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Missing Out Mercury Prize, Dizzee Rascal Snatches GQ Award

September 8, 2010 (7:27 am) GMT
The rapper, who lost to The xx at the Mercury Awards, won Best Solo Artist gong at the GQ Men of the Year Awards.
Dizzee Rascal

Rapper had no time to be upset after losing out on the 2010 Mercury Prize on Tuesday, September 7 - he won a GQ Award on the same evening. The hip-hop star missed out on becoming the first ever artist to win the coveted Mercury Prize twice after rockers took home the honor at a ceremony in London's Grosvenor House Hotel.

But the "Bonkers" hitmaker still ended his night on a high - he claimed the Best Solo Artist prize at the GQ Men of the Year Awards across town at the Royal Opera House. Other winners at the GQ event included , who were named Band of the Year, and legend Ray Davies, who accepted the Outstanding Achievement trophy in recognition of his contributions to rock music from former rocker Noel Gallagher. Giorgio Armani was named Best Designer.

Meanwhile, pregnant pop star presented "" star with the Breakthrough Talent Award and "" star brought Hollywood to the British capital as he took home the International Man of the Year trophy.

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