AWARDS SHORTLIST: MONSTAS: Best Venue of 2021

It’s been quite the year, it’s almost Christmas and what would the festive season be without some recognition of the best of 2021? Over the next month we’ll shortlist five nominees in each of 15 categories for our Oscars, or monstas if you will, of 2021.

  • Read on for the nominees for the monsta for Best Venue of 2021 Previous winners in this category have included 2020: Bridge Theatre, 2019: Old Vic, 2018: Bush Theatre
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SONG OF THE MONTH: Risk It All by Ella Henderson (August 2021)

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

2021’s shaping up to be a great year for Henderson with her Tom Grennan duet Let’s Go Home Together already one of the highlights of the last 12 months and now this uptempo track featuring both the House Gospel Choir and Just Kiddin dropping.

  • Read on for reasons including everything we know about Henderson’s long-awaited 2nd album
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LIVE REVIEW: Ella Henderson

WORTH A LOOK?: ****

WHERE: 02 Shepherd’s Bush Empire

WHEN: 9/11, tour runs to 10/11

SETLIST: Glow; Pieces; Mirror Man; Empire; 1996; Hard Work; Giants; Missed; Here For You; Give Your Heart Away; Yours; The First Time; Rockets (Jackson 5 mash-up including I Want You Back & ABC); Billie Holiday; Glitterball; Five Tattoos; Believe; Ghost.

Ella Henderson (pictured above) is just 19. She was 18 when her debut album Chapter One topped the UK charts and just 16 when she finished 6th in The X Factor.

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