October 6, 2022

Jessie Ware and Ed Sheeran lead the way at star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Jessie Ware showed off her chic sense of style as she attended the Jamal Edwards Trust Gala in London on Tuesday.

The singer, 37, wore a black floor-length dress with a plunging neckline and carried a matching clutch purse.

She was joined at the event by pop star Ed Sheeran, 31, who cut a casual figure in a white T-shirt and a pair of black trousers.

Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Stepping out: Jessie Ware, 37, showed off her chic sense of style in a floor-length black dress as she attended the Jamal Edwards Trust Gala in London on Tuesday - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Pals: Ed Sheeran cut a casual figure as he posed arm-in-arm with event host Terry Crews - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Pals: Ed Sheeran cut a casual figure as he posed arm-in-arm with event host Terry Crews - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

All stars: Jessie Ware, 37, showed off her chic sense of style in a floor-length black dress while Ed Sheeran cut a casual figure at the Jamal Edwards Trust Gala in London on Tuesday (Ed pictured with event host Terry Crews)

He completed his look with a pair of white trainers and the extensive body art on his arm was left on show due to his short sleeves.

Ed was in good spirits as he larked about with event host Terry Crews, 54, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo and matching bow tie.

The American actor wore a crisp white shirt and had a matching pocket handkerchief tucked into his jacket. 

Strike a pose: Ed, 31, was in good spirits as he larked about with event host Terry Crews, 54, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo and matching bow tie - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Strike a pose: Ed, 31, was in good spirits as he larked about with event host Terry Crews, 54, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo and matching bow tie - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Strike a pose: Ed, 31, was in good spirits as he larked about with event host Terry Crews, 54, who looked dapper in a black tuxedo and matching bow tie

Keeping it casual:  Ed wore a white T-shirt and a pair of black trousers, along with some white trainers to match his top - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Keeping it casual:  Ed wore a white T-shirt and a pair of black trousers, along with some white trainers to match his top - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Keeping it casual:  Ed wore a white T-shirt and a pair of black trousers, along with some white trainers to match his top

Elsewhere, composer Max Cyrus looked stylish in a brown suit which he teamed with a black shirt.

He completed his look by opting for a pair of smartly polished black shoes.

The late Jamal’s mother, Loose Women regular Brenda Edwards, and his sister Tanisha also posed-up for pictures at the event.

Dapper gents: American actor wore a crisp white shirt and had a matching pocket handkerchief tucked into his jacket - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Dapper gents: American actor wore a crisp white shirt and had a matching pocket handkerchief tucked into his jacket - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Composer Max Cyrus looked stylish in a brown suit which he teamed with a black shirt - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Composer Max Cyrus looked stylish in a brown suit which he teamed with a black shirt - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Dapper gents: American actor wore a crisp white shirt and had a matching pocket handkerchief tucked into his jacket while Max Cyrus looked stylish in a brown suit

Singer Brenda, 53, wore a royal blue trouser suit which she teamed with a tiered white blouse.

She wore a pair of comfortable white trainers and accessorised with a delicate chain necklace.

Tanisa wore a blue, black and white mini skirt and matching jacket which she wore with a white top. 

Family: The late Jamal - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala's mother, Loose Women regular Brenda Edwards, 53, and his sister Tanisha also posed-up for pictures at the event

Family: The late Jamal - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala's mother, Loose Women regular Brenda Edwards, 53, and his sister Tanisha also posed-up for pictures at the event

Family: The late Jamal’s mother, Loose Women regular Brenda Edwards, 53, and his sister Tanisha also posed-up for pictures at the event

She wore a pair of grey and white trainers with a picture of her brother Jamal on the side. 

The Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust was set up by his family to support the causes that mattered most to Jamal – combatting homelessness, supporting people with mental health issues and providing young people with essential life skills.

All funds raised from Tuesday’s event will be going to support these causes with the main focus being to give young people the opportunity to thrive in the media industry. 

Carrying on the work that Jamal started, and in partnership with youth homelessness charity Centrepoint, the Trust is developing a scholarship programme and back-to-work scheme for young people at risk of homelessness. 

It will develop careers and opportunities in the media and secure accommodation to help young people move away from homelessness for good. 

Music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards died in February this year from a cardiac arrest after a late night cocaine and drinking session, an inquest heard in August.

Death: Music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards died in February this year from a cardiac arrest after a late night cocaine and drinking session, an inquest heard in August (pictured in 2014) - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Death: Music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards died in February this year from a cardiac arrest after a late night cocaine and drinking session, an inquest heard in August (pictured in 2014) - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Death: Music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards died in February this year from a cardiac arrest after a late night cocaine and drinking session, an inquest heard in August (pictured in 2014)

Doing good: The Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust was set up by his family to support the causes that mattered most to Jamal - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Doing good: The Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust was set up by his family to support the causes that mattered most to Jamal - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Doing good: The Jamal Edwards Self Belief Trust was set up by his family to support the causes that mattered most to Jamal 

His heartbroken mother, Brenda, described him as ‘a beautiful and selfless person’ in a statement read to the inquest. Earlier this year she said she wanted his death to ‘help drive more conversation about the unpredictability of recreational drugs’.  

Mr Edwards was awarded an MBE in 2014 for his services to music and he was an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust.

In a statement read to the hearing, Brenda Edwards said: ‘Jamal was a beautiful and selfless person.

Making a difference: Prince William and Prince Harry and Jamal Edwards pose for a twitter picture Queen - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala's Young Leaders Programme Launch at Buckingham Palace in 2014

Making a difference: Prince William and Prince Harry and Jamal Edwards pose for a twitter picture Queen - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala's Young Leaders Programme Launch at Buckingham Palace in 2014

Making a difference: Prince William and Prince Harry and Jamal Edwards pose for a twitter picture Queen’s Young Leaders Programme Launch at Buckingham Palace in 2014

‘Since growing up with his family in Acton he made it his personal mission to open doors for others to walk through.

‘To help people through life, to love and to laugh. And most importantly, to just make people happy.’

She added: ‘Jamal helped so many, working tirelessly to give a platform to people.

‘His charitable work stretched near and far, from working at homeless shelters to giving back to his roots in St Vincent and the Grenadines.

‘We are so proud of everything Jamal achieved over the course of his 31 years and how he impacted others’ lives. We miss him so much.’

Award: Jamal with his Member of the British Empire (MBE), after it was awarded to him by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture Ceremony, at Buckingham Palace in central London in March 2015 - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Award: Jamal with his Member of the British Empire (MBE), after it was awarded to him by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture Ceremony, at Buckingham Palace in central London in March 2015 - Jessie Ware And Ed Sheeran Lead The Way At Star-studded Jamal Edwards Trust Gala

Award: Jamal with his Member of the British Empire (MBE), after it was awarded to him by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture Ceremony, at Buckingham Palace in central London in March 2015

Source: | Dailymail.co.uk

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