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Jack Whitehall to host GQ Men of The Year Awards

GQ has announced that comedian Jack Whitehall will host this year’s virtual GQ Men of The Year Awards in association with Hugo Boss.

Jack Whitehall to host GQ Men of The Year Awards
Dylan Jones: “I have no doubt Jack’s passion and humour will make for a fun and uplifting evening as we celebrate this year’s winners.” Photograph: Nicolas Tissot on Unsplash.

The ceremony will honour the inspirational men and women who have shaped the world’s cultural landscape across entertainment, activism, style, sport and more in 2020, say the publishers.

This year, for the first time in British GQ history, the Men of The Year ceremony will be held virtually. Returning for its 23rd year, the full ceremony will be available to view via YouTube on Thursday 26 November 2020 at 8pm.

Dylan Jones, Editor-In-Chief of GQ, commented, “We are delighted to welcome Jack Whitehall to host the 23rd annual GQ Men of The Year Awards in a virtual setting. I have no doubt Jack’s passion and humour will make for a fun and uplifting evening as we celebrate this year’s winners.”

Jack Whitehall commented, “I'm thrilled to be hosting this year's GQ Awards for the first time and joining GQ to celebrate the achievements of all those being honoured. I'm excited to host the ceremony virtually and look forward to an entertaining and memorable evening during this unprecedented time.”

The 2020 virtual ceremony will celebrate the following categories:

  • Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actress
  • Lifetime Achievement
  • TV Personality
  • Solo Artist
  • Humanitarian
  • Icon
  • Peroni Breakthrough Designer
  • Game Changer
  • Maddox Gallery Artist
  • Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor
  • Inspiration
  • Creative Icon
  • Design Icon
  • Campaigner

Additional sponsors include Maddox Gallery and Peroni.