The Vamps made sure the 2020 Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar got off to a flying start last Tuesday (1 December) as they opened the biggest LGBTQ night of the year with a storming performance of their recent single 'Married in Vegas'.
Brad Simpson, Connor Ball, Tristan Evans, James McVey treated the thousands of viewers watching online to a full-throttle rendition of the track from their UK Number One album Cherry Blossom.
“There are so many things in the world that to me just do not make sense,” he said. “Homophobia, for me, just doesn’t make sense.
"How [can] people still think like that? It shouldn’t be present in today’s society."
Photography: Markus Bidaux
The 25-year-old went on: “So we hopefully can challenge that; give people who might feel underconfident or are coming out or are in a strange position in their life the confidence to realise you’ve got to be yourself, and love is love.
"The people who have any of that in their body [homophobia] are absolutely not anyone we want following or supporting us. So I think we’re trying to put out the most positive, supportive message we can as a band.”
Relive the 2020 Virgin Atlantic Attitude Awards, powered by Jaguar in full below: