According To AskMen’s 11th Annual Poll
Vote Confirms that TV Stars are Among the Sexiest Women
Unconventional Beauty is Desirable in 2012 –
Lady Gaga, Rooney Mara, Katy Perry Voted to the List
Los Angeles, Calif. (January 31, 2012)””After more than 1 million votes were cast internationally, AskMen’s 11th Annual “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” list today revealed Modern Family‘s sultry Sofia Vergara as the No. 1 woman on the list. AskMen readers also desire women with an edge, voting super stars with unconventional beauty to the list including Lady Gaga, Rooney Mara and Nicki Minaj. Since its inaugural year in 2001, the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” has served as a snapshot of which female stars AskMen readers favor the most based upon the attributes that men want in a companion, such as intelligence, talent, character, and beauty.Leading lady Sofia Vergara commented: “I am so honored to be AskMen’s most desired woman this year. A big thank you to all the men who desire me.”For the second year in a row, television actresses dominated the list, with 22 TV stars claiming spots. Last year’s #1 vote went to Gossip Girl, Blake Lively, who held strong at #32 in 2012. Other TV stars include: Kim Kardashian (Keeping Up with the Kardashians; Kourtney and Kim Take New York); Zooey Deschanel (New Girl); Lea Michele and Dianna Agron (Glee); Nicole Scherzinger (The X Factor); Jennifer Lopez (American Idol) and Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls).This year’s list also highlights a new generation of leading women, such as superstar vocalist Adele, Tennis Star Caroline Wozniacki and George Clooney’s girlfriend, Stacy Keibler. Also among the 39 newcomers on this year’s list is Pippa Middleton, who just made the cut at No. 98. (AskMen readers much preferred her sister, Kate, who ranked No. 11.)”With more than a third of the women on this year’s list being first time honorees, it is clear that men are intrigued by women who are new on the scene,” says James Bassil, editor-in-chief of AskMen. “The 2012 Top 99 Most Desirable Women are an eclectic group ““ which explains the wide range in what today’s man finds appealing.”Completing the list for the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2012”:1 Sofia Vergara2 Kate Upton3 Rooney Mara4 Miranda Kerr5 Nicki Minaj6 Emma Stone7 Scarlett Johansson8 Kim Kardashian9 Rihanna10 Candice Swanepoel11 Kate Middleton12 Zooey Deschanel13 Mila Kunis14 Selena Gomez15 Daisy Lowe16 Katy Perry17 Emma Watson18 Lady Gaga19 Lea Michele20 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley21 Natalie Portman22 Kate Beckinsale23 Olivia Wilde24 Jessica Alba25 Emmanuelle Chriqui26 Minka Kelly27 Kristen Stewart28 Dianna Agron29 Hayley Atwell30 Kat Dennings31 Lara Stone32 Blake Lively33 Brooklyn Decker34 Jessica Gomes35 Amber Heard36 Kristen Wiig37 Anne Hathaway38 Sara Jane Underwood39 Beyonce40 Brittney Palmer41 Amanda Seyfried42 Alyson Hannigan43 Liu Wen44 Krysten Ritter45 Stacy Keibler46 Nicole Scherzinger47 Jennifer Lawrence48 Candace Bailey49 Penelope Cruz50 Carey Mulligan51 Bar Refaeli52 Jordana Brewster53 Gisele Bundchen54 Eva Mendes55 Christina Ricci56 Marisa Miller57 Georgia Jagger58 Freida Pinto59 Anais Mali60 Taylor Swift61 Tamara Ecclestone62 The Daily (Fix, Brief) Girls63 Michelle Williams64 Leryn Franco65 Olivia Munn66 Aubrey Plaza67 Irina Shayk68 Arianny Celeste69 Cheryl Cole70 Priyanka Chopra71 Adriana Lima72 Chanel Iman73 Lily Aldridge74 Kreayshawn75 Olga Fonda76 Kate Moss77 Zoe Kravitz78 Rose Byrne79 Caroline Wozniacki80 Demi Moore81 Elsa Pataky82 Sunny Leone83 Zoe Saldana84 Camilla Belle85 Maria Menounous86 Jessica Chastain87 Madalina Ghenea88 Emilia Clarke89 Lake Bell90 Berenice Marlohe91 Alessandra Ambrosio92 Adele93 Jennifer Lopez94 Elizabeth Olsen95 Lana del Rey96 Megan Fox97 Tina Fey98 Pippa Middleton99 Paz de la HuertaThe “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” of 2012 features women with an edge, voting a few notable stars that are known for their unconventional beauty: · Newcomer Rooney Mara transformed her look to become the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo“¦and enticed voters to name her the No. 3 spot on this year’s list. · Music icons have historically been known for their ever-changing looks, but Nicki Minaj (No. 5), Katy Perry (No. 16) and especially Lady Gaga (No. 18) took it to new heights, catching the eye of voters to find their way onto this year’s list.This year’s votes also show that age is just a number, as men included mature women, such as Demi Moore on the list.For exclusive videos, photos and comments from this year’s honorees, visit www.askmen.com. Up-to-date coverage of the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women 2011” can also be found on AskMen’s Facebook and Twitter.