Victoria Beckham 'woman of decade'

Victoria Beckham has been crowned Woman Of The Decade at the 2013 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London.

Victoria Beckham 'woman of decade'

Victoria Beckham has been crowned Woman Of The Decade at the 2013 Glamour Women of the Year Awards in London.

The Spice Girl-turned-fashion designer, 39, was given the accolade at an event attended by Kylie Minogue, Jessie J, Miranda Hart, Rita Ora and Daniel Radcliffe.

Nicole Scherzinger, who is returning as an X Factor judge but whose use of the world “effing” on an X Factor results show was criticised by watchdog Ofcom, was named best TV personality at the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards.

Hot Right Now and How We Do (Party) singer Rita Ora won best solo artist – and was presented with the gong by the woman she calls “wifey”, model-of-the-moment Cara Delevingne.

Statuesque actress Miranda Hart scooped best writer for credits including her self-titled BBC sitcom and drew even more laughter when the 6ft 1in star was presented with the award by pint-sized comic Ronnie Corbett.

Former Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, who is appearing on the London stage and recently filmed the role of gay Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, was named man of the year.

The Voice judge and Price Tag singer Jessie J won the editor’s special award, while Myleene Klass, who has launched everything from a swimwear collection to a baby clothes range on the back of her fame, won an entrepreneur gong.

Clare Balding, who won plaudits for her coverage of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, was named best presenter, receiving the gong from former Dynasty actress Joan Collins.

Downton Abbey star Joanne Froggatt won best UK TV actress for her role as Anna in the ITV period drama, while The Saturdays were named best band at the event, hosted by Graham Norton.

Chris O’Dowd, James Purefoy, Michael McIntyre, Pixie Geldof, Dizzee Rascal and Matthew Rhys were also at the awards, voted for by readers of Glamour magazine and its website.

Winners of the Glamour Women Of The Year Awards (in association with Pandora)

FILM MAKER: Rashida Jones

SOLO ARTIST: Rita Ora

THEATRE ACTRESS: Helen McCrory

SPORTSWOMAN: Nicola Adams

PANDORA BREAKTHROUGH: Samantha Barks

BAND: The Saturdays

WRITER: Miranda Hart

FASHION DESIGNER: Clare Waight Keller

RADIO PERSONALITY: Jameela Jamil

TV PERSONALITY: Nicole Scherzinger (video acceptance)

PRESENTER: Clare Balding

UK TV ACTRESS: Joanne Froggatt

ENTREPRENEUR: Myleene Klass

INTERNATIONAL TV ACTRESS: Zosia Mamet

ACCESSORIES DESIGNER: Emma Hill

EDITOR’S SPECIAL AWARD: Jessie J

MAN OF THE YEAR: Daniel Radcliffe

FILM ACTRESS: Rebel Wilson

WOMAN OF THE DECADE: Victoria Beckham

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