HELLO! was launched in 1988 by publisher Eduardo Sánchez Junco, owner and chairman of Spain's ¡HOLA! magazine. ¡HOLA! was created in 1944 by husband-and-wife team Antonio Sánchez Gómez and Mercedes Junco Calderón.
HELLO! has been a weekly magazine since 1988, quickly becoming a household name recognised for its exclusive celebrity access, accurate and positive reporting, as well as beautiful picture-led features and award-winning publishing philosophy.
In 2001 the digital platform of the HELLO! brand was launched with the website hellomagazine.com .The site reports up-to-the-minute royal and celebrity news. The daily content ranges from the latest happenings in Hollywood to breaking news about popular British talent. It features comprehensive picture galleries of royal events and red carpets, such as The BAFTAs and the Oscars. Hellomagazine.com has over 12 million unique users a month.
As well as celebrity news and exclusives, you will find A-list style fashion tips and style recommendations with High Street alternatives to high-end fashion, as well as the new beauty launches everyone’s talking about. You will find plenty of lifestyle advice too. HELLO! champions respectful coverage of celebrities and royalty alike and specialise in bringing exclusives to the world – making it a firm favourite with many stars who want to bring their baby and wedding news to the public.
2018 ACE/NMA – International Publication of the Year
2016 BSME Awards – Rising Star Awards: Best Stylist
2017 BSME Awards – Editor of The Year
2008 PTC Top Dog Awards – Commercial Director of the Year, Winner
2005 ACE – UK Magazine distributed Internationally, Winner
2004 PPA – Sales Pitch of the Year, Winner
2002 PPA – International Magazine of the Year, Winner
1999 BSME Awards – Best International magazine, Winner
1998 Marketing Week 20th Birthday Awards – Best Consumer Magazine, Winner
1996 The Press Circulation Awards – Consumer Magazine of the Year, short-listed
1995 International Press Directory – International Publishing Award to Eduardo Sánchez Junco
1992 The Press Circulation Awards – Circulation Excellence by a Consumer Magazine, Finalist
1991 The Press Circulation Awards – Circulation Excellence by a Consumer Magazine, Winner
1990 PPA – Consumer Magazine of the Year, Winner
Media Week Press Advertising Awards – Consumer Magazine of the Year, Winner
The Publisher – Best Front Cover, Winner
PPA – Consumer Magazine of the Year – Highly Commended
British Society of Magazine Editors – General Interest Magazine Editors of the Year, Winner
The Publisher Magazine Publishing Awards – Magazine of the Year, Runner-up
PPA – Consumer Magazine of the Year, Highly Commended
Media Week Advertising Awards – Consumer Magazine of the Year, Winner