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BBC Radio 1’s Clara Amfo wins Radio Personality gong at the Glamour Awards

WINNER: Clara Amfo

WINNER: Clara Amfo

BBC RADIO 1 DJ Clara Amfo won Best Radio Personality at last night’s Glamour Awards in London’s Mayfair.

“Oh life! Massive THANK YOU to all the lovely readers of @glamourmaguk and to all of you lot who listen to me on Radio 1. It is sincerely appreciated,” the UK-born presenter wrote on Instagram.

Clara also said it was extra special to be presented with her award by British singer Craig David.

“What a joy to receive an award from this don,” she said.

ALL SMILES: Clara with her award

ALL SMILES: Clara with her award

The 31-year-old was born was born in Kingston upon Thames after her father, a microbiologist, immigrated from Ghana in the 1970s.

She currently presents the mid-morning show on the popular station, which she took over from Fearne Cotton in May last year.

“So happy for @claraamfo what an amazing woman,” Craig David wrote.

The ceremony, by Glamour Magazine in association with Next, is now in its 13th year.

WORDS: Layla Young

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