She’s got a busy schedule with her West End role in Chicago.
And Alexandra Burke was enjoying a rare night off on Sunday, hosting The Fall Ball at London’s Cafe de Paris alongside PR guru Nick Ede, aiming at raising awareness for strokes.
The former X Factor winner, 30, was supported by her fiancé Josh Ginnelly as she walked the red carpet in style – and certainly pulled out all the stops, performing a staggering three different outfit changes throughout the night.
Charity gala: Alexandra Burke was enjoying a rare night off on Sunday, hosting The Fall Ball at London’s Cafe de Paris
Three times the charm! The singing sensation performed a whopping three different outfit changes inside the event
Her involvement was all the more poignant since her mother Melissa Bell sadly passed away after suffering a stroke last year.
Money raised from the event will go towards the Melissa Bell Foundation, which will grant scholarships to young people at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Style For Stroke Foundation, which works with UK charity the Stroke Association and benefits other stroke related charities in the UK and worldwide.
Alexandra looked incredible as she graced the red carpet at the star-studded gala, donning a simple black silk slip.
Charity gala: Alexandra walked the red carpet accompanied by her fiancé Josh Ginnelly
Cause close to her heart: Her involvement was all the more poignant since her mother Melissa Bell sadly passed away after suffering a stroke last year
Wow: Alexandra looked incredible as she graced the red carpet at the star-studded gala, donning a simple black silk slip
Joining forces: She arrived at Cafe de Paris alongside PR guru Nick Ede, who was throwing the event
Rare appearance: Alexandra and Josh, who got engaged during a romantic trip to Paris, rarely attend showbiz events together
Good cause: Money raised from the event will go towards the Melissa Bell Foundation, which will grant scholarships to young people at the Sylvia Young Theatre School and Style For Stroke Foundation
The striking dress boasted a thigh-high split, showing off her toned legs, and was paired with a matching shawl.
She wore her long locks down in a poker straight style and accessorised with dazzling pendant earrings.
Alexandra was supported by her fiance Josh on the red carpet, making a rare public appearance together.
Red hot: Alexandra later changed into a plunging red dress for the sit-down meal
Commanding attention: Alexandra ensured all eyes were on her in her dramatic dress
What a voice: The Bad Boys hitmaker hit all the right notes during her set
Thrice as nice: Alexandra then donned a white, bridal inspired dress
Sheer delight: The intricate number featured a sheer panel at the skirt, highlighting her toned legs
She later changed into a dramatic red dress with a plunging neckline and a similar split.
Taking pride of place at dinner, Alexandra showed off her incredible physique in the scarlet dress.
The former talent show champ ditched her red frock in favour of a bridal inspired number as she took to the stage to perform.
Posing up a storm: Alexandra joined forces with DIonne Bromfield inside the bash
Strictly reunion: The 2017 Strictly favourite posed with her co-stars Joe McFadden and Chizzy Akudolu on the red carpet
Catching up: She also joined forces with Blue singer Duncan James
Here she comes! Alexandra was the centre of attention as she arrived at the bash
Putting her best foot forward: The singer showed off a glimpse of her toned legs
Belting out a selection of her best hit, Alexandra commanded attention in the white lace number with a fishtail cut.
She also put on a stylish display ahead of arriving at the charity gala, looking chic in a leather miniskirt – her fourth outfit of the day.
Alexandra paired her fashionable skirt with a black velvet top and an on-trend checked coat.
Stylish as ever: She also put on a stylish display ahead of arriving at the charity gala, looking chic in a leather miniskirt
Looking good: Alexandra paired her fashionable skirt with a black velvet top and an on-trend checked coat
Important issue: Alexandra was profoundly affected by her mother’s Melissa Bell’s death, which occurred before her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing last year
She accessorised with hoop earrings and wore her hair pulled back in a loose ponytail.
Alexandra was profoundly affected by her mother’s death, which occured before her appearance on Strictly Come Dancing last year.
Speaking of her mother suffering kidney failure for more than nine years, she said: ‘She was so positive, so strong and gave everything to life and everything to the family.
Star-studded arrivals: Also in attendance at the event was Celebs Go Dating star Nadia Essex
Wow: Presenter Sarah Jane Crawford turned heads in a pair of glittering silver trousers
Glamorous: She showed off her figure in a low-cut black top with a silver bustier
Pretty: Dionne Bromfield made a big impression in a simple off-the-shoulders black dress
‘I always say to myself, if she can, I have no excuse to stop. I love to work, it comes from her. I do enjoy what I do.’
She added: ‘I just think, I’m a girl that had a big dream and still do have big dreams. I won The X Factor 10 years ago. There’s so much more I’d like to accomplish, I just like to keep going.’
Meanwhile, Alexandra recently confessed she ‘hasn’t even started’ planning her wedding to fiance Joshua, months after announcing their engagement.
Dazzling: Alex Murphy (left) looked lovely in a plunging number while Natasha Grano (right) also stunned in sparkles
Elegent: Laura Pradelska was hard to miss in an embellished gold gown
Stepping out in style: Joe McFadden was putting in a smart appearance in a black suit
Stepping out: Autumn and Peter Phillips were dressed to impress at the event
Dressed to impress: Louisa Connolly-Burnham turned heads in a nude halterneck number
Appearing on This Morning, the star admitted she hasn’t got past setting up a mood board for the big day, as both she and Joshua had been working non-stop.
Alexandra confessed that half a year after Joshua popped the question in Paris, she is yet to start planning her wedding.
She said: ‘Pinterest has formed yes, got the mood board going I started that, we recently had our engagement party a couple of weeks ago.
Eye-catching: Melissa Odabash was dressed to impress in a low-cut black dress
Chic: Nadiya Bychkova was also putting in a stylish appearance in a fringed minidress
Fancy seeing you here: Panto legend Christopher Biggins also showed his support to the cause
‘He’s on tour for a year, so the main thing is to enjoy being engaged, calling him my fiance, I want to travel with him more, and then focus on the wedding.’
Alexandra also reflected on the moment Joshua popped the question as they drove around Paris, confessing he had to wake her up in the car as she was exhausted from the Strictly Come Dancing final just days earlier.
She added: ‘We were driving around Paris and I was so knackered, but then he woke me up with the ring. It’s just magical being engaged it’s so amazing.’
Heading home: Dionne called it a night following a fun-filled evening at the event
Making a statement: Pandora Christie looked lovely in a full-skirted dress
Military chic: Liam Payne’s ex Danielle Peazer looked cool in a khaki boiler suit
Life and soul: Autumn and Peter Phillips were seen cracking up at their table
Winning: The royal couple were delighted after winning two prizes in the raffle
All made up: Autumn scooped a Mellissa Odabash goodie bag and Peter won a one-on-one make up lesson with Hayley Sparkes
Songstress: Marissa Wallace joined Alexandra for a number
Belters: The ladies wowed the guests with a song or two