GQ Announces 2007 Men of the Year

Bill Clinton, Daniel Craig, and Kanye West Featured on Three Covers of

December Issue

Nov 20, 2007, 00:00 ET from GQ

    NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- GQ announced today the honorees for
 the magazine's twelfth annual Men of the Year issue, featuring three
 separate covers and hitting newsstands nationwide November 27, 2007.
     Selected from the worlds of politics, motion pictures, and hip-hop, the
 December covers showcase an impressive trio of gentlemen. Former president
 Bill Clinton, actor and new James Bond star Daniel Craig, and
 producer/hip-hop artist Kanye West head up this year's group of honorees.
 See below for the complete list.
                         2007 MEN OF THE YEAR HONOREES
     - Casey Affleck - Breakout of the Year
     - Judd Apatow, Michael Cera, Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Paul Rudd - Comedy
     - Javier Bardem - Villain
     - Brad Bird, director of 'Ratatouille' - Innovator
     - Cate Blanchette in 'I'm Not There' - Performance of the Year
     - Mike Bloomberg, Mayor of the City of New York - Maverick
     - Boise State vs. Oklahoma at the Fiesta Bowl - Game of the Year
     - Josh Brolin - Tough Guy
     - Cast of 'Mad Men' - Instant Classic
     - David Chang of New York's Momofuku - Chef
     - David Chase, creator of 'The Sopranos' - Final Act
     - Simon Cowell - Mastermind
     - John Cusack - Comeback
     - Daft Punk - Trailblazers
     - Daria - Supermodel of the Year
     - Sgt. Joshua Delgado and the new breed of medics serving in Iraq - Unsung
     - Roger Federer - Court King
     - Tom Hanks - Icon
     - Emile Hirsch - Wild Man
     - Ryan Howard, first baseman, Philadelphia Phillies - Slugger
     - Lil Wayne - Workaholic
     - Josh Marshall, blog founder, Talking Points Memo - Muckraker
     - James McAvoy - British Import
     - Derek O'Dell, student, Virginia Tech - Lifesaver
     - Hayden Panettiere - Obsession of the Year
     - Ron Paul, presidential candidate - Dark Horse of the Year
     - Alex Rodriguez - Hit Man
     - Seth Rogen - Father of the Year
     - Mark Ruffalo - Secret Weapon
     - Julian Schnabel - Visionary
     - Jason Schwartzman - Cool Kid
     - John Smeaton, baggage handler, Glasgow International Airport - Employee
       of the Year
     - Channing Tatum - Man of Next Year
     - Robin Thicke and Rihanna - Smooth Operators
     - John Varvatos - Designer of the Year
     - Shaun White - Reinvention
     To speak with an editor or request photos, please contact:
     Dan Scheffey, GQ (212) 286-4622,
     Beth Andrews, GQ (212) 286-4306,
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