The Attitude Awards 2016 in association with Virgin Holidays are less than two weeks away; this year hosted by Scottish stage and screen star Alan Cumming.
Benefitting the Elton John AIDS Foundation and now in its fifth year, the event is famed for its recognition of LGBT milestones and representation, with those honoured at last year’s Awards including Yoko Ono, Vivienne Westwood, Boy George, Holly Johnson, April Ashley, Lorraine Kelly, Newnight’s Evan Davis and many more.
This year’s star-studded bash will take place at London’s 8th Northumberland Avenue and will once again celebrate the social, political, cultural figures who shape Attitude readers’ worlds.
As we gear up for this year’s Attitude Awards, here’s a look back at all the winners from last year’s ceremony…
Man of The Year – Newsnight’s Evan Davis
Music Award/International Album – Adam Lambert, The Original High
Actor of the Year – Cucumber’s Cyril Nri
Album of the Year – Years & Years, Communion
TV Personality of the Year – Coronation Street’s Antony Cotton (picture with Sir Ian McKellen)
Icon Awards for Outstanding Achievement – April Ashley, Yoko Ono and Holly Johnson
Music Breakthrough Award – Jess Glynne
Sexiest Man of the Year – Liam Payne
TV Moment of the Year – James Hill and Austin Armacost’s Celebrity Big Brother bromance
Syle Hero – Dame Vivienne Westwood
Most Stylish Man – Oliver Cheshire
Media Recognition Award – The X Factor
Moment of the Year – Ireland’s ‘Yes’ vote to equal marriage (accepted by Panti Bliss)
Honorary Gay Award – Lorraine Kelly
Young LGBT Entrepreneur Award – Pierre and Adrien Gaubert for MyGWork (pictured with Katie Piper)
Active Award – England Women’s National Football Team
Politician of the Year – Mhairi Black (SNP)
Ally Award – Reggie Yates
Breakthrough Performance – Boy Meets Girl’s Rebecca Root
Community Award – 56 Dean Street
Legend Award – Alexander McQueen (accepted by Eliot McQueen, picture with Philip Tracey)
Editor’s Special Award – Rugby league star Keegan Hirst
The Attitude Awards 2016 in association with Virgin Holidays will take place on on October 10, at London’s 8th Northumberland Avenue, hosted by Alan Cumming.
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