popular opinion The Sexiest Artists of All Time  

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List Rules Successful artists known for their looks and sex appeal. Only individual people - no bands or groups.

If you've got it, flaunt it, and that's what these rock stars do. And for that they've been rewarded with the honor of sexiest artists of all time. Many of these artists have maintained their sex appeal for decades, take Madonna and Janet Jackson for example. Then there's rock gods like Bruce Springsteen and Sting, who still make hearts race during live shows. Many of whom are steaming up a new generation of music fans, while Britney Spears, Usher, and Justin Timberlake grew up with their fan base, artists like Trey Songz, Katy Perry, and Rihanna won over new music fans. And some of whom made your parents (or grandparents) melt with their steamy videos and performances like Elvis (he invented sex appeal in rock n' rolll) and Tina Turner. While some may no longer be with us, musicians like Aaliyah, 2Pac and Leslie Cheung will always be remembered for their massive sex appeal. Rock, pop, R&B, hip-hop, even country--it's all here. Steamy videos are included.
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Shakira Urban contemporary, Merengue music, Synthpop

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2,574 3,469
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Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

1,535 2,912
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Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

1,944 3,132
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Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

1,166 2,750
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Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

1,541 3,359
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Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

976 1,591
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Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

1,424 2,492
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Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

719 1,092
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
warking2710 added Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

1,689 2,180
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SimonaBenedetti added Marco Mengoni

781 2,222
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Kylie Minogue Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

1,266 2,503
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Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

1,144 2,084
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Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

1,240 2,638
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Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

1,467 3,175
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Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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994 1,557
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David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

749 1,589
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Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

890 2,215
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Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

880 1,283
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George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

1,463 2,411
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Michael Hutchence Rock music

1,070 2,046
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Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

378 616
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Abc1234 added Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

654 1,226
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Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

548 1,097
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Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

1,003 2,037
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Ricky Martin Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop

760 1,809
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Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

643 1,790
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Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

1,250 2,078
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Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

982 1,815
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Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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586 1,397
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Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

927 1,629
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Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

605 1,284
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Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

647 1,280
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Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

1,395 2,347
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Frogreanna added Simon Le Bon New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock - New Wave, synth pop, Rock  

967 1,979
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Janet Jackson Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

352 988
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Sheryl Crow Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

253 664
Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
slaft added Annie Lennox Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

353 930
Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

1,254 2,159
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MichelleChamblissBacon added Nigel John Taylor New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock - synthpop, New Wave, Rock Music  

671 1,683
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Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

473 1,226
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Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

422 713
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Olivia Newton-John Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock

444 1,054
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Faith Hill Country pop, Country

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219 412
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
CharlesHarrison added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

155 296
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

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Nicole Scherzinger Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

246 315
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Coolza added Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

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Robbie Williams Hip hop music, Swing music, Rock music

348 759
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Skinnylover added Nelly Furtado Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music

560 1,165
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P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk