed he will host the Brit Awards 2014, but revealed that his fifth time in the role will be his last.

Katy Perry and Arctic Monkeys are among the first acts to be confirmed to perform at the ceremony, which takes place at the O2 Arena in London on February 19.

Tickets for the show went on sale from 10am today (November 28).

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