GQ Germany Selects Kylie as "Gentlewoman of the Year"

(Condé Nast Press Release) – German GQ is rolling out the red carpet for another global star. Pop icon Kylie Minogue will be honored as “Gentlewoman of the Year” on Thursday at the 15th “GQ Men of the Year” awards. The 45-year old multi-talent will be in Berlin to personally accept the “Gentlewoman of the Year” award from the German men’s style magazine Gentlemen’s Quarterly.

Australian Minogue has been a chart favorite since beginning her music career in the 1980s, as well as captivating audiences with her elaborate live shows. The Grammy-winning artist celebrated 25 years onstage in 2012 and there’s no end in sight. Her 12th studio album will be released in 2014.

Editor-in-chief José Redondo-Vega explained GQ’s choice:
“Kylie Minogue has managed to become the dream woman and icon for several generations. She is the embodiment of a pop icon and has reinvented herself for each decade. And yet Kylie Minogue the person never disappears behind an artificial facade. It is precisely the ease of her music that makes it so profound.”

Glamorous international awards show:
The 15th annual GQ Men of the Year Awards will be presented on Thursday, November 7, at Berlin’s Komische Oper (Comic Opera). Among the recipients this year will be David Beckham and Götz George. Singer Anastacia will be on hand to celebrate a return to the international stage and accept a special GQ award for her charity work with breast cancer prevention.

Some 900 guests are expected to attend the ceremonies, which will be hosted this year for the first time by Joko Winterscheidt. The gala event will be broadcast the next day on television. Free TV station ProSieben MAXX will show a 90-minute special of the gala on November 8 at 10:10 pm. The broadcast will be preceded at 9:30 pm by a pre-show webcast on and, with red! host Annemarie Carpendale presenting highlights from the red carpet.

About the “GQ Men of the Year” Awards:
The GQ Men of the Year awards traditionally celebrate top celebrities from the German and international variety and music industries, as well as society, sports, politics, culture, and fashion figures. Among the honorees and presenters in previous years were Sir Ben Kingsley, Mischa Barton, Sir Bob Geldof, Giorgio Armani, Diane Kruger, Roberto Cavalli, Thomas Quasthoff, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Michael Schumacher, Nicolas Cage, Elizabeth Hurley, Wladimir Klitschko, and Annie Lennox.

The awards by the men’s lifestyle magazine are presented in 11 countries, including the USA, Britain, Japan, India, and China.

Kylie is in the December issue of GQ Germany OUT NOW!
(Check out HQ scans at our Facebook page now! Click here.)

UPDATE 11/8/13:
 Kylie was presented with the 
“Gentlewoman of the Year” award! 
Kylie attended the GQ Men of the Year Awards in Berlin along with some amazing people. Check out these photos and video with Robin Thicke, Jean Paul Gaultier, David Beckham, and Anastacia from last night! (11/7/13)...

Kylie Minogue steals the show at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards in a sweeping flamenco themed dress from Nina Ricci
"I had a great night in Berlin at the GQ Man Of The Year Awards. Thanks to GQ for my Gentlewoman Of The Year Award….. What an honour!" -Kylie
Congratulations, Kylie! ♥
Special thanks to Kyliesque, welcome back! Thanks to Andreas Laux, Andrea Signer, Patrick Hoffman and GQ Germany

Share this: