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In Pictures: Tulisa Contostavlos is FHM Sexiest Woman in the World 2012

Published 02/05/2012

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Jessica Jane Clement arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London
Laura Whitmore arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Helen Flanagan arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Helen Flanagan arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh arrive at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Emily Atack arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Georgia Salpa arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Jessica Lowndes arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Hofit Golan arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Jessica Jane Clement arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jessica Lowndes attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Amal Fashanu attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh attend a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Emily Atak attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jessica Jane Clement attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jessica Jane Clement attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Georgia Salpa attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Jessica Jane Clement attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Professor Green and Millie Mackintosh attend a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 01: Caggie Dunlop attends a party to celebrate FHM's annual poll of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World at Proud Bank on May 1, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Tim Whitby/Getty Images)
EMBARGOED TO 0001 WEDNESDAY MAY 2. File photo dated 25/01/12 of Tulisa Contostavlos, who has been named the world's sexiest woman. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Wednesday May 2, 2012. See PA story SHOWBIZ Sexiest. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Esme Denters arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Amal Fashanu arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
Millie Mackintosh arrives at the FHM 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2012 launch party at Proud Bank in London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday May 1, 2012. Photo credit should read: Ian West/PA Wire
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8. Kelly Brook
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7. Marisa Miller
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6. Brooklyn Decker
6. Brooklyn Decker
6. Brooklyn Decker
5. Olivia Wilde
5. Olivia Wilde
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4. Megan Fox
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3. Rihanna
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3. Rihanna
2. Katy Perry
2. Katy Perry
2. Katy Perry
2. Katy Perry
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
1. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
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Tulisa Contostavlos has usurped Rosie Huntington-Whiteley and Cheryl Cole to be named the world's sexiest woman.

The 23-year-old X Factor judge, who recently hit the headlines when a sex tape appeared online showing her sharing an "intimate moment" with a former boyfriend, tops the annual FHM list.

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Two-time winner Cheryl takes second place, followed by pop star Rihanna and glamour model Rosie Jones.



Model and Transformers star Rosie drops down to 18th place from top of the list in 2011.



"I'm proud of me and I am who I am. I know that I'm Marmite and I wouldn't want to be anything less or anything more, I'm just myself," Tulisa said.



"This is an award that will stay on the mantelpiece probably for the rest of my life."



Irish model and Celebrity Big Brother contestant Georgia Salpa is fifth, followed by US pop star and Russell Brand's ex Katy Perry.



Actress Megan Fox, glamour model Keeley Hazell, Friends With Benefits star Mila Kunis and Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack complete the top 10 in the list, voted for by FHM readers.



The Top 20

1. Tulisa

2. Cheryl Cole

3. Rihanna

4. Rosie Jones

5. Georgia Salpa

6. Katy Perry

7. Megan Fox

8. Keeley Hazell

9. Mila Kunis

10. Emily Atack

11. Pippa Middleton

12. Pixie Lott

13. Daisy Lowe

14. Mollie King

15. Millie Mackintosh

16. Jessie J

17. Zooey Deschanel

18. Rosie Huntington Whiteley

19. Frankie Sandford

20. Kelly Brook

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