Zayn Malik, Zoella, Adele, Caitlyn Jenner make shortlist for LGBT Awards

Published Wednesday, Feb 17 2016, 12:26 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
LIttle Mix, Holly Willoughby, Danny Dyer and Zayn Malik are among the stars who have made the LGBT Awards shortlist.

A string of global icons, music stars and celebrities lead the shortlist of the annual awards ceremony, often dubbed as the 'gay Oscars'.

It's a British face-off for the top music stars as Little Mix, Frank Ocean, Jess Glynne, Zayn Malik, Adele, Halsey, Sam Smith and Years & Years go head-to-head for Music Artist of the Year.

Singer Zayn Malik is seen walking in Soho on January 5, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)

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Youtube star Zoe Sugg aka 'Zoella' attends photocall on the eve of publication of her debut novel, 'Girl Online', published by Penguin Books on 25th November 2014. 80 Strand, London

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TV presenter Holly, YouTube star Zoe Sugg aka Zoella, Hollyoaks star James Sutton, actor Eddie Redmayne, singer Brian May, EastEnders star Danny Dyer, food writer Nigella Lawson, and actress Kim Cattrall have all made the shortlist for the Straight Ally gong.

Meanwhile, Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Caitlyn Jenner and US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have been recognised for their work to promote LGBT acceptance.

Elsewhere, Eastenders, Hollyoaks and BBC transgender comedy series Boy Meets Girl have made the shortlist for the Media Moment of the Year award.

Caitlyn Jenner - 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall - Red Carpet Arrivals.
9 November 2015.


Caitlyn Jenner

The Royal Bank of Scotland British LGBT Awards shortlist celebrates individuals and organisations who have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to, and rewards achievement in the LGBT community.

Sarah Garrett, British LGBT Awards founder, said: "The 2016 shortlist showcases a huge range of LGBT celebrities and famous straight allies who are doing wonderful things for and on behalf of the LGBT community."

The awards will take place at London's Grand Connaught Rooms on 13 May.

Voting is now open. For the full shortlist and to cast your vote, visit:

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