Paris for Brits
13:30 12 January 2006
Paris Hilton is set to present an award at next month's star-studded Brit awards.
Organisers want the hotel heiress at the prestigious bash because they are hopeful her presence could spark controversy.
A source told Britain's The Sun newspaper: "Paris Hilton is the big American name who will be there on the night to present an award. She has exactly the right credentials to get herself into trouble.
"She could well get herself booed by the serious rock contingent - and whatever happens she won't be boring."
Meanwhile, British rockers the Kaiser Chiefs believe they will triumph over rival singer James Blunt at the awards.
Frontman Ricky Wilson - whose band, like Blunt, is up for five awards, said: "Some people love James Blunt and some people hate him, but I really don't care."
Elsewhere, Coldplay - who will be performing at the ceremony - will battle it out with Franz Ferdinand and animated group the Gorillaz in the Best British Group category.
Madonna scooped three nominations, including International Female Solo Artist and International Album, for 'Confessions On A Dancefloor'.
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