Tulisa Contostavlos Crowned Sexiest Woman In The World 2012

2 May 2012, 00:01

FHM magazine unveils its top 100 countdown, which also features Cheryl Cole and Rihanna.

Tulisa Contostavlos has been named the sexiest woman in the world by readers of FHM magazine.

The N-Dubz star, who is currently at number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 with her debut solo single 'Young', beat the likes of Rihanna and former winner, model Rosie Huntington Whitley to take the honour.

Speaking about the award, Tulisa said: "Thank you so much for voting for me. It's a true honour and definitely a lovely confidence boost.

"I'm proud of me and I am who I am. I know that I'm marmite and I wouldn't wanna be anything less or anything more, I'm just myself.

She added: "I believe in embracing being sexy but I'm not one to agree with stripping off for the cameras, I like to be more subtle than that as these shots show. This is an award that will stay on the mantelpiece probably for the rest of my life."

Two-time winner of the accolade Cheryl Cole is at number two, while Rihanna is at number three in the 2012 countdown.

FHM sexiest woman in the world 2012 cover

Other music stars that featured on the list included Katy Perry (6), Pixie Lott (12), Mollie King (14) and Jessie J (16). The Saturdays' Frankie Sanford also came inside the top 20 at number 19.

Lana Del Rey, Beyonce and Nicole Scherzinger also made it into the top 100 – check out their positions by clicking the gallery below.

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    One Kiss artwork
  2. 2
    No Tears Left To Cry artwork
  3. 3
    I'll Be There artwork
  4. 4
    In My Blood artwork
  5. 5
    Flames artwork
  6. 6
    2002 artwork
  7. 7
    This Is Me artwork
  8. 8
    Answerphone artwork
  9. 9
    Girls artwork
  10. 10
    If You're Over Me artwork
  11. 11
    Familiar artwork
  12. 12
    Nice For What artwork
  13. 13
    Back To You artwork
  14. 14
    This Is America artwork
  15. 15
    These Days artwork
  16. 16
    Make Your Own Kind of Music artwork
  17. 17
    Better Now artwork
  18. 18
    Solo artwork
  19. 19
    Feel It Still artwork
  20. 20
    Lullabye artwork
  21. 21
    Freaky Friday artwork
  22. 22
    I Like It artwork
  23. 23
    The Middle artwork
  24. 24
    Meant to Be (feat. Florida Georgia Line) artwork
  25. 25
    Bad Vibe artwork
  26. 26
    First Time artwork
  27. 27
    Love Lies artwork
  28. 28
    Say Something artwork
  29. 29
    God's Plan artwork
  30. 30
    Mad Love (feat. Becky G) artwork
  31. 31
    Paradise artwork
  32. 32
    Where Were You In The Morning? artwork
  33. 33
    Fall in Line (feat. Demi Lovato) artwork
  34. 34
    German artwork
  35. 35
    Psycho artwork
  36. 36
    For You artwork
  37. 37
    Friends artwork
  38. 38
    IDGAF artwork
  39. 39
    All The Stars artwork
  40. 40
    No Roots artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
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