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Top 12 Awards Hosts to Elevate your Next Event to the Nines

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With the Business Awards Season fast approaching, companies are buzzing to secure a familiar face who will lead, facilitate and host their night. Who will it be? A striking journalist, a renowned tv presenter, a fierce editor or perhaps an engaging comedian... feast your eyes on some of our top picks for this award season!

Laura Kuenssberg

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The BBC's Political Editor since July 2015, Laura is a familiar face as a Chief Correspondent and presenter on Newsnight. Previously fronting 5 Live, The Politics Show on BBC 2 and the Westminster hour on Radio 4, she has sound knowledge of current affairs. A striking choice to host an awards night.

Alexander Armstrong

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A well-known face on British screens, TV presenter and comedian Alexander Armstrong makes half of comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, and co-presenter on quiz show Pointless. Alexander’s relaxed yet sophisticated style engages many audiences.

Claudia Winkleman

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An award-winning and BAFTA nominated presenter, Claudia Winkleman has worked on various programmes including Fame Academy, Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two, and The Great British Sewing Bee, and she hosted Sky's coverage of the Oscars. Combining mainstream appeal with her own brand of wit, she makes the perfect host for any event, from large-scale awards to more boutique affairs.

Alistair McGowan

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Stand-up comedian, actor, impressionist, and writer Alistair McGowan is best known for The Big Impression. The BAFTA winner knows how to leave an audience laughing with his impeccable comic timing and witty anecdotes from his career. Full of charm and charisma, a great choice for awards entertainment.

Alex Jones

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TV presenter Alex Jones is best known as the co-host of the BBC’s flagship programme, The One Show. Her popularity grew when she was a semi-finalist on Strictly Come Dancing in 2011 - ‘one of the best times of her life’.  A confident and vivacious choice for an awards host.

Ben Shephard

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A household name, Ben Shephard is a warm and funny sports fanatic and television presenter. Proficient in the sporting and presenting world, Ben accumulated numerous awards for everything he tries his hand at. An adaptable and engaging host, Ben is a wonderful choice.

Eamonn Holmes

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Eamonn Holmes, the former star of GMTV and the Sky News Sunrise programme, now presents ITV This Morning and the Channel 5 series How The Other Half Lives. Exceptionally professional with a huge personality, Eamonn brings his showbiz charm to host awards.

Emma Willis

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Cool, funny and instantly recognisable, Emma Willis is one of the UK's biggest TV stars. A presenter of both Big Brother and The Voice, Emma has a natural charm and ease during live events, making her the perfect choice to host an awards ceremony.

James Corden

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Not one that needs much introduction, James is an English BAFTA-winning actor, writer and producer. Co-creating and starring in Gavin and Stacey, he is now the host of The Late Late Show. Both hilarious and cheeky, James would have any audience in stitches!

Joanna Lumley

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Bursting onto the forefront of pop culture in The Avengers, Joanna Lumley OBE is the Star of Absolutely Fabulous, a charity campaigner and wildlife enthusiast. Joanna makes a wonderful addition to any event, be it as a captivating host, or as a passionate speaker.

Jon Snow

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The face of Channel 4 News since 1989, Jon Snow is one of the UK's best-loved TV broadcasters. Having bought the news to the British nation live for almost 30 years, Jon Snow is a seasoned professional, making him a wise choice to host an awards night.

Packed full of incredible experts who will bring your event to the nines, each will bring their own flare and expertise along with some anecdotes from their incredible lives on our screens. So, what are you waiting for?

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