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Jay-Z Tops GQ Men of the Year for 2011

GQ Names Men of the Year for 2011. (PRNewsFoto/Nathaniel Goldberg/GQ)

18 Nov 2011 13:00 Africa/Lagos

GQ Names Men of the Year for 2011


PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GQ announced today the 2011 Men of the Year: the magazine's annual list of the men (and woman) who entertained, excited, and inspired us most this year. The biggest names in music, film, theater, and sports are recognized in the December issue and were on hand last night at GQ's annual Men of the Year event, at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles.

Below is a complete list of the 2011 Men of the Year:

Jay-Z – King of the Year

Novak Djokovic – Ace of the Year

Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake – Showmen of the Year

David Kinch – Chef of the Year

Frank Ocean – Rookie of the Year

Michael Fassbender – Breakout of the Year

Gary Oldman – Icon of the Year

Mila Kunis – Knockout of the Year

Trey Parker & Matt Stone –Theater Geeks of the Year

Cast of Breaking Bad – Badasses of the Year

Oscar Pistorius – Superhuman of the Year

Steve Carell – Ham of the Year

Derrick Rose – MVP of the Year

Kyle Chandler – Coach of the Year

Michael Shannon – Fanatic of the Year

Louis C.K. – Comic Genius of the Year

Kristen Wiig – Bro of the Year

Peter Dinklage – Stud of the Year

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The event, hosted by GQ editor-in-chief Jim Nelson, brought the December issue to life, and famous names came out in droves to toast this year's honorees. Attendees included: Aziz Ansari, Carmelo Anthony & La La, Jessica Biel, Allison Brie, Lizzy Caplan, Zooey Deschanel, Diplo, Anna Faris & Chris Pratt, World Series MVP David Freese, John Hamm, Armie Hammer, Rashida Jones, Minka Kelly, Jimmy Kimmel, Ewan McGregor, Joel McHale, Chris Pine, Emma Roberts, Sarah Silverman, Emily van Camp, Kerry Washington, and many others.

For photos from last night's star-studded event, and for behind-the-scenes footage from the December issue of GQ, please visit More photos are also available at

About GQ:
GQ is the leading men's general-interest magazine, with a monthly readership of 6.6 million readers. It is available in print, online at, and as an app at, and is available for purchase at and on Amazon's Kindle Fire. The magazine is published by Conde Nast, a division of Advance Publications. Conde Nast operates in twenty-five countries and is the world leader in exceptional content creation.


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