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GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2020: John Boyega leads the winners at the virtual red carpet ceremony


The GQ Men Of The Year Awards were presented for the 23rd time on Thursday.

John Boyega, 28, channeled 007 in a sleek tuxedo as the Icon Winner on the red carpet at the virtual ceremony in collaboration with Hugo Boss with Paul Mescal, 24, Marcus Rashford, 23 and Sir Captain Tom Moore [100] sat.

The 2020 award winners were announced by host Jack Whitehall, 32, who was filmed by the Coliseum in London. Fans watched their heroes triumph online.

The GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2020: 28-year-old John Boyega channeled 007 in a sleek tuxedo as the icon winner led the stars at the virtual red carpet ceremony

At the top of the winners was Star Wars actor John, who won GQ's IQ Award for drawing attention to the Black Lives Matter movement with his profile.

John recently enthusiastically accepted the proposal to become the next James Bond as Daniel Craig retires from the legendary role.

The movie star admitted that he would embrace the idea of ​​becoming the new 007 after the suggestion was made by co-star Leitita Wright, 27, Black Panther and Small Ax.

Footballer Marcus was named GQ Activist of the Year after successfully trying to ensure children get free school meals and continuously working to end children's food poverty.

Activist: 23-year-old footballer Marcus Rashford was named GQ Activist of the Year after his successful efforts to ensure children get free school meals

Activist: 23-year-old footballer Marcus Rashford was named GQ Activist of the Year after his successful efforts to ensure children get free school meals

Inspiration: Captain Sir Tom Moore became GQ's Inspiration of the Year after the centenarian raised over £ 32 million for charity during the initial coronavirus lockdown

Inspiration: Captain Sir Tom Moore became GQ's Inspiration of the Year after the centenarian raised over £ 32 million for charity during the initial coronavirus lockdown

Captain Sir Tom Moore was named Inspiration of the Year after becoming GQ's oldest cover star of all time at the age of 100.

The centenarian was a beacon that appeared at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, when he raised £ 32 million for the NHS, instilling a sense of togetherness and security in the nation.

In an interview with the magazine, Sir Tom told of his 20-year first marriage, his beloved late wife's struggle with dementia and how he wants to be there for "lonely people who need help".

Breakthrough Actor: Paul Mescal, who received the Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor, had a stellar year after receiving critical acclaim for his role on Normal People

Breakthrough Actor: Paul Mescal, who received the Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor, had a stellar year after receiving critical acclaim for his role on Normal People

Paul Mescal, the Normal People star who received the Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor, had a stellar year after receiving critical acclaim for his role in the Irish drama.

The star previously reflected on his incredible rise to fame in an interview with GQ, explaining how he recently made up his mind to turn all his attention to acting.

"I really struggled with that decision: I decided to do one thing I wouldn't get bored of," he said.

"Acting was something I didn't really know how to do, but I could see how much commitment it would take."

& # 39; It was a team environment, but one with an almost Hermitian lifestyle for the individual players – just walk in and get totally absorbed. That was really exciting. & # 39;

Breakthrough Actress: 32-year-old Lashanna Lynch, who will play the first female 007 in the upcoming James Bond film, received the Hugo Boss Award for Breakthrough Actress

Breakthrough Actress: 32-year-old Lashanna Lynch, who will play the first female 007 in the upcoming James Bond film, received the Hugo Boss Award for Breakthrough Actress

Humanitarian: Paul Hutchinson received the Humanitarian Award after bringing a man to safety amid a violent clash between BLM protesters and EDL counter-demonstrators

Humanitarian: Paul Hutchinson received the Humanitarian Award after bringing a man to safety amid a violent clash between BLM protesters and EDL counter-demonstrators

Lashanna Lynch, 32, who will play the first female 007 in the upcoming James Bond film No Time To Die, received the Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actress Award.

Paul Hutchinson received the Humanitarian Award after gaining worldwide attention for bringing a man to safety amid a violent clash between a Black Lives Matters march and EDL counter-protesters.

While Daniel W. Fletcher, the star of Next In Fashion, received the Peroni Breakthrough Designer award, Charlie Mackesy received the Maddox Gallery Artist award.

TV Personality: 55-year-old GMB host Piers Morgan also appeared on the winners list when he was named GQ's TV Personality of the Year

TV Personality: 55-year-old GMB host Piers Morgan also appeared on the winners list when he was named GQ's TV Personality of the Year

Formula 1 star Lewis Hamilton was named Game Changer of the Year for his work to combat racism in his industry.

The racing champion previously said he could not remain silent in the face of racism when discussing why he would take his knee on the racetrack.

When he said he wanted to fight racism in order to change the experiences of younger generations, he told GQ, "I started experiencing racism when I was five and people looked at it so lightly as someone saying those words that The bullying and the beating and the intimidation.

"My dad used to say, 'Talk on the line,' so I kept my tongue out but we repress a lot of things and all of my repressed feelings came up and I said, 'You know what? I have something to do. I cannot be silent. & # 39;

Solo Artist: Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes, 22, received the solo artist award

Solo Artist: Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes, 22, received the solo artist award

“If we are all silent, it will take generations. I look at my niece and nephew and I don't want them to know what I went through. & # 39;

In July, Lewis took the knee before the Austrian Grand Prix, describing it as an emotional and poignant chapter in his struggle to make Formula 1 a more inclusive sport

55-year-old Piers Morgan also made the winners list when he was named GQ TV Personality of the Year after continuing to showcase Good Morning Britain while Britain was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Designer: Next In Fashion star Daniel W Fletcher has been named Peroni Breakthrough Designer

Designer: Next In Fashion star Daniel W Fletcher has been named Peroni Breakthrough Designer

Creative Icon: Michaela Coel, 33, who created and starred the critically acclaimed I May Destroy You series, was named Creative Icon of the Year

Creative Icon: Michaela Coel, 33, who created and starred the critically acclaimed I May Destroy You series, was named Creative Icon of the Year

22-year-old Canadian pop singer Shawn Mendes received the Solo Artist Award, while 71-year-old Ozzy Osbourne received the Lifetime Achievement Award after decades in the music industry.

33-year-old Michaela Coel, who created and starred in the critically acclaimed series I May Destroy You, won the Creative Icon of the Year award.

The actress received praise for writing a series that reflected her own experiences of sexual assault and had already been named one of the most influential people of the year.

Artist: Charlie Mackesy won the Maddox Gallery Artist Award

Artist: Charlie Mackesy won the Maddox Gallery Artist Award

All of the 2020 GQ Men Of The Year Awards winners were interviewed and filmed by the publication. The creative production comes from Black Dog Films of the Ridley Scott Creative Group.

The full ceremony is now available for viewing on British GQ's YouTube channel. The full list of winners can be found here: www.gq-magazine.co.uk/culture/article/gq-awards-2020-winners

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The host! The 2020 award winners were announced by host Jack Whitehall, 32, who was filmed by the Coliseum in London. Fans watched their heroes triumph online

The host! The 2020 award winners were announced by host Jack Whitehall, 32, who was filmed by the Coliseum in London. Fans watched their heroes triumph online