Sartorialists  brace yourselves!  The annual GQ Man of the Year awards is finally coming to Mzansi.

GQ South Africa has introduce for the first time in the South African.

Market, the GQ Men of the Year awards, after they been running for many years abroad.

According to the magazine’s Editor in Chief Nkosiyati Khumalo GQ Men of the Year Awards is a prestigious awards ceremony recognising men and women who shape our cultural landscape  also celebrating the most intelligent, inspirational and talented people of the year.

“As one of 20 worldwide editions of GQ, we’re privileged to be able to showcase all the best that South Africa has to offer – and to share this across a global network.”

On Wednesday GQ hosted media launch announcing the awards and different categories

to mark the awards, and announce the winners, GQ will host a Men of the Year

Awards ceremony on taking place on 30 November.

Award categories

Winners will be selected by GQ magazine and a small team of judges based on their

Relevancy and impact in 2019. The full judging panel will be announced in due course.

Award categories include the following:

1. Athlete of the Year

2. Actor/Entertainer of the Year

3. Musician of the Year

4. Humanitarian of the Year

5. Editor’s Special Award

6. Breakout Star of the Year

7. Business person of the Year

8. Creative/Innovator of the Year

9. Hennessy VSOP Privilège Lifetime Achievement Award

10. Influencer of the Year

11. Woman of the Year

12. People’s Choice Award