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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2,600 3,522
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Elvis Presley Christian music, Pop music, Rock music

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1,563 2,963
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Jennifer Lopez Hip hop music, Pop music, Latin pop

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1,988 3,186
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Madonna Pop music, Rock music, Electronic music

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1,184 2,787
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Shania Twain Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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1,571 3,398
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Britney Spears Urban contemporary, Bubblegum pop, Synthpop

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999 1,627
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Freddie Mercury Pop music, Rock music, Rockabilly

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1,444 2,525
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Christina Aguilera Hip hop music, Bubblegum pop, Rock music

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1,314 2,531
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Rihanna Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Synthpop

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750 1,142
Selena Gomez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
warking2710 added Selena Gomez Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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799 2,258
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Kylie Minogue Synthpop, Rock music, Electronic music

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1,691 2,213
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1,157 2,111
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Jim Morrison Blues-rock, Rock music, Acid rock

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1,272 2,669
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Katy Perry Christian music, Synthpop, Rock music

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1,502 3,208
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Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

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1,008 1,585
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David Bowie Rock music, Psychedelic pop, Electronic music

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759 1,619
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Tina Turner Rock music, Dance-pop, Rhythm and blues

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909 2,240
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Gwen Stefani Hip Pop R&B, Synthpop, New Wave

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418 644
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

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887 1,305
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George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

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1,080 2,065
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Jon Bon Jovi Glam metal, Classic rock, Rock music

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1,470 2,427
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Michael Hutchence Rock music

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673 1,242
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Kurt Cobain Grunge, Alternative rock, Punk rock

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559 1,112
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Debbie Harry Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Wave

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779 1,840
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Taylor Swift Country pop, Pop music, Rock music

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1,012 2,051
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Ricky Martin Pop music, Latin American music, Latin pop

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660 1,806
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Avril Lavigne Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music

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1,260 2,094
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Adam Levine Pop music, Neo soul, Rock music

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993 1,830
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Enrique Iglesias Synthpop, Pop music, Rock music

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600 1,417
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Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

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942 1,643
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Justin Timberlake Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Pop music

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614 1,301
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Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

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656 1,295
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Lenny Kravitz Ballad, Neo soul, Rock music

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1,396 2,363
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Frogreanna added Simon Le Bon New Wave, Rock music, Alternative rock - New Wave, synth pop, Rock  

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979 1,997
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Janet Jackson Hip hop music, Pop music, Rock music

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360 1,001
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Sheryl Crow Blues-rock, Pop music, Rock music

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256 677
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

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355 943
Anastacia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
Anastacia Blue-eyed soul, Disco, Pop music

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681 1,701
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Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

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1,255 2,172
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MichelleChamblissBacon added Nigel John Taylor New Wave, Rock music, Pop rock - synthpop, New Wave, Rock Music  

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235 422
Lana Del Rey is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Sexiest Artists of All Time
CharlesHarrison added Lana Del Rey Hip hop music, Indie pop, Alternative hip hop

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486 1,235
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Carrie Underwood Country pop, Pop music, Contemporary Christian music

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449 1,068
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Faith Hill Country pop, Country

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430 725
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Olivia Newton-John Country pop, Pop music, Soft rock

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167 308
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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441 895
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Nicole Scherzinger Hip hop music, Synthpop, Pop music

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257 322
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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577 1,177
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Pink Hip hop music, Synthpunk, Pop punk

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356 769
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Skinnylover added Nelly Furtado Hip hop music, Rock music, Latin American music

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Robbie Williams Hip hop music, Swing music, Rock music