Gary Barlow wins Celebrity Dad of the Year, teases Peter Andre

Gary Barlow must be giggling with glee after beating Peter Andre to be crowned Celeb Dad of Year.

Gary Barlow, Celebrity Dad of the Year 2012Gary Barlow is Celebrity Dad of the Year 2012. Copyright [Wenn]

So 2012 is shaping up to be quite the year for Gary Barlow.

The Take That star has been named Premier Inn Celebrity Dad Of The Year 2012.

This latest accolade comes in the same week that Gary Barlow is number one in the singles chart and album chart with the Diamond Jubilee record 'Sing'.

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Gary Barlow beat reigning Dad of the Year Peter Andre in a public vote.

Last night, Gary Barlow tweeted: "Ladies,gentlemen,lads,lassies and Peter Andre, I'm proud to tell you all that I've won 'Celebrity Dad of the year 2012' #GbArmyyourock"

Peter Andre replied this morning on Twitter: "Big Congrats to Gary B for winning father of the year. You deserve it pal. But hold on tight cos I'm coming back for it next year :) lol"

Gary BarlowGary Barlow is having an excellent 2012. Copyright [Wenn]

X Factor judge Gary Barlow, whose wife is expecting their fourth child, said: "I've been waiting for it for a long time. My kids are really excited and I don't think they can quite believe it. Being a dad is a really important part of my life and it means a lot to have won this award."

Gary Barlow is dad to Daniel, Emily, Daisy and has another girl on the way.

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He beat Jay-Z, Cristiano Ronaldo and David Cameron to scoop the title.

If rumours are to be believed, Gary Barlow has another title on the way: an OBE.

Congrats to Gary!