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The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013  

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List Rules Film, TV and/or musicians who had breakout careers in 2013.

Who were the biggest breakthrough celebrities of 2013? The year brought a ton of fresh faces to the celebrity scene. This list includes great breakout artists in movies, television and in the music industry. Be sure to vote up the celebs that you feel made the biggest impact on pop culture in 2013, and vote down any that you don't think deserve a place of honor on this list. Also, if your favorite breakthrough celeb of 2013 is missing, add them by all means.

In terms of great breakthrough actors of 2013, the choices are excellent. Actress Lupita Nyong'o blew everyone away with her gut-wrenching performance in one of the year's best films, '12 Years a Slave.' The same can be said for Michael B. Jordan, who gave a monster performance in another critically acclaimed film, 'Fruitvale Station.' And yes, Henry Cavill certainly swooped in and got everyone's attention with his portrayal of Superman in the 2013 blockbuster movie 'Man of Steel.'

Music-wise, some of the biggest breakthrough artists of 2013 include Ariana Grande, Robin Thicke (sure, he was famous over the pond but "Blurred Lines" put him on the map in the U.S.), Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis and of course, Ylvis, for giving us "The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)."

Television also saw it's fair share of new talent, including the new ladies of 'Saturday Night Live,' Cecily Strong and Kate McKinnon. Taylor Schilling and Uzo Aduba are just two of the wonderful breakout stars from the hugely popular Netflix original series 'Orange is the New Black,' and Tatiana Maslany's celebrity soared thanks to her mind blowingly great work in 'Orphan Black.'
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Hugh Dancy is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
RazzleDazzle(Crimsonny) added age 43
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Lupita Nyong'o is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 35
12 Years a Slave
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Lorde is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 22
Singer, "Royals"
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Ariana Grande is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 25
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Henry Cavill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 35
Man of Steel
6
Charlie Hunnam is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 38
Pacific Rim, Sons of Anarchy
7
Jennifer Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
MaríaPazHerrera added age 28
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Pharrell Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
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Taylor Schilling is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 31
Orange is the New Black
10
Sarah Hyland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
BobbyMoore added age 28
11
Margot Robbie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 28
The Wolf of Wall Street
12
Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 41
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Cecily Strong is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 35
Saturday Night Live
14
Sam Claflin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 32
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
15
Chloe Bennet is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 26
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
16
Michael B. Jordan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 28
Fruitvale Station
17
Macklemore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
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Jamie Dornan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 36
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Uzo Aduba is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Orange is the New Black
20
Tatiana Maslany is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
age 30
Orphan Black
21
Barkhad Abdi is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
Barkhad Abdi
Captain Phillips
22
Disclosure is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
JoyGerardi added Disclosure
Fantastic electronica. Breakout U.K. group...
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Austin Mahone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
mecka2002 added age 22
cutest singer on earth
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Ylvis is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
"The Fox (What Does the Fox Say)"
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Aloe Blacc is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Biggest Breakthrough Celebrities of 2013
CalebKyle added Aloe Blacc