Cynthia Erivo, Phoebe Dynevor and Claire Foy were among the winners of the Harper’s Bazaar Women of the Year Awards.
The luxury fashion magazine’s annual ceremony took place at the Claridge’s Hotel in London on Tuesday.
The organizers said it recognized “the outstanding achievements of women in the worlds of fashion, film, art, literature, music and activism.”
Oscar nominated actress Erivo, 34, won the Music Award for playing Aretha Franklin in the anthology series Genius: Aretha, as well as for “using her powerful voice to call for social change “.
Dynevor, 26, received the Breakthrough Talent Award for his front-page portrayal of Daphne in the hugely popular Netflix’s Hot Times drama Bridgerton.
She told the PA News Agency that she was “thrilled” to win the award.
Reflecting on his rapid rise to stardom across the series, Dynevor said, “It’s crazy, going from the pandemic and everything exploded. It’s been a crazy year.
Foy, 37, won the actress award for her role in The Crown, as well as her performances in the upcoming BBC series A Very British Scandal and the film The Electrical Life Of Louis Wain.
She told PA that it was “really sweet” to win the award, adding that the organizers of the award “are choosing such amazing women to celebrate.”
Veteran actress Joan Collins, 88, received the Icon Award for her 70-year career in show business, which included a momentous turning point in the American soap opera Dynasty.
Jodie Comer, 28, was also recognized as this year’s Editors’ Choice, with award organizers praising her performances in the Killing Eve TV series and Sir Ridley Scott’s historic epic The Last Duel.
Sarah Burton, Artistic Director of Alexander McQueen, received the Inspiration Award while Lubaina Himid won the Artist Award.
Laura Kenny and Sarah Storey received the Sports Icons Award in recognition of their success at Tokyo 2020 as the most decorated British Olympian and Paralympian of all time.
Kenny told PA: “It’s just amazing to have so many talented and amazing women in the same room.”
Sarah Snook received the Television Actress Award for her role as Shiv Roy in Succession.
Harper’s Bazaar Editor-in-Chief Lydia Slater said: “These inspiring women have lifted our spirits and changed our perspectives, through their art or their words, on our screens or with the power of their voices.”
The full list of winners was:
Actress Award: Claire Foy
Music Prize: Cynthia Erivo
Television Actress Award: Sarah Snook
Editor’s Choice Award: Jodie Comer
Icon Award: Joan Collins
Writer’s Award: Elife Shafak
Sports Icons Award: Laura Kenny and Sarah Storey
Activist’s Award: Soma Sara
Inspiration Award: Sarah Burton
Artist Award: Lubaina Himid
Groundbreaking Talent Award: Phoebe Dynevor
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