Kanye West Named International Man of the Year at GQ Awards
Following in the footsteps of his “big brother,” Kanye West was named International Man of the Year by GQ magazine at their annual awards ceremony in London on Tuesday (September 4). According to the U.K.’s Press Association, actress Rosario Dawson presented ‘Ye with his award during the ceremony at London’s Royal Opera House. Other honorees included actor Michael Caine who received the Lifetime Achievement award, and singer James Blunt, who picked up Solo Artist of the Year. The 2007 blowout marks the tenth year that the world renowned style magazine has named the biggest and most influential stars of fashion and popular culture. In 2005, Kanye’s mentor and the president of his record label, Jay-Z, was also honored with the International Man of the Year accolade.