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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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2,657 3,623
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Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

1,620 3,078
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Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

2,024 3,312
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Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

1,224 2,876
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Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

1,636 3,485
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Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

1,075 1,703
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Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

856 1,228
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
warking2710 added Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

1,398 2,595
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Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

1,488 2,597
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Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

823 2,322
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Kylie Minogue Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

1,197 2,163
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Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

1,564 3,268
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Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

1,064 1,335
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George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

1,327 2,733
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Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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1,694 2,271
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1,053 1,629
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David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

780 1,668
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Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

482 699
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Abc1234 added Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

939 2,282
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Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

1,102 2,105
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Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

717 1,275
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Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

1,488 2,453
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Michael Hutchence Rock music

576 1,139
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Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

1,029 2,077
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Ricky Martin Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop

827 1,896
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Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

692 1,838
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Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

655 1,321
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Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

623 1,436
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Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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1,285 2,117
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Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

1,016 1,859
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Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

674 1,316
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Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

969 1,663
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Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

997 2,021
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Janet Jackson Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

369 1,027
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Sheryl Crow Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

1,406 2,385
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Frogreanna added Simon Le Bon New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock - New Wave, synth pop, Rock  

263 698
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

699 1,720
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Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

258 444
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
CharlesHarrison added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

359 964
Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

504 1,249
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Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

199 324
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

1,262 2,189
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MichelleChamblissBacon added Nigel John Taylor New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock - synthpop, New Wave, Rock Music  

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462 1,085
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Faith Hill Country pop, Country

277 333
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Coolza added Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

442 738
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Olivia Newton-John Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock

607 1,192
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P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

455 908
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Nicole Scherzinger Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

425 977
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Fergie Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

368 785
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Skinnylover added Nelly Furtado Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music