Bono makes Glamour's 'Women of the Year' list

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Congratulations, Bono! You go, girl — uh, guy...

U2 frontman and human-rights advocate Bono has made Glamour's annual Women of the Year list, joining a group that also includes Gwen Stefani, model Ashley Graham and Zendaya.

Bono marks the first male honoree in the list's 27-year history. The magazine cited the singer's decision to "focus on the rights of women and girls worldwide" in its announcement.

"For years our Women of the Year Advisory Board — made up of past winners, plus our editors — has put the kibosh on naming a Man of the Year on the grounds that men aren't exactly hurting for awards in this world, and that here at Glamour, the tribe we're into celebrating is female," the magazine said. "But these days most women want men — no, need men — in our tribe."

See photos of Bono through the years:

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Adam Clayton, left, and Bono of U2 pose in the press room with the award for best original song for "Ordinary Love" from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono from the band U2 speaks to delegates during the European People's Party Congress at the convention centre, Dublin, Ireland, Friday, March 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Bono Vox and his wife Alison Hewson arrive in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014 to attend George Clooney's wedding ceremony. George Clooney, 53, and Amal Alamuddin, 36, are expected to get married this weekend in Venice, one of the world's most romantic settings. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Bono, left, and Leonardo DiCaprio arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Rock star Bono speaks during a panel discussion "The Post-2015 Goals: Inspiring a New Generation to Act", the fifth annual Associated Press debate, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Bono performs on stage at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP)
Bono arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon, on Monday, Feb., 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon, on Monday, Feb., 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono arrives at the 86th Oscars Nominees Luncheon, on Monday, Feb., 10, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
U2 members Bono, left, and Larry Mullen Jr. perform during an announcement of new products by Apple on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, smiles next to U2 members, The Edge, Bono, and Larry Mullen Jr. during an announcement of new products on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Apple CEO Tim Cook, left, greets Bono from the band U2 after they preformed at the end of the Apple event on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cupertino, Calif. Apple unveiled a new Apple Watch, the iPhone 6 and Apple Pay. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
The Edge, from left, Bono, Larry Mullen, Jr., and Adam Clayton of U2 arrive at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
The Edge, left, and Bono of U2 perform on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
Bono of U2 performs on stage during the Oscars at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
The Edge, left, and Bono, of musical group U2, arrive at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP)
From left, Larry Mullen Jr., Bono, Adam Clayton, and The Edge of U2 pose in the press room with the award for best original song for "Ordinary Love" from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono of U2 poses in the press room with the award for best original song for "Ordinary Love" from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
From left, Larry Mullen Jr., Adam Clayton, Bono and The Edge of U2 pose in the press room with the award for best original song for "Ordinary Love" from the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono, left, and The Edge, of musical group U2, arrive at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono, left, and The Edge, of musical group U2, arrive at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono, of musical group U2, accepts the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Palm Springs, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
From left, The Edge, Bono, Larry Mullen Jr., and Adam Clayton of U2 perform on stage at the 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP)
Bono arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Bono, left, and Sean Combs attend The Weinstein Company's Golden Globes after party at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Bono performs on stage at 3rd Annual Sean Penn & Friends HELP HAITI HOME Gala on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014 at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Colin Young-Wolff /Invision/AP)
Musician Bono, right, and wife Ali Hewson arrive at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscars Viewing and After Party, Sunday, Feb. 24 2013 at the Sunset Plaza Hotel in West Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
DUBLIN, IRELAND - JUNE 01: U2 singer Bono attends the 50th Anniversary Of 'The Late Late Show' on June 1, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Phillip Massey/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 04: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK TABLOID NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME. MANDATORY CREDIT PHOTO BY DAVE M. BENETT/GETTY IMAGES REQUIRED) Bono arrives at the GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2012 at The Royal Opera House on September 4, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Dave M. Benett/Getty Images)
Lead singer Bono of Irish rock band U2 performs under heavy rain during their 360 Degree Tour at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on August 25, 2010. AFP PHOTO / ALEXANDER BLOTNITSKY (Photo credit should read ALEXANDER BLOTNITSKY/AFP/Getty Images)
MOSCOW - AUGUST 25: Lead singer Bono of Irish rock band U2 performs in the rain during their 360 Degree Tour at the Luzhniki stadium on August 25, 2010 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Gennady avramenko/Epsilon/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 04: Lead singer Bono of the musical group U2 visits 'Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on March 4, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/WireImage)
NEW YORK - MARCH 03: Bono of the band U2 attends the unveiling of a portion of west 53rd street to be temporarily renamed 'U2 Way' on March 3, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - MARCH 02: Lead singer of U2 Bono visits 'Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on March 2, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/WireImage)
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"When the president declared himself a feminist, when super-cool actors line up to endorse the United Nations' #HeForShe campaign, when a major male rock star who could do anything at all with his life decides to focus on the rights of women and girls worldwide — well, all that's worth celebrating. We're proud to name that rock star, Bono, our first Man of the Year," Glamour continued.

The magazine in particular cited Bono's Poverty Is Sexist campaign, which is "specifically aimed at helping the world's poorest women — those who survive on less than $2 a day."

The honorees will be celebrated Nov. 14 at an event in Los Angeles, which will be hosted by actress and television host Tracee Ellis Ross.

See photos from last year's ceremony:

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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Victoria Beckham speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Comedian Amy Schumer (L) and recording artist Selena Gomez attend 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ivank Trump attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Caitlyn Jenner attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Recording artist Ellie Goulding performs onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Brooklyn Beckham (L) and designer Victoria Beckham pose backstage with her award at the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ivank Trump attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Lupita Nyong'o speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ballet dancer Misty Copeland speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Carolyn Murphy speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Elisabeth Moss attends the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Recording artist Jennifer Hudson attends the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Victoria Beckham speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Comedian Amy Schumer (L) and recording artist Selena Gomez attend 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Serena Williams attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Dascha Polanco attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Reese Witherspoon attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Writer Tavi Gevinson attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Rachel Zoe attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Caitlyn Jenner attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Iman attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Jenna Lyons attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Reese Witherspoon attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women of the Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Caitlyn Jenner (L) and Actress Judith Light onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Judith Light speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Honoree, activist Cecile Richards poses backstage with her award at the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: President of Planned Parenthood Cecile Richards speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Writer Tavi Gevinson attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Eve Hewson attends the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ballet dancer Misty Copeland (L) and Actress Lupita Nyong'o onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ballet dancer Misty Copeland attends the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Elisabeth Moss attends the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Victoria Beckham (L) and Brooklyn Beckham onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ellie Goulding attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Sophia Bush attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Viola Davis attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Lupita Nyong'o speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Comedian Amy Schumer speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Professional soccer player Hope Solo attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Dascha Polanco attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Jennifer Hudson attends Glamour's 25th Anniversary Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Recording artist Jennifer Hudson performs onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Ballet dancer Misty Copeland speaks onstage at the 2015 Glamour Women of the Year Awards on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Professional tennis player Serena Williams attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Glamour editor in chief Cynthia Leive (L) and designer Rachel Zoe attend 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Iman attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: (L-R) Amy Schumer, Eve Hewson and Selena Gomez attend 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Crystal Renn attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Karlie Kloss attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Model Emma Heming attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Actress Goldie Hawn attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Glamour)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 09: Designer Jenna Lyons attends 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards at Carnegie Hall on November 9, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Glamour)
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