Host of the Brits Jack Whitehall paid a heartfelt tribute to Caroline Flack at the start of tonight's awards show.

Jack made a few jokes and told viewers what they could expect from the upcoming ceremony.

But then Jack paused and paid tribute to former Love Island host Caroline.

Jack said: "Over the weekend we lost a member of the Brits family as Caroline Flack passed away.

"She was kind, vibrant, with an infectious personality.

Jack Whitehall paid tribute to Caroline Flack

"She will be sorely missed and our thoughts are with her friends and family."

Jack then introduced Lewis Capaldi and he sung his hit "Someone you loved" in a sombre performance.

And viewers were touched by the tribute.

Caroline Flack.

Jack Sullivan said: "Well that was emotional. @jackwhitehall’s tribute to @carolineflack1 followed by @LewisCapaldi’s Someone You Loved is a lot."

Emma said: "Jack Whitehall’s touching tribute to Caroline Flack followed by Lewis Capaldi’s beautiful performance of ‘Someone you loved’ was just perfect."

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Melanie Baker said: " Lovely tribute to Caroline, then @LewisCapaldi on straight after, I’m now in tears, because the song is about his nan dying, so tonight this is for our beautiful #CarolineFlack well done Lewis that was gorgeous."

And Victoria Wai said: "Lump in throat and holding back the tears with that Jack Whitehall dedication to Caroline Flack and then they get Lewis Capaldi to song Someone You Loved right after."