The platinum-selling artist, who has sold more than 23million singles since going solo, will then be joined by his avatar as a hologram on stage as he performs.
New experience: Liam’s performance uses augmented reality to create an avatar which will stream on viewers’ phones
Ahead of his performance, Liam said: ‘To be able to perform live via my very own Avatar blows my mind a little bit!
‘I’m really excited for everyone to see what we’ve been working on. The strides in tech at the minute are phenomenal and I can’t wait to see what we’ll be doing next.
‘For now, this Sunday, you can take a first-look at my EE BAFTA performance, delivered by my real life Avatar live in your kitchen, bedroom, on the bus or at the park…see you there.’
Last month, it was announced that Dermot O’Leary, Clara Amfo and Edith Bowman are set to host the BAFTAs as bosses unveiled their plans for a virtual ‘celebration of talent’.
First look: The singer will take to the stage at the Royal Albert Hall on Sunday and his body, facial movements, and live audio data will be instantly transformed into 3D animations
Plans: Dermot O’Leary (left) and Clara Amfo (right) are set to host the BAFTAs as bosses unveiled their plans for a virtual ‘celebration of talent’ last month
The trio will host a ceremony spread over two nights on 10 and 11 April, with all nominees accepting their prizes virtually due to the Covid pandemic.
In a statement bosses confirmed they’re hoping the weekend will be a ‘celebration of talent’ despite the ongoing pandemic, after announcing their most diverse list of nominees in the awards’ 74-year history.
Clara will first present the EE BAFTA Film Awards Opening Night on Saturday 10 April, where eight of BAFTA’s 17 awards will be presented.
Dermot and Edith will then host the second night of the BAFTAs on Sunday 11 April where the main acting awards will be presented, including the sought-after Best Film and Best British Film.
Coming soon: Edith Bowman will join the pair hosting the ceremony spread over two nights on 10 and 11 April, with all nominees accepting their prizes virtually due to the Covid pandemic
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