GQ Names Jeff Bridges, James Franco, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Drew Brees Among 2010 Men of the Year

November 22, 2010

NEW YORK Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — GQ magazine announces its 15th Men of the Year issue featuring this year’s outstanding achievers, leaders, and renegades: cultural icons who have impacted our society, from entertainment and music to sports and politics. The 2010 Men of the Year are profiled in the December issue, on newsstands November 23, accompanied by a fashion portfolio shot by famed photographers Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin. The issue came to life last week as GQ hosted a star-studded affair at the Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles to celebrate this year’s distinguished honorees.

The issue features cultural highs and lows of 2010, the “Best Stuff of the Year” (everything a man could possibly want), “The Year in Music” (breaking down the gossip, winners, losers, and tunes to download now), plus Alan Richman names L.A.’s Umami Burger, “Burger of the Year.” Other notables recognized in the issue include Jonathan Franzen (“Writer of the Year”), Jennifer Lawrence (“Obsession of the Year”), Admiral Mike Mullen (“Game Changer of the Year”), Mike “the Situation” Sorrentino (“Sensation of the Year”), Attorney General Eric Holder, Vice President Joe Biden, and more.

A complete list of GQ‘s 2010 Men of the Year honorees follows:

    Drake - Breakout of the Year    Jesse Eisenberg - Geek of the Year
    Jeff Bridges - Icon of the Year Jonathan Franzen - Writer of the Year
    Stephen Colbert - Patriot of     Joseph Gordon-Levitt - Rising Star of
     the Year                        the Year
    James Franco - Leading Man of
     the Year                       Ryan Gosling - Contender of the Year
    Scarlett Johansson - Babe of
     the Year                       Jimmy Kimmel - Funnyman of the Year
    Cast of 'Boardwalk Empire' -     Jennifer Lawrence - Obsession of the
     Gangsters of the Year           Year
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg -        Admiral Mike Mullen - Game Changer of
     Leader of the Year              the Year
    Drew Brees - Patron Saint of
     the Year                       Kid Rock - Rock Star of the Year
    Chris Colfer - Diva of the Year Mark Ruffalo - Father of the Year
    Bryan Cranston - Anti-Hero of    Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino -
     the Year                        Sensation of the Year
    Designers Michael Bastian,
     Simon Spurr and Scott
     Sternberg - Designers of the    Reggie Watts - Comic Genius of the
     Year                            Year
    Landon Donovan - Baller of the

About GQ:

GQ is the leading men’s general-interest magazine, with a monthly readership of 7 million readers.

It is available in print, online at GQ.com, and as an app at iTunes.com. The magazine is published by

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