The 16th GQ Men Of The Year Awards ceremony was held last night amid the stylish ambience of Berlin’s Komische Oper to honour a line-up of high-calibre national and international personalities from show business, the music world, society, sports, politics, culture and fashion.

BMW is an official partner of the award, which is held in eleven countries. The Group provides an exclusive shuttle service for the high-profile event, comprising 28 trademark models such as the BMW X5 and BMW 7 Series, along with a range of BMW M cars.

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One of the most coveted awards went to top model and BMW brand ambassador Karolína Kurková, who was proclaimed “Gentlewoman of the Year” by men’s style magazine Gentlemen’s Quarterly. Further accolades were conferred on Oscar-winning actor Adrien Brody in the Film International category, longstanding Hollywood great Donald Sutherland in the Legend category, music icon Lenny Kravitz in the Music International category, and world champion footballer Miroslav Klose in the Sport category. Another major star on the red carpet was the winning car of this year’s DTM, the BMW M4 DTM Champion Edition, with Marco Wittmann – the youngest DTM champion of all time – among the event’s 800 invited guests. Hosting the awards ceremony was Joko Winterscheidt, who had already emceed the event in 2013.

Winners of the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2014 at a glance:


Karolína KurkováGentlewoman of the Year
Donald SutherlandLegende
Miroslav KloseSport
James BluntSocial Media
Olly MursStyle
Paul SmithFashion
Andreas BouraniMusic National
Lenny KravitzMusic International
Elyas MʼBarekFilm National
Adrien BrodyFilm International
Donald SutherlandLegend
Karolína KurkováGentlewoman of the Year