Celebrity of the Year Award –
Ashley Banjo is a street dancer, choreographer and actor, best known as the leader of 2009’s Britain’s Got Talents winner, Diversity. The success led Ashley to become a judge on the talent show’s ‘Got to Dance’ and co-presenter of the BBC game show ‘Can’t Touch This’. Through his successful career, Ashley has been the lead organiser of the charitable television show ‘The Full Monty’, which sees him teaching celebrities moves to raise awareness for testicular cancer. He also supports ‘Future 4 Me’, an organisation which has helped 365 young people transform their lives after leaving care and custody. Last year, Ashley and Diversity performed an emotional routine inspired by the murder of George Floyd. His recent ITV documentary Ashley Banjo: Britain in Black and White, explores the negative reaction to the Britain’s Got Talent routine and racism in the UK.