The second annual Black Girl Magic Awards held on Tuesday, October 2nd and was a star-studded affair at the Criterion Theatre in London’s West End. Media and entertainment icons honoured on the night include; Emii Sande, Vannessa Amadi, Ellen Thomas, Tiffany Haddish to name a few.
Founded in 2017 by comedian, actor and producer Kojo Amin and editor and entrepreneur Annika Allen, The Black Magic Awards saw a host of famous faces turn out to enjoy a night of glitz, glam and recognition.
Kicking off Black History Month, Black Magic award was an evening of celebration for UK Black entertainers. The ceremony honoured 16 inspirational women of colour, hailing their remarkable contributions to entertainment, business, sport, fashion, community, music.
Guests spotted at the event includes; Love Island, Kaz, Jack, Annaliese Dayes, Scarlette Douglas, Gina Yahere, Judi Love, Angie Greaves to name a few. They enjoyed performances by the likes of violinist Just Kemi, singer Tanika Bailey and stand-up comedy from YouTube sensation Judi Love.
Below are lists of winners from the black carpet event.
BLACK GIRL MAGIC AWARD WINNERS 2018
Icon Honour – Emeli Sandé (Singer/Songwriter)
Inspiration Honour – Yolanda Brown (Saxophonist)
Comedy honour – Gina Yashere (Comedian)
Media Mogul Honour – Vannessa Amadi (PR)
Sporting Honour – Eni Eluko (England-Juventus Footballer)
Acting Honour – Ellen Thomas (Actress)
TV Personality Honour – Angellica Bella (Presenter)
Brand Honour – Carla-Marie Williams (Beyonce Singer/Songwriter & owner of Girls I Rate)
Music Honour – Lisa Maffia (Rapper/Songwriter)
Radio Honour – Angie Greaves (Radio presenter)
Community Champions – Joanna Abeyie (Diversity & Inclusion) Vanessa La Rose (Bookshop Owner) Patricia Ann Hewitt (young women’s charity owner)
Beauty & Fashion Honour – Jourdan Dunn (Model)
Influence Honour – Taponeswa Maguva (PR)
The Impact Honour – Munroe Bergdorf (Activist)
International Honour – Tiffany Haddish (Actress/Comedian)
PICTURES FROM BLACK MAJIC AWARD 2018
Photo credit: Freeze frame Photography for (The Black Magic Network)