Alan Carr to present 2017 NatWest British LGBT Awards
13 April 2017 - 10:00 AM

Alan Carr to present 2017 NatWest British LGBT Awards

Alan Carr and Melanie Sykes will co-present the 2017 NatWest British LGBT Awards.

The pair will take the reins at the star-studded awards ceremony, which celebrate individuals and organisations working to advance the rights of LGBT communities, at the Grand Connaught Rooms in London's Covent Garden on May 12.

Speaking about the ceremony, Alan said: "It's always such a fantastic night - I feel like I've just got over the last one. Plus to have my mate and Radio 2 co-host and partner in crime Melanie Sykes on hand to share the presenting duties just makes the night even more special!

"It is a fantastic event that does so much to celebrate people in the LGBT community who are making a real difference, as well highlighting the straight allies who give their much-needed support. And in 2017 these awards are more important than ever. I am so proud to be part of it.

"It is going to be a brilliant night and I am looking forward to reuniting with my Mel on stage to present the winners. It's going to be glitzy and fabulous affair with some very special moments."

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13 April 2017 - 10:00 AM

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British LGBT Awards CEO, Sarah Garrett MBE, added: "I can't wait for Alan Carr and Mel Sykes to host this year's British LGBT Awards - they're both television legends. With such brilliant hosts and some great awards up for grabs, the 2017 NatWest British LGBT Awards is going to be a night to remember."

The awards will be handed out to celebrities and people in the public eye who have demonstrated a commitment to the LGBT+ community or those who are considered role models.

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Lady Gaga - who identifies as bisexual - has been nominated for LGBT Celebrity of the Year, alongside Years & Years frontman Olly Alexander, model Cara Delevingne, actress Laverne Cox and Fifth Harmony singer Lauren Jauregui.

British royal Prince William will go head-to-head against the likes of TV presenter James Corden, musician Ariana Grande, actress Emma Watson, and author J.K. Rowling in the Celebrity Straight Ally category, which praises stars for their support toward the LGBT community, despite not being a member themselves.

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