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GQ Men Of The Year Awards – to return in person

British GQ has announced the return of the GQ Men Of The Year Awards, in association with HUGO BOSS.

GQ Men Of The Year Awards – to return in person
Nick Sargent: “Even though our virtual event last year was a huge success, it’s exciting to be able to come together again in person.”

The 24th edition of one of the event will take place on Wednesday 1 September 2021. The event celebrates those who have shaped the world’s cultural landscape in style, entertainment and sport throughout 2021.

Idris and Sabrina Elba will team up to host this year’s Award ceremony for the first time.

Nick Sargent, Chief Business Officer, Culture at Condé Nast Britain and Publishing Director of British GQ, commented: “After the unprecedented year we’ve had, I’m thrilled to announce the return of the GQ Men Of The Year Awards for 2021 as a live event. Even though our virtual event last year was a huge success, it’s exciting to be able to come together again in person to celebrate the incredible talent who best represent GQ and continue to push the boundaries on the world’s cultural stage. It will be a night to remember.”

Idris and Sabrina Elba said: “We are excited to host this year’s GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2021 in London. In their various ways, the GQ Men Of The Year Award winners have kept all of our spirits up throughout one of the most difficult years and we are very much looking forward to celebrating with them – and hosting a great party!”

Previous winners and attendees of the GQ Men Of The Year Awards include: HRH The Prince Of Wales, Captain Sir Tom Moore, Paul Mescal, Nicole Kidman, Marcus Rashford, Stormzy, Ozzy Osbourne, Iggy Pop, Sir Ian McKellen, Kylie Minogue, Lewis Hamilton, John Legend, Chris Hemsworth, John Boyega, Donatella Versace, Lashana Lynch, Jeff Goldblum, Kim Kardashian West, Emilia Clarke, Amy Schumer, Samuel L Jackson, Shawn Mendes, Will Ferrell, Jack Whitehall, Michaela Coel, James Bay, Woody Harrelson, Sir Elton John and Ronnie Wood, among many others.

The 2021 ceremony will celebrate the following categories:

  • Band
  • Deezer Breakthrough Music Artist
  • Designer
  • Game Changer
  • Hero
  • Honor Magic Leading Man
  • Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor
  • Icon
  • Inspiration
  • Legend
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • Maddox Gallery Artist
  • Male Solo Artist
  • Outstanding Contribution
  • Peroni Nastro Azzurro Breakthrough Designer
  • Standout Performance
  • Television Actor
  • Writer

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