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GQ Men of the Year Awards 2022

Men of the Year 2022

GQ’s annual Men of the Year celebrates stars from across culture, fashion and sport who have made 2022 a year to remember. Check out exclusive behind-the-scenes photos and video from the big night here.

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Watch the honourees at GQ Men of the Year 2022 do their thing

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The biggest fits from MOTY 2022

Highlights from last night's red carpet

Behind-the-scenes at MOTY 2022

All the after-hours action from GQ's biggest night of the year

  • James McAvoy arrives via Jaguar

  • Salma Hayek

  • Lee Jung-jae


    Louis Theroux arrives via Jaguar

  • Leah Williamson

  • Alicia Schmidt and Joerg Horcher, HUGO BOSS Managing Director, EMEA Northern Hub


    Will Poulter arrives via Jaguar

  • Kit Connor and Joe Locke

  • Joseph Quinn

  • Lucien Laviscount

  • Inside the GQ Men Of The Year party

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GQ MOTY 2022 portraits

From Stormzy and Little Simz to Sydney Sweeney and Alexandra Daddario

Zoë Kravitz

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She was already one of the coolest people alive, but didn’t feel like she made it until this year. The enigmatic actress opens up about playing Catwoman in The Batman, directing her first movie, Pussy Island, rebuilding after her divorce, and her relationship with Channing Tatum.Continue reading »

Max Verstappen 

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The racing world's most electrifying champ talks with rare candor about his ruthless rise to the top, the public misconceptions of his upbringing, and taking inspiration from Michael JordanContinue reading »

Inside Max Verstappen’s incredible off grid car collection 

Bond-worthy icons, GT3 dream machines and that one obscure French car: F1 drivers and their dream garages, they’re just like ours

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield GQ MOTY 2022
After a year-plus of creative fecundity – a Golden Globe win, an Emmy nomination, that Spider-Man cameo – the actor is reckoning with a new and joyous career freedom. It just so happens that all this has followed his greatest lossContinue reading »

How does Andrew Garfield make leather look so easy?

The favourite of BDSM and big designers has long been a difficult thing in menswear. Until now

Why Andrew Garfield is the greatest ever Spiderman

The 39-year-old is a generational acting talent comparable to Dean or Brando


Stormzy GQ MOTY 2022
Three years after that album and that Glastonbury performance, Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. – the man you know as Stormzy – is back, and a changed manContinue reading »

Stormzy's cover shoot suit isn't technically a suit

For his British GQ cover shoot for Men of the Year, it's Bottega Veneta's big hit of 2022

How Stormzy united José, Louis and Usain Bolt for the music video of the year

KLVDR's internet-breaking 11-minute video is a “conveyor belt of celebrities” in surreal cameos.  He talks to GQ about Black joy, holding people's attention, and getting the special one on board

Stormzy is in his massive fit era

Gone are the Adidas tracksuits. Instead, it's all about colour-blocking and British designers

Stormzy answers your questions

The British rapper replies to readers on Reddit and Twitter, fact-checks Wikipedia and responds to YouTube comments in our Actually Me series.

Sydney Sweeney

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The scene-stealing meme queen of Euphoria and The White Lotus has turned pretty-vacant teens into some of the most complicated and controversial characters on TVContinue reading »

Sydney Sweeney unpacks her most iconic Euphoria scene

The actress on Cassie's wild ride in season two, from puking via a tube to becoming a unremitting meme catalogue

Why Cassie will win Euphoria

Sydney Sweeney’s Emmy-nominated nosedive was the rollercoaster ride that kept us all gripped during season two. Now, the only way is up

Jack Harlow

Jack Harlow GQ MOTY 2022
With a second album, a cinematic debut, and in “First Class” one of the songs of the summer, the smoothest man in hip-hop is still poppin’Continue reading »

Jack Harlow is remixing classic British menswear

The American rapper is on the cover of British GQ in pieces that are inherently, well, British. But it's not what you'd expect

Jack Harlow only needs two watches in his life

The US rapper likes to remain loyal to classic Rolexes

It's Jack Harlow's world and he will wear what he wants 

Jack Harlow is rewriting the rap handbook one fit at a time

Leah Williamson

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This summer, England women’s football captain Leah Williamson did something none of her male counterparts have done since 1966, leading the Lionesses to glory. Her next target: changing the whole damn gameContinue reading »

Leah Williamson’s Lionesses changed the playing field for women’s sport in 2022

England brought football home this summer, and with it, they’ve changed the sporting culture of Britain

England's Euro 2022 victory was for every girl who was told no

Reporting from Wembley, Musa Okwonga reflects on English football's biggest night in 56 years, and the memories it stirs of female players who were shut out of the game

How England hosted the biggest Women's Euros ever

Ahead of England's semi final at Bramall Lane, we go behind the scenes at the ground to see what it takes to prepare for a major international tournament, and why volunteers are central to making this the greatest Women's Euros ever staged

Joe Locke and Kit Connor

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A year ago, Joe Locke and Kit Connor were preparing for their exams. Now, courtesy of Netflix’s breakthrough queer sensation Heartstopper, they are reckoning with suddenly being stop-you-in-the street, internet-boyfriend famousContinue reading »

Joe Locke and Kit Connor have become TV and fashion's most fearless dressers

Heartstopper's breakout duo appear on the cover of British GQ, and prove just how far they're willing to take risks

How Heartstopper made TV a safe space for young queer people in 2022

The Netflix YA series is a special show for the haven it builds around its LGBTQ+ romance

This year, Joe Locke broke down the rules of gendered dressing 

At the Attitude Awards, the Heartstopper star went for a JW Anderson fit that threw the rulebook to the wall
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