Sexy new soprano Laura Wright steals the show from Jessie J in a daring thigh-splitting dress at the Silver Clef Awards
14:31 GMT, 29 June 2012
She's the music school student who was recently thrust into the spotlight when she sang for The Queen at at the Commonwealth Lunch earlier this month.
And yet despite still being an unknown star, Laura Wright managed to overshadow Jessie J in a very sexy and daring white Jasper Conran dress.
The soprano caused a flashbulb frenzy as she posed on the red carpet at the Silver Clef Awards in a the outfit, which was split up both sides showing off her long legs which appeared to go on forever.
New star: And with a sexy daring dress like that, it won't be long before student soprano Laura Wright becomes a household name
In comparison, established artist Jessie, 24, looked like she was wearing silk pajamas which were decorated with a paisley print as she stopped for the cameras.
Laura certainly knew what would draw attention to her when she chose her outfit for the annual ceremony where she was honored with the PPL Classical Award.
No contest: Jessie J might be the established star but she was overshadowed by Laura on the red carpet
In turn, Jessie, fresh from her set at the Isle of Wight festival last weekend, was awarded with the Royal Albert Hall Best British Act Award.
Laura is a student at the Royal College of Music and at the beginning of the month was chosen to sing a new Commonwealth anthem called Stronger as One for The Queen.
Best newcomer: Jessie stopped to chat and pose for pictures with fans as she made her way inside the bash
Lighting up London – the familiar sign at every Underground station
She performed it for Her Majesty at Westminster Abbey was accompanied during the performance by children from the Reading Blue Coat School choir.
Her debut album Glorious is out now and she recently announced her first ever UK show which takes place at the Ipswich Corn Exchange on September 12.
Mr and Mrs Bubl: Canadian crooner Michael flew in from his homeland with wife Luisana Lopilato
Jesus Spice Superstar: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Melanie Chisholm posed for a picture – she has been cast in his new rock opera production
She and Jessie were one of many names from the music industry attending the annual event alongside Michael Bubl.
The crooner arrived with wife Luisana Lopilato and flew in from Canada especially to collect the Raymond Weil International Award.
The boys are in the house: Sir Tom Jones was a guest at the bash alongside Norman Cook who was more Sweaty Boy Slim as he posed for pictures on the red carpet
Rock gods: The Manic Street Preachers were awarded with the Hard Rock Cafe Ambassadors award
Andrew Lloyd Webber was awarded the coveted Sony Mobile Lifetime Achievement Award and posed on the red carpet with former Spice Girl Mel C, who has joined the cast of thje impresario's new production of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
Emelie Sande was given the American Express Innovation Award while Manic Street Preachers will be presented with the Hard Rock Cafe Ambassadors of Rock Award.
DJ fat Boy Slim, aka Norman Cook, was given the Investec Icon Award while Miss Kylie Minogue was honoured for her 25 years in music with the O2 Silver Clef Award.
Young talent: Rapper Tinie Tempah was there to present the Innovation in Music Award to Emeli Sande
The pint-sized pop star said she was 'thrilled and honoured' to be chosen for the award and added: 'This will be a special event and I am delighted to be able to attend and reunite with many friends too.'
David Munns, chairman of Nordoff Robbins, added: 'Kylie Minogue is a legend and also an international treasure. Her success across the music industry has been meteoric from the start and she is the obvious choice for our unique 25th Anniversary O2 Silver Clef Award.'
On the guest list: TV presenter Gaby Roslin and singer Lisa Stansfield were also at the ceremony
SILVER CLEF AWARDS 2012, FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
25th Anniversary O2 Silver Clef Award – Kylie Minogue
Sony Mobile Lifetime Achievement Award – Andrew Lloyd Webber
Royal Albert Hall Best British Act Award – Jessie J
PPL Classical Award – Laura Wright
Raymond Weil International Award – Michael Bubl
American Express Innovation Award – Emeli Sand
TAG Best Newcomer Award – Connor Maynard
Hard Rock Ambassadors of Rock Award – Manic Street Preachers
Investec Icon Award – Fatboy Slim