Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Mark Feehily were among the big winners at the Burberry British Diversity Awards held at London’s Grand Connaught Rooms on Thursday night.
Leigh-Anne beat off stiff competition to be awarded the Media Champion prize for her groundbreaking documentary Race, Pop and Power, which focused on her experience as a black woman in the music industry.dailymail.co.uk
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Leigh-Anne has been shortlisted for the Media Champion in the Public Eye of the Year award at this year’s Burberry British Diversity Awards for her work showcased in the BBC documentary ‘Leigh-Anne: Race, Pop & Power’:
The singer has been shortlisted for the Media Champion in Public Eye at the British Diversity Awards, sponsored by Burberry, alongside the likes of Denise Welch, Tom Daley and Marcus Rashford.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock: Race, Pop and Power was praised by critics and viewers alike as the singer laid bare the prejudices she’s faced in the industry and strove to make it more inclusive for people from minority backgrounds.
Insiders claim she is a heavy favourite to take home the prize at the ceremony, which will be hosted by June Sarpong on March 10 inside London’s Grand Connaught Rooms.
Back in November Leigh-Anne took home the Media Progress Moment gong at the 2021 Ethnicity Awards.
She said in her video acceptance speech: “Thank you for the amazing contributors to the documentary who shared their stories – the film would be nothing without you. In the words of Dawn Butler ‘when the history books are written, what’s going to be said next to your name?’ The hard work doesn’t stop here.”Credit: thesun.co.uk
Media Champion in Public Eye
Cerrie Burnell – Author. Actor. CBeebies Alumnus. Ambassador for Change.
Denise Welch – Actress, television personality, and writer
Jamie Carragher – Football legend and sports broadcaster
John Bishop – Actor, comedian and campaigner
Leigh-Anne Pinnock – Little Mix
Marcus Rashford – Professional Footballer
Rose Ayling-Ellis – Winner, Strictly Come Dancing 2021 / Eastenders
Tom Daley OBE – Olympic Diver
Leigh-Anne’s documentary Race, Pop & Power and Little Mix: The Search are nominated for a National Television Awards!
Simply read through the list of contenders and tick ONE box in each category to select who you think should win. You can vote in all categories, but only once per person. Vote here: nationaltvawards.com/vote
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All votes must be in by 11pm on Friday 4th June 2021
Leigh’s Documentary Race,Pop & Power is now available on BBCiPlayer! Watch HERE!
Leigh-Anne’s new documentary on Colourism & Race will air on Thursday 13th May at 9pm on BBC One!