Sam Smith received the Solo Artist of the Year award at GQ’s Man of the Year Awards on Tuesday (8th September).
Sam Smith had a pretty good day on Tuesday (8th September). The 23-year-old ‘Stay With Me’ singer won the GQ Solo Artist of the Year award and also announced he’s singing the theme song for the upcoming James Bond film, Spectre.
Sam Smith at the 2015 GQ Man of the Year Awards in London.
The decision to award Tony Blair "philanthropist of the year" was met with outrage in the House of Commons and hilarity on Twitter.
GQ magazine has defended its much criticised decision to award former Prime Minister Tony Blair the award for "philanthropist of the year." Awards producer Richard Dodson told BBC Radio 5 said Blair deserved the award for his work with the Faith Foundation, though conceded that the magazine liked celebrities who "cause a bit of a stir".
Tony Blair - the philanthropist of the year [Getty/Peter Macdiarmid]
The decision was criticised by some MP's including Labour's John Mann who said "it sends out the wrong message" adding, "This sort of award should go to an unsung hero who has given up their time for charity."
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