Wed. Aug 17th, 2022

Olympic diver Tom Daley and the primary all-male Strictly Come Dancing couple John Whaite and Johannes Radebe had been named among the many winners on the 2022 British LGBT Awards in London on Friday.

Vogue director Edward Enninful, 50, and US singer Alicia Keys, 41, additionally took house gongs on the star-studded bash, with world-renowned style icon and champion of range Edward being handed the Global Media Trailblazer prize whereas Alesha was handed the Celebrity Ally of the Year accolade. 

Journalist Edward stated: ‘I’m so honoured to be a part of the 2022 LGBT Awards, particularly because the UK celebrates 50 years of delight. 

Proud: Strictly Come Dancing couple John Whaite and Johannes Radebe were named among the winners at the 2022 British LGBT Awards in London on Friday

Proud: Strictly Come Dancing couple John Whaite and Johannes Radebe had been named among the many winners on the 2022 British LGBT Awards in London on Friday

‘Growing up as a younger, black homosexual man in West London, I might solely have imagined the day when occasions like this is able to rejoice folks like me, and the opposite unimaginable trailblazers recognised tonight. 

‘My hope is that all of us proceed to push for optimistic change for the subsequent technology.’

Held in affiliation with Tesco and Macquarie Group, and hosted by comic and much-loved TV presenter Sue Perkins, the British LGBT Awards is the UK’s largest LGBT+ awards occasion which celebrates the very best British and worldwide expertise from the group, in addition to the allies and organisations who assist them.

Leading the way: Olympic diver Tom Daley collected the Swinton Insurance Sports Personality of the Year award, having been a force for activism and LGBT+ inclusion

Leading the way in which: Olympic diver Tom Daley collected the Swinton Insurance Sports Personality of the Year award, having been a drive for activism and LGBT+ inclusion

Winner: World-renowned fashion icon and champion of diversity, Vogue director Edward Enninful, 50, was handed the Global Media Trailblazer prize

Winner: World-renowned style icon and champion of range, Vogue director Edward Enninful, 50, was handed the Global Media Trailblazer prize

Alicia was awarded the Celebrity Ally of the Year award by singer Lulu, 73, beating Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe after a public vote.

Alicia has used her platform to handle her hope for higher freedom of expression for future generations.

Joining by way of video hyperlink the multi-award profitable music star stated: ‘On a private degree, I’m honoured to just accept this award tonight.

Unconditional support: US singer Alicia Keys, 41, took home the Celebrity Ally of the Year accolade, giving her speech by video link at the event

Unconditional assist: US singer Alicia Keys, 41, took house the Celebrity Ally of the Year accolade, giving her speech by video hyperlink on the occasion

Coming out on top: Alicia was awarded her prize by singer Lulu, 73, beating Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe after a public vote

Coming out on prime: Alicia was awarded her prize by singer Lulu, 73, beating Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp and Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe after a public vote

‘I’ve been blessed to know all types of individuals since I used to be just a little lady and luckily uncovered to the wonder and richness of range. That’s all colors, all religions, all types, all beliefs, all loves, all folks.

‘Believe me, I do know that hate is taught and judgement is taught, however we’re the sunshine and we’re the love. I typically cannot imagine how a lot hate there may be to beat, however the place there may be mild and love, darkness and hate can’t exist.

‘I do know the highly effective LGBTQI+ group has lots to combat for, stand as much as and care about – so similar to all of you right here tonight, I’m right here with you to maintain displaying up, representing and reminding one another we’re not alone.

Hitmakers: Pop legends Steps were handed the Music Artist of the Year (L-R: Claire Richards, Ian 'H' Watkins, Faye Tozer and Lee Latchford-Evans)

Hitmakers: Pop legends Steps had been handed the Music Artist of the Year (L-R: Claire Richards, Ian ‘H’ Watkins, Faye Tozer and Lee Latchford-Evans)

Bright star: Television presenter Rylan Clark, 33, was named as Broadcaster of the Year on the night

Bright star: Television presenter Rylan Clark, 33, was named as Broadcaster of the Year on the evening

‘You’ll by no means be alone and we’ve to indicate one another we’re all right here for one another, let’s scream on the prime of our lungs everybody deserves love, kindness, equanimity and most of all respect! Period, finish of story.

‘Of course we have come a good distance however there’s a lot extra to do and there is a lot extra that has to occur, however that is why ceremonies like this are so necessary.’

Diver Tom, 28, collected the Swinton Insurance Sports Personality of the Year award having been a drive for activism and LGBT+ inclusion.

Beauty: Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, put on a striking display in a yellow thigh-split mullet dress featuring midriff cutouts which exposed her washboard abs

Beauty: Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, placed on a putting show in a yellow thigh-split mullet costume that includes midriff cutouts which uncovered her washboard abs

Wow! She elevated her height with a pair of black heels

Gorgeous: She looked stunning while flashing a beaming smile for photographers at the event

Wow! Elevating her peak with a pair of black heels, she appeared beautiful whereas flashing a beaming smile for photographers on the occasion

Honest: Dame Kelly was a surprise presenter on the night for the Celebrity Award, won by Lady Gaga, having just broken a 34-year silence to tell the world she's openly gay

Honest: Dame Kelly was a shock presenter on the evening for the Celebrity Award, gained by Lady Gaga, having simply damaged a 34-year silence to inform the world she’s brazenly homosexual

The sportsman has spoken out towards anti-LGBT+ legal guidelines and higher sports activities inclusion, whereas Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes, 52, was a shock presenter for the Celebrity Award, gained by Lady Gaga, having simply damaged a 34-year silence to inform the world she’s brazenly homosexual.

Pop legends Steps had been handed the Music Artist of the Year award whereas Julian Clary, 63, was named because the winner of the TV persona class, and presenter Rylan Clark, 33, as Broadcaster of the Year.

Strictly Come Dancing duo Johannes Radebe, 35, and John Whaite, 33, had been handed the Media Moment of the Year prize by present choose Shirley Ballas, having been the primary male same-sex couple on the present.

Twinkle-toed stars: Strictly Come Dancing duo Johannes Radebe, 35, and John Whaite, 33, were handed the Media Moment of the Year prize having been Strictly's first all-male couple

Twinkle-toed stars: Strictly Come Dancing duo Johannes Radebe, 35, and John Whaite, 33, had been handed the Media Moment of the Year prize having been Strictly’s first all-male couple

The pair devoted their {couples}’ selection semi-final efficiency in the course of the 2021 collection to the expertise of rising up homosexual.

Meanwhile, BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, 43, gained Role Model of the Year following her courageous combat again towards bowel most cancers.

Elsewhere, Rishi Madlani from Natwest was offered with an Inspirational Leader prize whereas Lego Group had been honoured with a Best Brand or Marketing Campaign award.

Brave: Meanwhile, BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, 43, won Role Model of the Year following her brave fight back against bowel cancer

Brave: Meanwhile, BBC Radio 1 DJ Adele Roberts, 43, gained Role Model of the Year following her courageous combat again towards bowel most cancers

Founders of legendary charity and firm Stonewall had been awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award on the evening by British broadcasting legend Paul O’Grady.

Host Sue Perkins stated of the winners: ‘Well finished to all the unimaginable winners and nominees, it was improbable to be part of this enjoyable but vastly necessary ceremony.’

British LGBT Awards founder, Sarah Garrett MBE, added: ‘We had been delighted to have the ability to host a celebration of the folks working onerous to advocate for and advance LGBT+ rights. All of the winners and nominees are extremely deserving.’

Congratulations: Host Sue Perkins said of the winners: 'Well done to all of the incredible winners and nominees, it was fantastic to be a part of this fun yet hugely important ceremony'

Congratulations: Host Sue Perkins stated of the winners: ‘Well finished to all the unimaginable winners and nominees, it was improbable to be part of this enjoyable but vastly necessary ceremony’

While Rachel Palmer, EMEA chief working officer and LGBTQ+ govt sponsor at Macquarie Group, British LGBT Awards sponsors, stated: ‘We’re so proud to be a part of such an necessary occasion for the LGBT+ group, supporting and celebrating all of the unimaginable function fashions and alter makers who’ve been awarded and nominated this 12 months – congratulations.’

A spokesman for British LGBT Awards sponsors Tesco, stated: ‘Everyone at Tesco may be very proud to assist the British LGBT Awards. The ceremony was a real celebration of inspiring people, highlighting the unimaginable contributions of these creating an inclusive world.

‘We are grateful to everybody concerned for being a part of this memorable occasion and serving to to shine a lightweight on each facet of the LGBT+ group and its allies. A giant congratulations to the deserving nominees and the profitable people and organisations.’

BRITISH LGBT AWARDS 2022 WINNERS AND NOMINEES

CELEBRITY 

Lady Gaga – WINNER

Ben Whishaw

Billy Porter

Bimini Bon Boulash

Emma Corrin

Indya Moore

Michaela Jaé Rodriguez

Olly Alexander

Russell Tovey

T’Nia Miller

MTV – MUSIC ARTIST 

Steps – WINNER

Arlo Parks

Dodie Clark

Dua Lipa

Kehlani

Lady Leshurr

Lil Nas X

Lucy Spraggan

Sam Smith

Will Young

CELEBRITY ALLY   

Alicia Keys – WINNER

Dan Reynolds

Daniel Radcliffe

Davina McCall

Ellie Goulding

Jade Thirlwall

Jamie Lee Curtis

Jodie Whittaker

Jürgen Klopp

Lewis Hamilton

GLOBAL MEDIA TRAILBLAZER 

 Edward Enninful – WINNER

 Alan Carr

Ben Hunte

Dean McCullough

Jason Okundaye

Joe Lycett

Owain Wyn Evans

Rav Bansal

Rylan Clark

Shivani Dave 

MEDIA MOMENT

John & Johannes On Strictly Come Dancing – WINNER 

‘Born This Way’ 10-Year Anniversary

Joshua Cavllo Becomes The First Openly Gay Active Top Tier Male Footballer

Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‘Team LGBT’

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Features Assigned Female At Birth Queen, Victoria Scone

Lil Nas X’s Single ‘Call Me By Your Name (Montero)’

Sex Education’s Non-Binary Representation

Eternal’s Openly Gay Superhero, Phastos

BBC’S Freddie Mercury: The Final Act Documentary

The Progress Pride F1 Helmet Livery

SWINTON INSURANCE – SPORTS PERSONALITY 

Tom Daley – WINNER 

Alana Smith

Beth Mead

Caster Semenya

Colin Jackson

Demi Stokes

Emma Wiggs

Josh Cavallo

Laurel Hubbard

Megan Rapinoe

ONLINE INFLUENCER 

Jamie Raines – WINNER

Kyle De’Volle

Calle Y Poché

Sebb Argo & Dion Yorkie

Mawaan Rizwan

Yasmin Benoit

Rudy Jean

DJ Krystal Lake

James Barr & Dan Hudson

Charlie Allan

TESCO – BRAND OR MARKETING CAMPAIGN   

LEGO’s Everyone Is Awesome Set – WINNER

Harry’s ‘Never Been Prouder’ Shave With Pride Campaign

Levi’s All Pronouns All Love Campaign

Liverpool FC Red Together

Network Rail ‘Do I Offend You’

Norwegian Postal Service’s ‘When Harry Met Santa’ Advert

Royal Navy’s ‘Wherever You Are’ Advert

Sky’s Pride Month 2021 Collection

The Rainbow Lottery

Zipcar’s Have Pride In Your Ride Campaign

JOHNSON & JOHNSON – CHARITY OR COMMUNITY INITIATIVE 

LGBT Foundation – WINNER 

 akt

Black Trans Foundation

Chester Pride

Gaysians

Gendered Intelligence

Hidayah LGBT+

Out and Proud African LGBTI (OPAL)

Stonewall

Trans within the City

JUST EAT TAKEAWAY – OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO LGBT+ LIFE 

Juno Dawson and Abbey Kiwanuka -WINNERS

Avi Kay

Dettie Gould

Dr Alexander Rhys

Ethan Spibey

Jon Holmes

Juno Dawson

Lex Shu Chan

Oscar Davies

Philip Anderson

MACQUARIE – INSPIRATIONAL LEADER 

Rishi Madlani, NatWest – WINNER 

Peter Lewin, Levi’s

Mark Timms, HSBC UK

Oliver Gross, KPMG

Matt Scarff, ITV

Sarah Rench, Avanade

Ben Jackson, Wickes

Emily Hamilton, RS Components

Leo Nicholas, Nest Corporation

Damien Shieber, Santander

HSBC – BUSINESS ALLY

Laura Yeates, Clifford Chance – WINNER

Allison Whittington, Zurich Municipal

Vicky Rowland, Sage

Tim Riecken, National Grid

Rishi Jain, Liverpool FC

Donna Kelly, CGI

Dayna Donaldson, Disney

Anna Radford, Johnson & Johnson

Max Taylor, Vodafone

Sophie Whiteman, Allianz

LGIM – DIVERSITY HERO 

Kevin Humphreys, Jacobs – WINNER 

Adam Wilson, Virgin Media O2

Belton Flournoy, Protoviti

Chloe Bolland, UBS

Ed Rogers, Ford

Jerry Daykin, GSK

Jonathan Pascoe, VIACOMCBS

Luke Ives, ARUP

Pauric Havlin, TCS

Tolu Osinubi, Deloitte

FUTURE LEADER 

Kim Warren, Credera – WINNER

 Bruna Gil, Linkedin

Fabio Peyer, Morningstar

Jake Hallas, Rolls-Royce

Luke Kolbohm, BDP

Magda Markowska, Nielsen IQ

Oliver Rieche, Reed Smith

Patzy Drozdz, Shell

Sophie Kershaw, PWC

Sophy Merrick, Credit Suisse

NETWORK RAIL – NETWORK GROUP (ERG) 

Legal and Generals LGBTQ+ Allies Network, LGIM – WINNER

 STEP, AIG

BP Pride, BP

4Pride, Channel 4

Proud FT, Financial Times

Hearst Pride UK, Hearst

Pride At Mace, Mace

PINCC Group, NSPCC

Proud @ Sainsbury’s, Sainsbury’s

[email protected], Sky UK

INCLUSIVE EMPLOYER OR COMPANY

Barclays – WINNER

Google

Just Eat Takeaway.com

Macquarie

Metro Bank

OVO

Publicis Groupe

Tesco Stores Ltd

Thames Water

Unilever

BROADCASTER, JOURNALIST OR HOST

Rylan Clark – WINNER 

ROLE MODEL OF THE YEAR

Adele Roberts – WINNER 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT 

 Stonewall – WINNER

 

 

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