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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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1.735 3.274
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Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

2.762 3.821
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Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

2.082 3.525
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Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

1.299 3.043
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Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

1.745 3.647
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Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

1.029 1.383
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
warking2710 added Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

1.212 1.842
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Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

1.549 2.722
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Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

1.682 3.392
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Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

1.283 2.254
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Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

869 2.438
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Kylie Minogue Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

1.576 2.721
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Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

1.429 2.857
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Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

608 801
Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Abc1234 added Ariana Grande Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Pop rock

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1.126 1.422
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George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

1.130 1.703
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David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

1.697 2.365
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1.008 2.372
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Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

811 1.756
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Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

782 1.356
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Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

1.159 2.169
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Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

1.067 2.139
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Ricky Martin Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop

1.524 2.517
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Michael Hutchence Rock music

612 1.201
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Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

889 1.999
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Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

719 1.374
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Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

734 1.916
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Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

1.337 2.176
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Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

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714 1.361
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Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

660 1.497
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Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

1.066 1.911
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Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

325 496
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
CharlesHarrison added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

275 385
Demi Lovato is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Demi Lovato Indie pop, Blues-rock, Synthpop

1.021 1.719
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Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

1.020 2.083
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Janet Jackson Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

383 1.095
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Sheryl Crow Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

1.424 2.440
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Frogreanna added Simon Le Bon New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock - New Wave, synth pop, Rock  

741 1.787
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Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

280 748
Annie Lennox is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
slaft added Annie Lennox Blue-eyed soul, New Wave, Pop music

545 1.293
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Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

317 373
Stevie Nicks is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Coolza added Stevie Nicks Classic rock, Pop music, Rock music

487 1.128
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Faith Hill Country pop, Country

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366 1.014
Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

1.277 2.228
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MichelleChamblissBacon added Nigel John Taylor New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock - synthpop, New Wave, Rock Music  

466 775
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Olivia Newton-John Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock

656 1.241
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P!nk Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

497 948
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Nicole Scherzinger Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

472 1.027
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Fergie Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

397 824
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Skinnylover added Nelly Furtado Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music