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John Boyega Is GQ Icon Of The Year- See Full List Of Winners

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Nigerian-British actor, John Boyega, is amongst the recipient of the 2020 GQ Men Of The Year Awards which held on Thursday 26th November. The 28-year-old actor received the GQ’s Icon award.


According to GQ, Boyega’s Black Lives Matter speech in June was perhaps at the heart of why he has been named GQ Icon.


Furthermore, he has been at the forefront of the global campaign to highlight police brutality and extrajudicial killing in Nigeria especially during the #EndSARS protest. This would also be the second time the actor has won the award.John Boyega on how his BLM speech could harm his career

“I won one in 2016 and, honestly, it’s great for the interior design of my living room that I can balance it out with a second one,” he said in an interview with GQ.

Lewis Hamilton who recently clinched a seventh World Championship to become the most successful racing driver ever also won the Game Changer Award.Lewis Hamilton Is World Formula 1 Champion Winning Seventh Title

Meanwhile, the 23rd edition of the GQ award celebrates people who made a great impact in the world in the past 12 months.

See the full list of winners below:

Inspiration: Captain Sir Tom Moore

Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actor: Paul Mescal

Game Changer: Lewis Hamilton

Campaigner: Marcus Rashford

Design Legend: Tommy Hilfiger

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Solo Artist: Shawn Mendes

TV Personality: Piers Morgan

Humanitarian: Patrick Hutchinson

Maddox Gallery Artist: Charlie Mackesy

Lifetime Achievement: Ozzy Osbourne

Creative Icon: Michaela Coel

Peroni Breakthrough Designer: Daniel W Fletcher

Hugo Boss Breakthrough Actress: Lashana Lynch

Icon: John Boyega


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