WSJ. Magazine premiered its annual Innovator Awards in a virtual format this evening, which marks the 10th Anniversary celebrating “A Decade of Innovation." Eight honorees, all of whom grace separate covers of the magazine’s highly anticipated November issue, were paid tribute for trailblazing accomplishments in their respective fields. For the first time in Innovators history, the once-private, star-studded awards presentation could be viewed and enjoyed by all. Presenting sponsors of this year’s program were Harry Winston, Rémy Martin, and Lexus in addition to sponsor Augustinus Bader.
Selected by WSJ. Magazine editors, the honorees/presenters were: BTS (Music), presented by James Corden, Darren Walker (Philanthropy), presented by Ava DuVernay, Jennifer Lopez (Pop Culture), presented by Maluma, MASS Design Group (Architecture), presented by Hank Willis Thomas, Michaela Coel (Television) presented by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Patti Smith (Literature), presented by Ethan Hawke, Titus Kaphar (Art), presented by Swizz Beatz and Tyler Perry (Entertainment), presented by Taraji P. Henson.
View the full Innovator 2020 Awards presentation here.