The Aussie babe took home the biggest accolade of the night for Outstanding Contribution, receiving a huge round of applause as she collected the gong from Scissor Sisters star, Jake Shears.
Dressed in a gold, glitzy Stella McCartney gown, Minogue said of her award: "I don't know how I ended up here when I started out in dungarees (in Neighbours) pretending I could fix a car. I nearly blew up my first car as I didn't realise it had water and oil and all that stuff."
Kylie added that she "hoped to become a better woman. Like my grandma. She's really my icon. I'd like to dedicate this to my grandma and mother".
Despite quitting The X Factor judging panel, Kelly Rowland was named TV Personality of the Year, with source telling The Metro that the 31-year old singer jetted back to London to collection the gong in person.
They claimed: "There was never any question that Kelly connected with the public. This award was voted for by the public."
"When she heard she won, Kelly wanted to fly straight back to say a big thank you to her British fans. She wanted to make sure there was no beef between her and them - she loves the British public."
Glamour Women of the Year 2012 Winners:
British TV Actress
Jessica Brown Findlay
Florence + the Machine
US TV Actress
Man of the Year
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