Adam Lambert, Rihanna and Britney Spears Top Billboard Sexiest In Music Poll

The artists all feature in the new rundown from the music publication.

Former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert has been named as the sexiest male in music by Billboard.

The 'Never Close Our Eyes' singer was voted by fans ahead of the likes of Bruno Mars and Chris Brown.

The female list was topped by 'Toxic' singer and current X Factor USA judge Britney Spears as she edged out the likes of Lady Gaga and Bajan star Rihanna.

Other acts who featured on the rundown included Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine who came in at second spot with Canadian teen sensation Justin Bieber occupying third position.

The female rundown also saw new mum Beyonce, Katy Perry and Demi Levato feature with Nicki Minaj and country star Taylor Swift also making the top ten.

Rihanna features in the sexiest female list: (Picture: Armani)

Meanwhile, Adam Lambert is due to front a series of shows in London with rock band Queen next month.

Both Usher and teen sensation Jusitn Bieber kept fans satisfied at Capital FM's Summertime Ball this past weekend by both revealing their six-packs live on stage.

Justin Bieber stars in the sexiest male list:

You can check out who stared in the Billboard poll by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.