On Sunday (December 1), the first annual South African edition of GQ Men of the Year Awards 2019 in association with Hennesy took place to “honour men and women who shape the cultural landscape, and the most intelligent and inspirational people of the year “.
The first annual event saw famous faces including businessman Vusi Thembekwayo, rapper Nasty C and Springboks captain Siya Kolisi take home awards.
Other winners included Lady Skollie (Women of the Year), John Kani (Legend), and Dr Mashudu Tshifularo, who received the Editor’s Special.
See the full list of winners at the 2019 GQ Men of the Year Awards below:
Musician of the Year: Nasty C
Designer of the Year: Tristan Du Plessis
Breakout Star of the Year: Thebe Magugu
Athlete of the Year: Thembinkosi Lorch
Humanitarian of the Year: Craig Wilkinson
Influencer of the Year: Brent Lindeque
Woman of the Year: Lady Skollie
Business Leader of the Year: Vusi Thembekwayo
Icon of the Year: Siya Kolisi
Editor’s Special Award: Dr. Mashudu Tshifularo
Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège Lifetime Achievement Award: Dr. John Kani