Clara Amfo is a dynamic and bold young broadcaster best known for her 10am -1pm BBC Radio 1 show, home of the world famous Live Lounge you can also currently see Clara dancing every Saturday on Strictly Come Dancing.
Her show has seen her interview some of the world’s most prolific artists from Jay-Z, Ariana Grande, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams to name but a few. She was also the host of the iconic BBC Radio 1 Chart Show – the second woman to do so since the show first started in 1967.
A respected face on our screens, Clara has been hosting the ITV2 coverage of The BRIT Awards for the past 3 years, as well as handing out awards at the ceremony for Best International Male Solo Artist and British Breakthrough act. She is also a recurrent presence on the judging panel for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize.
A lover of film and entertainment and no stranger to the red carpet, Clara joined the BAFTA TV Awards presenting team this year, covering the red carpet live and backstage winner interviews for the official BAFTA channels. Her natural aptitude for this was extended to the film world, hosting the European and world premieres for Elton John’s Rocketman, Crimes Of Grindlewald, Marvel’s box office breaking Black Panther and more recently The Royal European Premiere of Disney’s The Lion King.
With live music being one of her many passions, Clara is part of the core presenting team on BBC2 and BBC4 for their coverage of Radio 1’s Big Weekend and Glastonbury, with the last two years seeing her introduce Adele and Ed Sheeran from the pyramid stage to millions of people worldwide.