Britain’s original ginger songstress Kate Nash has won Best Ginger Female Musician in the first Music of Ginger Origin (MOGO) Awards.

Created for and announced on Redhead Day UK 2014 with votes collected from the public, Kate was joined by Ed Sheeran who won Best Ginger Male Musician, Florence Welch who won Best Honorary ‘Redhead by Choice’ Musician and Dolly Parton won Best Song with Lyrics About Red Hair for her song ‘Jolene.’

A glass MOGO award with an engraved plaque was created for each winner and all will have a place in the Ginger Hall of Fame.

A natural ginger, Kate said, “I won a MOGO Award! Ginger power!” The British ‘Indie Queen,’ has been seen with black locks, and most recently a bright pink do, but adds, “Never forget your roots.” Kate is currently based in LA working were she has been touring America, including having played Coachella, and upcoming famed festival Lollapalooza. Kate is also working on several projects including a Broadway play, new music and is also looking at new film projects. The multi-talented artist starred in three feature films in 2013.

Kate is a platinum-selling artist and hailed as a global style icon, where she is a front row regular at New York and London Fashion Weeks. A recurring face in glossy magazines and a model for clothing companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

Kate released her first single in 2007 and was crowned ‘Best Female Artist’ at the 2008 BRIT Awards. Kate launched her third studio album in 2013 and continues to layer her music profile with fashion, acting and writing.

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