Maya Jama: Love Island host to battle Susanna Reid after receiving National Reality TV Awards nomination
Maya Jama has been nominated for two awards at the National Reality TV Awards 2023
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The Love Island host, 28, from Bristol, has been nominated for Celebrity Personality of the Year and Best TV Presenter 2023. The winner will be announced at the NRTA awards ceremony on 1 July in London.
The National Reality TV Awards (NRTA) became the first awards ceremony in the world to celebrate Reality Television, when it launched in 2005. It hands out awards across a variety of categories including, Best Docu-Series, Best Food Show, Best Reality Non-Competition Show and Best Entertainment Show.
The Bristol-native’s show, Love Island, is up for the Best Reality Competition Show and Best Dating Show 2023 awards. Whilst Love Island contestants, Tanya Manhenga, Sanam Harrinanan and Lana Jenkins have been nominated for Best Female Personality 2023.
The National Reality TV Awards 2023 will be broadcast live on VooVix TV to their 4.5 million subscribers. Reality TV fans can now vote for their favourite shows, celebrities, and contestants on the official NRTA website.
At the time of the awards, Maya will be filming for the Summer edition of ITV2’s Love Island, in Mallorca.
An insider told The Sun: “Love Island will start on June 5, just as people are getting ready to enjoy their summers. ITV have already lined up the islanders, who will be heading to the show’s villa in Majorca.”
The source added that the series will run for eight weeks and that Maya was excited to get to work on the series. They explained: “Having her on board has given Love Island a real boost and it’s expected that ratings will soar.”
The Winter edition of the show, which was filmed in Cape Town, South Africa, was won by Kai Fagan and Sanam Harrinanan. Whilst Davide Sanclimenti and Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu were crowned winners for the previous Summer series, hosted by Laura Whitmore.