Elle Macpherson, Kelly Clarkson and Monica Bellucci made sure it was ladies night in Vienna on Thursday (05Mar09) - by picking up trophies at the fourth annual Women's World Awards.
A host of international celebrities attended the glamorous bash in the Austrian capital to celebrate inspirational and talented women in a variety of fields.
Italian siren Bellucci walked away with the World Actress Award, while singer Anastacia scooped the prize for World Artist.
U.S. pop sensation Kelly Clarkson picked up the World Entertainment Award as she rides high in the U.S. charts with her comeback hit My Life Would Suck Without You.
Marianne Faithfull, whose career as a singer, songwriter, actress and diarist spans four decades, was honoured with the award for Lifetime Achievement.
And the glitzy event paid homage to famous fashionistas - Australian supermodel Elle MACPherson took the World Career award for her beachwear business, and Italian designer Angela Missoni won the prize for World Fashion.
Previous winners of the World Women Awards include Whitney Houston, Oprah Winfrey, Susan Sarandon, Mary J. Blige and Teri Hatcher.