Sonu Nigam has been honoured with the Magnificent Performing Arts Award
21st Century Icon Awards:
- Sonu Nigam, the Popular Bollywood playback singer, was honoured
with the Magnificent Performing Arts Award at the 21st Century Icon Awards in
- Nigam was among a host of winners across a range of categories at a
gala awards ceremony held at the UK.
- The 21st Century Icon Awards is initiated by UK-based
Indian-origin entrepreneurs and co-founders of Squared Watermelon Ltd. Tarun
Ghulati and Preeti Rana.
- The judges panel include personalities across varied fields
- British Indian peer Baroness Sandip Verma
- Ibukun Adebayo from London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) International
- Former British Olympic champion Denise Lewis
- Initially, 700 were nominated and were narrowed down to 44
finalists. It was then scrutinized to a final list of 18 winners.
- Other winners of the award included:
- Outstanding Media and Entertainment Award - Kalli Purie,
Vice-Chairperson of India Today Group
- Specialist Professional Award - Charlotte Crosswell, CEO of
Innovate Finance UK
- Inspirational Icon Award - Asha De Vos, Marine Biologist, Ocean
Educator and Pioneer Blue Whale Research within the Indian Ocean
- Competitive Sports Award - Rachael Burford, Rugby Player and
Founder of Burford Academy the UK.