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Winners of the GQ Man of the Year Awards 2019


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For the seventeenth time, the iconic GQ magazine’s Man of the Year award ceremony was held in Moscow.

On September 10, the names of those chosen by GQ readers’ vote were announced from the stage of the Great Hall of the Conservatory.

The permanent host of the ceremony, Ivan Urgant, opened the ceremony by playing the organ.

The first part of the award show started with the performance of the opera diva Hibla Gerzmava and the State Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi under the direction of art director Vladimir Spivakov, who performed Non Ti Scordar di me, Curtis.

Later ballet dancer Nikolai Tsiskaridze and singer Albina Dzhanabaeva went to the stage to present the award in the Discovery of the Year nomination to the artist Pokras Lampas. Other winners of the first award part were: Face from the Screen - journalist Yuri Dud, King of the Year (special award by Dolce & Gabbana Beauty) - tennis player Karen Khachanov,  Musician of the Year - rapper Face.

The second part of the show opened with Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra performing the song Moon River.

Names of the winners in the second part of the ceremony were announced by figure skater Tatyana Navka and hockey player and coach Vladislav Tretyak: Businessman of the Year - Tigran Khudaverdyan, Distinctive Handwriting (special award by the Krasnaya Polyana resort) - artist Pokras Lampas.

Before the announcement of the third part of the winners, the Moscow Virtuosi Orchestra and the Chamber Choir of the Moscow Conservatory performed for the guests of the ceremony the composition Lovely in the memory of the late TSUM fashion director Alla Verber.

Actress Svetlana Khodchenkova and actor Semyon Slepakov went to the stage to announce the next batch of winners: Restaurateur of the Year - Dmitry Blinov and Renat Malikov; Keep Walking (special award by Johnnie Walker) - journalist and writer Mikhail Zygar, director Timur Bekmambetov and journalist Karen Shahinyan, Author of the Year - journalist Anton Dolin, Actor of the Year - Pavel Derevyanko, Eternal Value - singer Philip Kirkorov, Producer of the Year - Alexander Rodnyansky, Athlete of the Year - hockey player Alexander Ovechkin.

In conclusion, Ivan Urgant invited GQ editor-in-chief Igor Garanin and magazine’s publisher Irina Elizarova to the stage of the Conservatory to present the award to the absolute leader of the readers’ vote. They announced the director Kirill Srebrennikov the Man of the Year 2019.

After the official part of the ceremony, the winners and guests of honor went to the Assunta Madre restaurant for the afterparty. A musical surprise for the guests was the performance of Angelica Varum.