Boris Johnson bags ”Politician of the Year” title at GQ Awards

September 3rd, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Sept 3 (ANI): Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, bagged ”Politician of the Year ”title at the GQ Awards.
While receiving the title in a ceremony held at the Royal Opera House in London, Johnson said: “What can I say? My cup truly runneth over.”
Led Zeppelin bagged ”Outstanding Achievement” award, while the ”Inspiration Award” went to veteran crooner Tony Bennett.
”The Lifetime Achievement Award” went to photographer David Bailey, reports the Telegraph.
Gordon Ramsay received ”Entrepreneur of the Year” title but the ”Chef of the Year” honour went to his rival, Mark Hix, formerly of The Ivy and Le Caprice and now running his own eponymous London restaurant.
Men’’s magazine GQ organised the awards and other winners included boxer Joe Calzaghe as Sportsman of the Year, Sam Taylor-Wood as Woman of the Year, Gavin & Stacey actor James Corden as Breakthrough Talent and Burberry’’s Christopher Bailey as Designer of the Year.
GQ Men of the Year Winners:
Outstanding Achievement - Led Zeppelin
Inspiration - Tony Bennett
Lifetime Achievement - David Bailey
Alfred Dunhill Maverick Award - Mark Ronson
Politician of the Year - Boris Johnson
International Man of the Year - Josh Brolin
Blackberry Entrepreneur of the Year - Gordon Ramsay
Band of the Year - Primal Scream
Radio Personality of the Year - Chris Evans
Chef of the Year - Mark Hix
Most Stylish Man of the Year - Brandon Flowers
Breakthrough Talent - James Corden
Woman of the Year - Sam Taylor-Wood
TV Personality of the Year - James Nesbitt
Fashion Designer of the Year - Christopher Bailey
Author of the Year - Joseph O”Neill
Actor of the Year - Steve Coogan
Comedians of the Year - The Mighty Boosh
Visionary Award - Sir Peter Blake
Sportsman of the Year - Joe Calzaghe
Newspaper Editor of the Year - Peter Wright, Mail on Sunday
Editor’’s Special Award - Rio Ferdinand (ANI)

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