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Pride Of Britain 2021: Alexandra Burke dazzles at the ceremony wearing a disc embellished dress 

Alexandra Burke made a dazzling entrance to the Grosvenor House Hotel on Saturday night ahead of the Pride Of Britain Awards.

The Bad Boys songstress, 33, wore an incredible disc embellished dress, which sat off-the-shoulder and fell elegantly to the floor.

The singer was bound to turn heads on the red carpet, her curvaceous figure accentuated by her glamorous get-up. 

Sensational: Alexandra Burke dazzled at the star-studded Pride Of Britain Awards wearing a disc embellished dress

On Friday, it was reported that the X Factor winner is set to make a musical comeback next year, a decade after her last album Heartbreak On Hold was released.  

Alexandra recently won the celebrity edition of the show SAS: Who Dares Wins and ever since the victory has apparently been working on a new album. 

The new tracks are apparently set to be in the ‘high octane pop music’ genre, according to The Sun.      

Showstopping: The singer's dress sat off-the-shoulder and fell elegantly to the floor

Showstopping: The singer’s dress sat off-the-shoulder and fell elegantly to the floor

The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards returns to screens on Thursday 4th November, hosting a star-studded audience for the first time since 2019 due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The annual award show honours the nation’s unsung heroes as stars of TV, sport, politics and showbiz come together to celebrate ‘ordinary people doing extraordinary things.’

Host Carol Vorderman, 60, will once again take the helm, but this year, for the first time in the show’s 22-year history, she’ll be joined by Diversity star Ashley Banjo, 33, who was recently revealed as her new co-host. 

Wow: The Bad Boys songstress was bound to turn heads on the red carpet, her curvaceous figure accentuated by her glamorous get-up

Wow: The Bad Boys songstress was bound to turn heads on the red carpet, her curvaceous figure accentuated by her glamorous get-up

Upon the announcement earlier this month, Ashley said: ‘I feel like I’ve been a part of Pride of Britain for a few years now but the chance to co-host it next to Carol, who is a complete legend and a pro, is amazing.  

‘It’s such a special show and a hugely emotional and inspiring night.’

While Carol said of Ashley: ‘Ashley is a wonderful person and I’m delighted that he’s joining me because he has been involved for a few years now and it just feels right.  

Glitz and glamour: On Friday, it was reported that the X Factor winner is set to make a musical comeback next year

Glitz and glamour: On Friday, it was reported that the X Factor winner is set to make a musical comeback next year

‘The Pride of Britain Awards are an incredibly special evening and show to be a part of.’ 

Pride of Britain sees a night of ‘extraordinary stories of bravery, selflessness and phenomenal fundraising feats’ as well as a plethora of astounding surprises, laugh out loud situations and emotional moments as the nation comes together to honour the achievements of truly inspirational people. 

Among the winners are quadruple amputee Harmonie-Rose Allen who wins the Child of Courage Award for inspiring the nation with her courage and unbreakable spirit.   

Success: Alexandra recently won the celebrity edition of the show SAS: Who Dares Wins and ever since the victory has apparently been working on a new album

Success: Alexandra recently won the celebrity edition of the show SAS: Who Dares Wins and ever since the victory has apparently been working on a new album

While the Lifetime Achievement Award goes to campaigner Rosemary Cox, who set up the first Organ Donor Register in the UK, helping save thousands of lives.

Campaigning sisters Amy and Ella Meek, 18 and 16, have been named Pride of Britain’s first ever Environmental Champions for setting up a charity to help fight the global scourge of plastic pollution.

Meanwhile, this year’s Special Recognition Award goes to Gee Walker, who forgave her son’s killers and devoted her life to promoting racial harmony in his memory. 

Speaking about the ceremony, Carol said: ‘My favourite part of the Awards are the winners and how happy they are that they’re being celebrated. 

Co-hosts: Host Carol Vorderman, 60, will once again take the helm, but this year, for the first time in the show's 22-year history, she'll be joined by Diversity star Ashley Banjo, 33

Co-hosts: Host Carol Vorderman, 60, will once again take the helm, but this year, for the first time in the show’s 22-year history, she’ll be joined by Diversity star Ashley Banjo, 33

‘These incredible people make you want to be a better person. And even though everyone says how much it makes them cry, it is a celebration too of all the truly extraordinary things they have done.’   

Ashley Banjo says: ‘I have so much respect and admiration for all of the winners’ and I can’t wait to meet them, see the look on their faces as they are surprised and celebrated and to experience this really special moment with them.’

While Debbie Crosbie, Chief Executive Officer of award partner TSB adds:  ‘I have been bowled over by the bravery, courage and determination of all the winners.

‘Helping people in our local communities is at the heart of what we do at TSB – that’s why we are especially proud to sponsor the TSB Community Hero Award. It is truly humbling to see the extraordinary things people have done to make a difference and support those most in need in their communities.’

Nominated by the public, the winners are from all walks of life, of all ages, and from all over the country.

Since the first ceremony in 1999, royalty, prime ministers, and hundreds of leading figures from showbusiness, sport, politics and the arts have all taken part.  

The awards attract an audience of around five million viewers every year in a primetime slot on ITV – making it the highest rated awards show of its kind on British television.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, 2020’s ceremony featured prerecorded segments of recipients receiving their awards at home, while a host of big names headed to The Royal Hospital Chelsea to film links ahead of the show. 

Legends: Marcus Rashford (l) and the late Captain Sir Tom Moore (r) were among those honoured in the ceremony

Achievement: Tom raised money for charity in the run-up to his 100th birthday

Legends: Marcus Rashford (l) and the late Captain Sir Tom Moore (r) were among those honoured in the ceremony

As the awards aired on ITV, landmarks across London, including the London Eye, BT Tower and County Hall, turned red, white and blue in celebration of the winners.

Marcus Rashford and the late Captain Sir Tom Moore were among those honoured in the ceremony, which awarded the remarkable achievements of Brits who have selflessly contributed the the nation and the world.

The Daily Mirror Pride of Britain Awards, in partnership with TSB, will be broadcast on ITV on 4th November at 8pm. 

PRIDE OF BRITAIN AWARDS 2021: THE WINNERS 

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT – Rosemary Cox, 82, Wolverhampton 

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONRob Allen, 34, Northampton

THIS MORNING EMERGENCY SERVIVES AWARDStephen Warton, 53, Cumbria

GOOD MORNING BRITAIN YOUNG FUNDRAISERHughie Higginson, 10, and Freddie Xavi, 11, Lancashire

CHILD OF COURAGEHarmonie-Rose Allen, 7, Bath

SPIRIT OF ADVENTUREMax Woosey, 11, North Devon

SPECIAL RECOGNITIONGee Walker, 67, Liverpool

ENVIRONMENTAL CHAMPIONAmy and Ella Meek, 18 and 16, Nottingham

PRINCE’S TRUST YOUNG ACHIEVERHassan Alkhawam, 23, Northern Ireland

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