The Pirates of The Caribbean actor was honoured for his philanthropy at the event, held in Potsdam, Germany, which celebrates stars “who affected and inspired the German public that year”.
Bloom was handed the Charity Bambi Award for his work with the United Nations' UNICEF organisation, telling the crowd, "I've fallen in love with your country."
Meanwhile, Gossip singer Ditto picked up the trophy for Best Pop International during the ceremony, which was hosted by Hollywood actress Sarah Jessica Parker.
The Sex and the City star stunned the audience with three dress changes during the show, while Shakira wowed with a performance of her hit song Waka Waka (This Time For Africa), before she was presented with her own Golden Deer trophy.
German rock star Udo Lindenberg picked up the Lifetime Achievement Award, while a rare posthumous prize was awarded to late controversial director Christoph Schlingensief, who died of lung cancer in August (10).
Schlingensief passed away in Berlin, Germany on Saturday (21Aug10), two years after he was diagnosed with the deadly illness.
The star is best known for his provocative work in the theatre and movie business, shocking critics with films including 1989's A Hundred Years of Adolf Hitler, which covered the last hours of the Nazi dictator's life, and 1990's The German Chainsaw-Massacre.
His theatre work included his famous production of Hamlet in 2001 in Berlin which involved the controversial casting of neo-Nazi amateur actors. Schlingensief also established himself as an artist in recent years. He had been due to showcase his latest production S.M.A.S.H. at Germany's Ruhrtriennale festival but recently cancelled the show because of his ill health.
He is survived by his wife, costume designer Aino Laberenz.
The Blackest Heart director, who died on Saturday (21Aug10), was a respected name in Germany's theatre world.
His plays were often huge hits, despite their strong political messages.
Schlingensief also appeared in many German movies, such as Silentium, Freakstars and Gossenkind.