The 100 Hottest Women of 2010: 60-41

60. Katy Perry

Who is she? Katy is an American musician best known for her catchy hits such as ‘Waking Up in Vegas’ and ‘Hot N’ Cold’.

Why Katy made the list: When you have a face like Zooey Deschanel, a voice like pop radio has never heard, and your most popular lyrics include “I kissed a girl and I liked it”, you are bound to make someone’s list. After a string of pop hits this past year, Katy came zooming onto the music scene and she hasn’t slowed down since. She may be dating funny man Russell Brand, but that doesn’t mean we can’t admire her beauty.

59. Felicia Day

Who is she? Felicia is an actress best known for her work on ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog’.

Why Felicia made the list: So you might not recognize her from TV or Film, but that doesn’t mean Felicia isn’t getting work. Chosen as Joss Whedon’s most recent muse, Felicia is currently playing in ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-A-Long Blog’ alongside Neil Patrick Harris and Nathan Fillion. She’s funny, she sings, and she’s beautiful. What more could you want?

58. Audrina Patridge

Who is she? Audrina Patridge is a reality starlet known for her work on ‘The Hills’.

Why Audrina made the list: As far as beauty goes, ‘The Hills’ doesn’t have a whole lot to offer ever since LC hit the road. But Audrina is doing a great job looking gorgeous and rolling her eyes. Every week, boyfriends who are forced to watch ‘The Hills’ are at least treated by Audrina’s scantily-clad presence, which is reason enough to make this list.

57. Gina Torres

Who is she? This New York born beauty is best known for her work on the hit sci-fi show, ‘Firefly’.

Why Gina made the list: Gina might not be one of the most well known women to grace our fine list, but she is certainly one of the most beautiful. 2010 promises to be a big year for Gina, as she’ll take on the role of Super Woman in the film adaptation of The Justice League.

56. Rachel McAdams

Who is she? This Canadian born actress is best known for her roles in ‘The Notebook’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’.

Why Rachel made the list: Over the past few years, Rachel as proven that she has exactly what it takes to be a leading lady in Hollywood these days. With her stunning good looks, her ability to play comedic or dramatic, and her general understanding of film, Rachel has taken on role after role. After snagging the lead in ‘Sherlocke Holmes’, you can bet she won’t be going anywhere for a long time.

55. Angelina Jolie

Who is she? Angelina is best known for her charity work and her amazing acting career.

Why Angelina made the list: Why wouldn’t Angelina make the list? She is gorgeous, she kicks ass, and she’s currently living with “man’s man” Brad Pitt. All Angelina needs to do is pose for Playboy and her status as “every man’s fantasy” will be cemented.

54. Mila Kunis

Who is she? Mila Kunis is a Ukrainian born actress best known for her work on ‘That 70’s Show’ and in the hit comedy, ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’.

Why Mila made the list: After years of falling in love with Mila as she portrayed Jackie on ‘That 70’s Show’, her loyal fans were rewarded with her smokin’ hot body in ‘Forgetting Sarah Marshall’. Kunis played every man’s vacation dream girl, as she played a receptionist in Hawai’i who falls for a hotel guest. This exotic beauty has shown time and time again why she deserves such an honor, and who are we to deny her place on our hot 100?

53. Eva Longoria Parker

Who is she? Eva Longoria Parker is an actress best known for her work on ABC’s hit, ‘Desperate Housewives’.

Why Eva made the list: Every Sunday night on ‘Desperate Housewives’, America gets to witness something truly remarkable. It isn’t an original storyline or an Oscar worthy performance. It is Eva Longoria Parker in whatever skin tight, eye popping get up wardrobe has placed her in. So not only do we shout out to Eva, her trainer, her yoga instructor, and everyone else in charge of keeping her in shape, we throw a little “hello” and “thanks” to the wardrobe department.

52. Zooey Deschanel

Who is she? Zooey Deschanel, the little sister of ‘Bones’ actress Emily Deschanel, is best known for her roles in ‘Elf’ and ‘(500) Days of Summer’

Why Zooey made the list: This earth-loving beauty comes in at number 52 on our countdown, but only because the middle of the pack happened to be very beautiful. Zooey, who first caught the public’s attention as she played in ‘Elf’ is not only a talented actress, but a beautiful singer. Deschanel recently married Deathcab for Cutie frontman Ben Gibbard, but that doesn’t mean we can’t be jealous, right?

51. Brittney Snow

Who is she? Brittney Snow is most famous for her roles in ‘Hairspray’ and ‘Prom Night’.

Why Brittney made the list: This blonde bombshell is the absolute definition of perfection. Her beautiful face, her rocking body, and adorable demeanor show that she is more than just an actress, she is a girl next door. If you’re looking for the kind of girl to take home to your mother, look no further gentlemen.

50. Freida Pinto

Who is she?: Freida is an Indian actress who broke onto the scene as Latika in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’.

Why Freida made the list: After her breakout performance in ‘Slumdog Millionaire’, Pinto was catapulted into fame. She is currently the highest paid actresses and one of the most desired actresses in Hollywood. Her stunning looks and amazing body bring Freida in to our list at number 5.

49. Padma Lakshmi

Who is she: The host of the Emmy Nominated reality show, Top Chef

Why Padma made the list: Not only can she anchor one of the best reality shows on television, she’s no stranger to the camera. Padma began her modeling career at the age of 16 and her latest spread, posing nude of Allure magazine in 2009, made headlines. While filming Season 7 of Top Chef, the co-host announced that she was pregnant with her fist child. The father of the child still remains a mystery but we’re sure that Padma will look fabulous during and after her pregnancy.

48. Heidi Klum

Who is she? Heidi is the Top-grossing Supermodel of 2009

Why Heidi made the list: This busy mother of 4, yes 4, hasn’t slowed down at all over the last few years, in fact she barley has a free moment. With an Emmy-Award wining reality show, Project Runway, a still jam-packed modeling schedule and of course family time, Heidi can do it all. Don’t think that Heidi does it all for the free swimwear, she ranked second this year on Forbes Top-Earning Supermodels, making a cool $16 million in 2009.

47. Natalie Portman

Who is she? Best known for her roles in ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Closer’

Why Natalie made the list: Coming off her amazing performance in ‘Brothers’ this year, Natalie once again reminded us why she’s one of the top talents in Hollywood. In her time aware from acting, Natalie completed a degree in Psychology from Harvard University. Known for her Vegan lifestyle, Natalie is an avid supporter of PETA as well as several other humanitarian efforts. Natalie proves once and for all, you can be gorgeous, talented and incredibly smart all at the same time.

46. Erin Andrews

Who is she? ESPN Sideline reporter

Why Erin made the list: Erin Andrews, may have had one of the worst years of any celebrity. After a stalker followed the blonde reporter on a tour of 3 cities, he finally was able to record Erin through the peep-hole of her Nashville, Tennessee hotel room. Calling the situation “a nightmare” Erin carried on, asking the tough questions on the sidelines of some of the biggest sporting events of 2009. Erin is the reigning 3-year champ for Playboy’s Hottest Sportscaster.

45. Tricia Helfer

Who is she? The hottest member of Battlestar Galactica

Why Tricia made the list: For all of you Sci-Fi/Fantasy junkies out there, Tricia has been knocking your socks off for the last several years with her role on Battlestar Galactica. With a modeling career that has spanned more than 15 years, Tricia was one of the hottest women of the past decade. With ‘Battlestar’ wrapping in March 2009, Tricia is looking for new opportunities to make her way into your television set.

44. Penelope Cruz

Who is she? Spanish actress best known for her work in ‘Vicky Cristina Barcelona’ and ‘Volver’

Why Penelope made the list: The gorgeous Penelope Cruz continues to wow us with her amazing looks and her fabulous work. Always choosing her next screenplay carefully, Penelope is considered one of Hollywood’s most amazing female talents. Her latest piece, the film version of the musical ‘Nine’ shows her singing abilities along-side fellow Academy Award winners, Daniel Day-Lewis and Nicole Kidman.

42. Rihanna

Who is she? Grammy Award winner singer, songs like ‘Umbrella’ and ‘Take a Bow’

Why Rihanna made the list: Following her turbulent break-up with R&B star, Chris Brown, Rihanna took a break from the limelight in the beginning of 2009. Finally breaking her silence this summer, Rihanna pushed through the controversy and finished her latest album, Rated R. This Caribbean beauty has sold over 15 million albums and is showing no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

41. Blake Lively

Who is she? Blake Lively is an American Actress best known for her work as Serena on the hit TV show, ‘Gossip Girl’.

Why Blake made the list: Just because you’re born into any industry doesn’t always guarantee you success in that field. But Blake Lively is the prime example of working hard at your craft, no matter what, and where that work can get you. Between her awesomely good looks and her realist portrayal of a New York socialite, Lively has reached a whole new level of fame this year, which is bound to grow in 2010.

41. Gisele Bundchen

Who is she? Supermodel and wife to NFL star, Tom Brady

Why Gisele made the list: Even pregnancy couldn’t slow down Gisele and her amazing body. Taking a few months off, Mrs. Tom Brady, will no doubt be back on the runway soon. Thought to be one of the most powerful people in the fashion industry, this 29-year old is worth an estimated $150 million dollars. Hopefully she had Tom sign an iron-clad prenup. You would hate to see all that hard-earned money go to waste.

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