Little Mix's Leigh-Anne Pinnock has won an award for her BBC documentary Race, Pop and Power which was released back in May.
The documentary, which focuses on the theme of racism in the music industry, won the Ethnicity Award on Friday night.
The star went to collect the top prize at the awards when she said that the "hard work doesn't stop here".
Collecting the award, Leigh-Anne said: "This is an incredible award and I want to thank my amazing fans who are so supportive and inspire me everyday to wake up and keep fighting for change.
"Thank you for the amazing contributors to the documentary who shared their stories – the film would be nothing without you.
"In the words of Dawn Butler 'when the history books are written, what's going to be said next to your name?' The hard work doesn't stop here."
Charlene White hosted the event which was held in association with sponsors HSBC UK.
The documentary features Leigh-Anne talking about her time in Little Mix and how she was "treated differently' due to the colour of her skin".
The star said she felt like the "token black girl" in the group.
She was one of four girls in Little Mix, Perrie Edwards, Jade Thirlwall and Jesy Nelson who has since left the band, who went on to win 2011's series of The X Factor.
Little Mix were the first band ever to win a series of the show.
However, she said that before they signed a record deal things were "off".
Leigh-Anne said: "Before we even signed a record deal things began to feel a bit off. On the The X Factor when they dyed my hair red and shaved it, it made me look like 'the Rihanna'."
The singer was only 20 at the time and said she was "naive" and now she thinks it was clear her skin colour was being used to define her image in the group.
Leigh-Anne was upset when trolls told her she "wasn't black enough" to host her documentary as well as the star wondering "if I was a few shades darker, would I still be in the band?".
She said: "I don't want the next girl in pop to feel like how I've felt. This is just the beginning. I'm a fighter."
Other people to win awards included Sadiq Khan, Naomi Campbell, Arlo Parks and Alex Scott MBE.
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