In 2015 the Asian Media Awards Best Blog category highlights some of the most innovative and creative work on the worldwide web.
As well as the more ‘traditional’ forms of blogging it includes beauty and lifestyle bloggers who have helped to redefine vlogging in their own unique way.
Amena Beauty, more commonly known as Pearl Daisy offers a range of exclusive fashion advice along with simple ideas on the latest trends. The channel and its social media affiliates offer tips on everything from the perfect headscarf style to modern Islamic wear. It is also home to the now popular Pearl Daisy product range.
You can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/user/Amenakin
For a unique perspective on film reviews, you might want to head over to BollyBrit.com. Founded by Jay Mamtora in 2013 the blog is something that was started after Jay’s brief writing stints with BollySpice, BizAsia Showbiz and BBC Shropshire. He manages the blog in his spare time where he shares his own thoughts on a range of showbiz subjects.
Read more here: http://www.bollybrit.com/
For some, the age of the podcast is a limited one, but this finalist proves that is not the case. The British Asian Podcast features in-depth interviews with media personalities and campaigners. Whilst the discussions are light-hearted in nature, interviewer Sat Mann also looks to encourage debate on pressing issues affecting the Asian Community of the UK.
More on the British Asian Podcast here: http://www.britishasianpodcast.com/
Kaushal Beauty is now one of the most popular video channels of its kind. Managed by beauty, fashion and lifestyle expert Kaushal Modha the channel now has over 800,000 subscribers on YouTube. The unique beauty product reviews are complimented by her own production style and presentation.
Find it here: https://www.youtube.com/user/BeautyFulfilled
From book reviews to comment pieces on launch events, The Chatterjis makes for an intriguing read. Set up by businesswoman ‘Bunty’ and fashion designer ‘Bubbly,’ the duo leave no stone unturned in their bid to shed light upon current affairs. The musings of these two women tackle politics, society and family in their own distinctive way.
Read more on The Chatterjis here: https://thechatterjis.wordpress.com/
The Asian Media Awards take place on Thursday October 29 at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate.
The University of Salford are premier sponsors and partners to the event include ITV, MediaCom & Press Association Training.
The 2015 AMA’s will be supporting Plan UK’s ‘Because I am a Girl’ Campaign.
The Asian Media Awards 2015 is supported by University of Salford, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Carter Law Solicitors, Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes into Languages, Evoque Medical, Zac Dean, Ride Leasing, AMT Lawyers, ITV, MediaCom, Press Association Training, Supreme Dream Events, Cleartwo, Payal, Plan UK & Because I Am A Girl.
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