Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Award winners announced

Fearne Cotton hosted the annual Cosmopolitan Ultimate Women of the Year Awards for the fifth year running last night. Sponsored by Avon, the event took place at Banqueting House and was attended by guests including Nicola Roberts, Kelly Brook, Christine Bleakley, Dizzee Rascal and Westlife. Among the winners on the night were Nicola Roberts, who was named ‘Ultimate Fashionista’, and Crystal Renn was honoured with ‘Ultimate Catwalk Queen’. The awards also celebrate stories and achievements of the nation’s real-life women, including Katie Piper who won the ‘Ultimate Editor’s Choice’ award. Katie’s bravery after suffering a horrific acid attack, and her passion to give other burns victims a lifeline through her charity (The Katie Piper Foundation), is testament to her will and determination. The real-life winners were selected by a panel of judges including Cosmopolitan editor Louise Court, Cosmopolitan’s agony aunt Irma Kurtz, Karren Brady, Kimberley Walsh, Reggie Yates and Mel B. Here is a full list of the winners:

Real Life Winners:
Ultimate International Angel: Victoria Ferguson
Ultimate Friends: Joanne Lock & Meghan Fleet
Ultimate Love Story: Jane & Kevin Whitehead
Ultimate Campaigner: Leyla Hussein
Ultimate Fearless Female: Kate Nesbitt
Ultimate Woman's Woman (Avon’s award): Jasvinder Sanghera
Ultimate Editor’s Choice: Katie Piper

Celebrity Winners:
Ultimate TV Presenter: Christine Bleakley
Ultimate Sports Star: Jessica Ennis
Ultimate Theatre Star: Sheridan Smith
Ultimate UK Music Star: Alexandra Burke
Ultimate UK TV Actress: Karen Gillan
Ultimate International Music Star: Katy Perry
Ultimate Fashionista: Nicola Roberts
Ultimate Catwalk Queen: Crystal Renn
Ultimate Celebrity Who Made Us Care: Fearne Cotton
Ultimate Man of the Year: Dizzee Rascal
Ultimate Film Actress: Gemma Arterton
Ultimate Hottie: Mark Salling
Ultimate US TV Actress: Christina Hendricks