"The X Factor" stars Nicole Scherzinger, Jahmene Douglas, Union J, Louis Walsh, Alexandra Burke and JLS member Oritsé Williams were among the celebrities who attended the 2013 Pride of Britain Awards on Oct. 7 at Grosvenor House in London. ITV televised the ceremony in the U.K.
The annual Pride of Britain Awards honors British people who are not celebrities and who have acted bravely or extraordinarily in challenging situations.
Douglas came in second place on "The X Factor" U.K. in 2012. Scherzinger was his mentor on the show.
Walsh has been a judge on "The X Factor" U.K. since its 2004 debut.
Union J came in fourth place on "The X Factor" U.K. in 2012. Walsh was Union J's mentor on the show.
Burke was the winner of "The X Factor" U.K. in 2008.
JLS came in second place on "The X Factor" U.K. in 2008.
Walsh and Scherzinger presented the Child of Courage award to Harley Lane, a 7-year-old whose arms and legs were amputated, due to meningitis, when he was 3 years old.
Other stars who were at the annual event included Brian May, James Corden, Katherine Jenkins, Paul Potts, The Wanted, Myleene Klass, Matt Goss, The Saturdays, Pixie Lott, Jamelia, Barry McGuigan, McFly, Aliona Vilani, Carol Vorderman, John Bishop, Amanda Holden, Peter Andre, Mollie King, Lorraine Kelly, Jacqueline Jossa, Kate Garraway, Hilary Devey, Jack Whitehall, Tess Daly, Lisa Stansfield, Brooke Vincent, Katie Piper, Kristina Rihanoff, Kate Garraway, Susanna Reid, Ed Milliband, Paul Hollywood, and former Girls Aloud singers Kimberley Walsh and Sarah Harding.
At the awards show, Walsh commented to the Daily Mirror about working again with Sharon Osbourne, who in 2013 replaced fired "X Factor" U.K. judge Tulisa Contostavlos. Osbourne was originall a judge on "The X Factor" U.K. form 2004 to 2007.
Walsh said, "Working with Sharon again is fun. Love her, it's fun going to work, it's not like working. We all get on incredibly well this year."
And when asked to compare Osbourne to Contostavlos, Walsh added: "She [Osbourne] is more fun. And reliable. Oops!"
Walsh said of the Pride of Britain Awards: “I come every year because it’s a good reality check for us. These real people with real stories don’t want to be famous – brings us down to earth.”