The London Chamber Black Excellence Awards 2022

The London Chamber Black Excellence Awards 2022

October 18 2022

On Tuesday 18 October 2022 Charlene White and Jay Blades took to the Boisdale of Canary Wharf stage to host the first annual London Chamber of Commerce Black Excellence Awards 2022, to celebrate the inspirational contribution of the British black community to the cultural and economic development of the United Kingdom.

Tonight, saw a host of VIP guests attend the inaugural London Chamber Black Excellence Awards. Acantha Lang opened the show before hosts Jay Blades and Charlene White took to the stage to give out the Awards. There were some impromptu performances from winners, including poet Ryan Matthew-Robinson and General Levy. Highlights included Big Narstie, who won the Cultural Influencer of the Year and Patrick Hutchinson who took home the Community Spirit award. As Jay Blades noted when opening the show, The Black Excellence Awards marks an important moment in Black History month and a unique event that will only grow in years to come.


London Chamber Black Excellence Award Categories & Winners:

  • Outstanding Entrepreneur - Swiss
  • Outstanding Contribution to Business - Louise Broni-Mensah
  • Outstanding Contribution to Professional Services - Sandra Wallace CBE
  • Outstanding Contribution to Community Spirit - Patrick Hutchinson
  • Outstanding Male Contribution to Sport - Paul Canoville
  • Outstanding Female Contribution to Sport - Tessa Sanderson
  • Outstanding Contribution to Literature - Professor David Olusoga OBE
  • Outstanding Contribution to Spoken Word - Ryan Matthews-Robinson
  • Outstanding Contribution to Fashion - Samuel Ross
  • Outstanding Contribution to Stage & Screen - Fredi Nwaka
  • Outstanding Male Contribution to Music - General Levy
  • Outstanding Female Contribution to Music - Emeli Sande
  • Outstanding Contribution to Comedy - Eddie Nestor MBE
  • Cultural Influencer of the Year - Big Narstie
  • Posthumous Special Recognition Award - Jamal Edwards
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - Terry Jervis
Big Narstie