Friday, 2 July 2010

Cosmopolitan Blog Awards launches

Cosmopolitan has launched the ‘Cosmopolitan Blog Awards’. Aimed at celebrating the best of the blogging community, the awards will recognise the finest blogs in nine different categories:

Sex and relationships
Fashion and style
Gadgets and technology
News and current affairs
Celebrity and entertainment
Best new fashion blogger in association with

Web users will be able to vote for their favourite blog via specially designed ‘buttons’ to be placed on each blogger’s website. will also be highlighting the nominated blogs via its ‘Cosmo Clicks’ page, which provides a round-up of the best on the web every day.

After the first round of nominations, a short list of the five best blogs in each category will be drawn up by our editorial team to be posted on on 4th August. Readers will be asked to vote for their overall favourite in each section. The winning blogs with the most votes in each category will be announced on 24 August on

Cosmopolitan has partnered with Catwalk Queen for the ‘Best New Fashion Blogger’ award. The winner of this category will win the chance to report on London Fashion Week specifically for the Catwalk Queen blog.

Collection 2000 is the sponsor of the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards 2010 and is looking forward to finding out who will win the Best Beauty Blogger gong. The lucky beauty writer will be invited to attend shoots with the Collection 2000 make-up artists and blog behind the scenes.

“Cosmopolitan is a truly multi-platform brand and these awards underline this,” said Justine Southall, Publishing Director of Cosmopolitan. “Our reader now lives in a far more accelerated world than when we first launched 38 years ago. Our brand needs to reflect this and engage our readers with content that is relevant to her lifestyle today. Blogs, along with glossy magazine and websites, are central to her life - we want to honour the very best content in the blogosphere and direct our readers to the blogs that truly matter.”

The Cosmopolitan Blog Awards mark the sixth event from Cosmopolitan. The others are:

Cosmopolitan Fashion Awards
Cosmopolitan Beauty Awards
Cosmopolitan Centrefolds party
Cosmopolitan Fragrance Awards
Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards

Nominations for the awards shortlist can be made at