Find all the action from this year's GUAP Gala, hosted by comedian Munya Chawawa and BBC 1Xtra star Remi Burgz.

Back for its second edition, GUAP Gala returned on September 22 to celebrate another year of creative excellence. Taking place in the Natural History Museum, the night saw 19 winners of the coveted crown trophy. Established trailblazers like Unknown T could be seen on the red carpet followed closely by rising artists like Len and Deela.  


Clint and Corteiz won best fashion brand, Gabriel Moses picked up best photographer and Mariana Jaguite won best model, signing off a prosperous year for the creatives. Hosted by comedian Munya Chawawa and BBC Radio 1Xtra star Remi Burgz, who brought the vibes all night, GUAP Gala 2023 failed to disappoint. 


Founded by Jide Adetunji and Ibrahim Kamara, GUAP is a youth-led media platform dedicated to discovering emerging artists and creatives from their respective communities. BBC Radio 1XTRA was an official media partner at this year’s awards, making it bigger and better than ever before. Check out a gallery from the night below.  

MTV presenter and model Priscilla Anyabu
BBC Radio 1Xtra presenter Remi Burgz with comedian Munya Chuwawa
Capital Xtra radio host Yinka Bokinni
British actress and director Keleche Okafor
Comedian Mo Gilligan with TikTok stars Bach the Entertainer and Tega Alexander
TV presenter and personality Zeze Millz
GUAP Co-Founders Ibrahim Kamara and Jide Adetunji
Rising singer-songwriter Sekou