Kylie named Woman of the Year
13:30 07 June 2006
Kylie Minogue has been named Woman of the Year by Britain's Glamour magazine.
The 'Spinning Around' singer - who has bravely battled breast cancer - was not present at the London ceremony but thanked fans in a moving message.
She said: "The last year has been my least public but, in many ways, the most.
"Your support has been an enormous help and I hope to be back with you all in person very soon."
Charlotte Church won the Solo Artist of the Year award, while British actress Billie Piper scooped Best UK TV actress.
Other winners at the star-studded bash included Sharon Osbourne, who was honoured as TV Personality of the Year and Davina McCall, who took the Presenter of the Year award.
Complete List of Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year winners:
Woman of the Year - Kylie Minogue
Nokia Newcomer of the Year - Natalie Press
TV Personality of the Year - Sharon Osbourne
UK Solo Artist of the Year - Charlotte Church
Radio Personality of the Year - Edith Bowman
Presenter of the Year - Davina McCall
Band of the Year - Sugababes
Funnywoman of the Year - Ashley Jensen
International Solo Artist of the Year - Pink
Filmmaker of the Year - Emma Thompson
Film Actress of the Year - Naomi Watts
UK TV Actress Of the Year - Billie Piper
US TV Actress of the Year - Nicolette Sheridan
Entrepreneur of the Year - Elizabeth Hurley
Designer of the Year - Luella Bartley
Accessory Designer of the Year - Anya Hindmarch
Sportswoman of the Year - Zara Phillips
Outstanding Contribution Award - Naomi Campbell
Man of the Year - Paul Bettany
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