Maya Jama to present new series of Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star

Maya Jama during a photocall at Exhibition London in Shepherd's Bush, London, ahead of the the 23rd Mobo Awards taking place
Maya Jama during a photocall at Exhibition London in Shepherd's Bush, London, ahead of the the 23rd Mobo Awards taking place on Wednesday 9 December live-streamed on YouTube at 7pm and broadcast on BBC One at 10.45pm. The UKÕs biggest celebration of Black music is back, hosted by Maya Jama and Chunkz.

Maya Jama has been announced as the new host of BBC Three’s Glow Up: Britain’s Next Make-Up Star.

The programme was previously hosted by Stacey Dooley.

Val Garland and Dominic Skinner are returning as judges for the third series of the programme.

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Stacey Dooley (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

The competition will see 10 make-up artists compete in a series of challenges before a winner is crowned.

Jama said: “I absolutely love Glow Up and can’t wait to join the family!

“I’m obsessed with make-up and creating different looks – it’s going to be so much fun and I can’t wait to see what the MUAs [make-up artists] get up to.”

Series three will be available to stream on iPlayer later this year.

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Fiona Campbell, controller of BBC Three, said: “It’s brilliant to welcome Maya to the BBC Three family for Glow Up – a show we really love which continues to grow in popularity.

“She is an ideal choice as the new host with a longstanding interest and passion for the industry and we can’t wait to see what she brings to the new series.”

Executive producer Melissa Brown said: “We’re hugely excited to welcome Maya, she brings with her bundles of energy, lots of fun and a genuine interest in the work of make-up.

“Series three will build on the massive success of series two with an incredible cast and exciting challenges with access to the world’s biggest film sets and brands.”

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