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2015 POPSUGAR 100

Taylor Swift Is the Winner of the 2015 POPSUGAR 100!

Welcome to the 2015 POPSUGAR 100! We've put together our list of the top celebrities of the year, taking into account their recent career successes, personal milestones, fan followings, and most importantly — your votes in all of our polls! We're now ready to reveal the list, which includes actors, musicians, public figures, and more. Past winners of the POPSUGAR 100 have included huge stars like Johnny Depp, Jennifer Lawrence, and Angelina Jolie. Can you guess who landed the No. 1 spot? Start reading to find out!

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Shia LaBeouf

Shia LaBeouf

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
All things considered, Shia LaBeouf has had a mesmerizing year. You may recall some questionable moves, like that live art exhibit or drunken behavior at Cabaret on Broadway and resulting arrest. But let's also not forget his stellar dancing in Sia's "Elastic Heart" music video and performance alongside Brad Pitt in Fury.
Jay Z

Jay Z

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Last Summer, Jay Z kicked off his On the Run Tour with Beyoncé, and the couple celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary in April, just two months after he and Beyoncé both cleaned up at the Grammys. Jay also teamed up with countless other big names in music to launch Tidal, a subscription music-streaming service aimed at paying higher royalties to musicians and songwriters.
Prince Harry

Prince Harry

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Prince Harry is making his second consecutive appearance on the POPSUGAR 100, and for good reason: he continued to charm us with his official appearances in Australia, New Zealand, and the Middle East. In May 2015, Harry became an uncle for the second time when his brother, Prince William, and Kate Middleton welcomed their daughter, Charlotte.
Jessica Biel

Jessica Biel

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Jessica Biel and her husband, Justin Timberlake, had an exciting year, welcoming their first child, son Silas, in April. The actress also reunited with her 7th Heaven castmates in September, and in March, she spent time on the New Orleans set of her upcoming movie The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.
Britney Spears

Britney Spears

POPSUGAR Score: 0
In addition to continuing her Vegas residency this year, Britney Spears launched a lingerie line, released a new song with Iggy Azalea, and debuted yet another new fragrance.
Matt Damon

Matt Damon

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
In 2014 alone, Matt Damon starred in George Clooney's film The Monuments Men and had a small role in Christopher Nolan's Interstellar. He's also managed to keep his personal life out of the spotlight and remains a dedicated family man when he's not gracing red carpets.
Will Smith

Will Smith

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
After lying low for a while, Will Smith burst back onto the scene in 2015 when he starred alongside Margot Robbie in Focus. He's also been filming the highly anticipated movie Suicide Squad, which is scheduled for an August 2016 release date. And while his professional life is on the rise again, Will's personal life has remained steady. He's going strong with his wife of 18 years, Jada Pinkett Smith, and they most recently showed adorable PDA on stage at BET's Black Girls Rock! event in March.
Seth Rogen

Seth Rogen

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Seth Rogen made headlines with his pal James Franco throughout the year, with the pair stripping for Jimmy Fallon's September birthday before stirring up controversy with their movie The Interview. Meanwhile, on a more personal note, Seth continued to raise awareness for Alzheimer's with his Hilarity For Charity organization.
Rosamund Pike

Rosamund Pike

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
Rosamund Pike dropped jaws — and for good reason — with her role as Amy Dunne in the big-screen adaptation of Gone Girl in October 2014. Not long after the film's release, Rosamund gave birth to her second child, son Atom, and her gripping performance earned her an Oscar nomination for best actress.
Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
Lady Gaga has been touring the world and promoting her latest album, Artpop, and she also managed to find time to release Cheek to Cheek with music legend Tony Bennett in the Fall. At this year's Oscars, Lady Gaga blew millions of viewers away when she performed an instantly iconic Sound of Music tribute. She also celebrated a major milestone in her personal life with her engagement to boyfriend Taylor Kinney.
Laverne Cox

Laverne Cox

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
In the past year, Laverne Cox has become so much more than just an actress; she's become a face for the transgender rights movement. She posed on the cover of Time magazine, she posed nude in Allure, and she covered Entertainment Weekly's first LGBT issue in 15 years. Beyond that, she produced a documentary on transgender youth and has continued to delight viewers with her role on Orange Is the New Black.
John Legend

John Legend

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
John Legend became an Oscar winner this year, thanks to his song for Selma, "Glory," which was a collaboration with rapper Common. John also continued to set new #RelationshipGoals on social media with his supermodel wife, Chrissy Teigen.
Madonna

Madonna

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Madonna's album Rebel Heart was released last March, and her new music proved that she's still the queen of pop. Madonna is currently gearing up for the Rebel Heart tour and has been keeping herself occupied with headline-making performances, such as her kiss seen around the world with Drake at Coachella.
Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
Nicki Minaj took the world (and the Internet) by storm last Summer with the release of her "Anaconda" music video. The rapper was also recruited for Beyoncé's "Flawless" remix as well as Jessie J's hit "Bang Bang." She released her third studio album, , in December 2014 and continued to heat things up with her supersexy outfits and performances.
Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Nick Jonas's solo career hit a high point last year with his hit song "Jealous," and that's just one of the reasons he's making his debut on the POPSUGAR 100! Nick had fans checking out his hot magazine spread in Flaunt, watching his music videos on repeat, and checking for his latest red carpet appearance with Olivia Culpo.
Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcomed their daughter, Wyatt, in October and are still keeping fans guessing about whether or not they secretly got married. Mila gushed about motherhood and tried to keep mum about those marriage rumors as she promoted Jupiter Ascending, which was released in February.
Prince William

Prince William

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Prince William welcomed his second child, Princess Charlotte, with Kate Middleton in May. He also started a new job as an air ambulance pilot after serving as a Royal Air Force search-and-rescue pilot until 2013.
Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Big-Screen Badass
After Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone packed on the PDA throughout Summer 2014, the couple took a break this past April, with Andrew spending time overseas to film Silence, a film directed by Martin Scorsese. Their split didn't last long, though, as Andrew and Emma were spotted hanging out again in May, and they've been seen out and about together multiple times since.
Kanye West

Kanye West

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Kanye continued his controversial antics, including his February feud with ex Amber Rose and his appearance on the Grammys stage after Beck's win. On the brighter side of things, in May, the rapper and his wife, Kim Kardashian, celebrated their second wedding anniversary, and in June, they announced they are expecting their second child together!
Ansel Elgort

Ansel Elgort

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
Ansel Elgort's fame exploded after the wild success of the onscreen adaptation of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars, which hit theaters at the beginning of last Summer. Since then, Ansel has continued his work in the Divergent movies and posed in magazine spreads galore. He also attended the Oscars and the Met Gala for the very first time this year, and this is his first appearance on the POPSUGAR 100!
Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Jimmy Kimmel and his late-night antics kept fans entertained throughout the year, with the hilarious host bringing the laughs thanks to his clever pranks and the awesome "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" series. In May, Jimmy brought his sense of humor to the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, too, channeling Justin Bieber as a member of Manny Pacquiao's entourage.
Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
As the fourth season of Girls aired on HBO, Lena Dunham continued to keep it real this year with her advice, passion for politics, and seemingly endless stream of witticisms. Her book of essays, titled Not That Kind of Girl, hit bookshelves last Fall and became a bestseller. Lena even appeared in Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" video, and her boyfriend, Jack Antonoff, helped Taylor produce her hit album 1989.
Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
This year, Gwyneth Paltrow showed divorcées everywhere how to remain friendly with your ex. After announcing their "conscious uncoupling" in March 2014, Gwyneth and Chris Martin were spotted on multiple dinner dates, family vacations, and group outings. Gwyneth began dating Glee cocreator Brad Falchuk last Summer, but she made the red carpet rounds solo to promote the action-comedy Mortdecai.
Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
Brad's big Fall release Fury was completely overshadowed by his surprise wedding to Angelina Jolie. The couple married in France in August with their children and a few family members in attendance. Brad and Angelina spent their "honeymoon" vacationing with their kids and then got to work filming By the Sea, Angelina's next directorial project.
Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
Julianne was the belle of award season as she was recognized for her work in Still Alice with an Oscar, a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA for best actress.
Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
What better way to change the conversation than get in on the joke? That's what Justin Bieber did this year, bringing on the laughs with his Comedy Central Roast. On a serious note, he apologized for his headline-grabbing behavior before bringing it all back to the music. Those carpool singing sessions with James Corden on The Late Late Show really did make us feel ready to give Justin a second chance.
Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Miley Cyrus does what she wants when she wants, and the past year was no exception. Last July, she was named No. 17 on Forbes's list of the most powerful celebrities, and she also founded the Happy Hippie Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed to rally young people to fight injustice facing homeless youth, LGBT youth, and other vulnerable populations.
Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
Chrissy Teigen kept us laughing this year with her hilarious Instagram snaps and Twitter musings. She made headlines last Summer after throwing out a drunken first pitch at an LA Dodgers game and graced the pages of Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue. Chrissy also scored a gig as the color commentator on the hit TV show Lip Sync Battle. The fun will continue in 2015 as Chrissy gears up to release her first cookbook. This year marks Chrissy's first appearance on the POPSUGAR 100!
Cameron Diaz

Cameron Diaz

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Cameron Diaz surprised everyone when she married Benji Madden in January, just weeks after news of their engagement broke and less than a year after they first went public with their relationship. Cameron also showed off her pipes with her first musical role in the remake of Annie.
Kate Hudson

Kate Hudson

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
Kate Hudson celebrated another year of happiness with her adorable family, which was well documented with pictures and videos on Instagram. She also starred alongside Zach Braff in Wish I Was Here last Summer.
Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
The world saw a lot of Ben Affleck this year (thanks in part to his brief nude scene in Gone Girl). Still, it was Ben's performance in the thriller that impressed us the most. Coming up next: the actor will show off those massive muscles he perfected to play Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which is slated to hit theaters next March.
Gina Rodriguez

Gina Rodriguez

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
Gina Rodriguez burst into the spotlight this year with a starring role in The CW's Jane the Virgin, which earned Gina her very first Golden Globe nomination — and win! — for best actress in a comedy. Gina gave an incredibly moving speech about wanting to be a hero for the Latina community, and she has continued to inspire us ever since.
Harry Styles

Harry Styles

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
It's been a tumultuous year for One Direction, with band member Zayn Malik leaving near the beginning of 2015. Nevertheless, Harry Styles and his other three remaining bandmates have remained resilient, touring the world with their new album, which hit stores in November and is called Four.
Joe Manganiello

Joe Manganiello

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
"Sexy" is a pretty appropriate word to describe Joe Manganiello's year! After finishing out the final season of True Blood, he couldn't help but show lots of PDA with new girlfriend and now-fiancée Sofia Vergara and showed off his impressive physique for Magic Mike XXL, which hits theaters this Summer.
Zoe Saldana

Zoe Saldana

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Zoe Saldana confirmed she was pregnant with twins and showed off her growing bump as she made the press rounds for Guardians of the Galaxy, which went on to be a box office smash. In January, she revealed that she'd given birth to two baby boys, and just a month later, she made her first postbaby appearance at the Visual Effects Society Awards. Zoe also walked the red carpet at the Oscars and is now gearing up to film the much-anticipated sequels to Avatar and Guardians of the Galaxy.
Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
It was a big year for Neil Patrick Harris, who tied the knot with David Burtka in a stunning September wedding before hitting the big screen in October's Gone Girl. In February, he bared all (literally) when he hit the stage to host the Oscars, and on social media, he and his adorable family continued to post the sweetest snaps. In the midst of it all, Neil starred in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway in the leading role through August 2014.
Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Ariana Grande became a household name with her Summer 2014 hit "Problem," which landed her a best female artist Teen Choice Award and a prime spot opening the MTV VMAs. Not to mention she turned 21, dropped her second album, started dating and broke up with Big Sean, and even performed during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. This is Ariana's first time on the POPSUGAR 100!
Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
While Kim Kardashian's entire family was in the spotlight over the past 12 months, she grabbed headlines for her sexy outfits, exciting pregnancy news, and short stint as a platinum blonde. She also released her Selfie book and was notably supersupportive of Caitlyn Jenner's transition. Next year is sure to be even bigger for Kim as she anticipates the arrival of her second child with Kanye West!
Ashton Kutcher

Ashton Kutcher

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
After welcoming baby girl Wyatt in October 2014, Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis seemed to be relishing their first year as parents together. At the beginning of the year, many began to speculate that the two had even gone so far as to get secretly married. Ashton also closed out his role on Two and a Half Men; the show ran for more than a decade.
Gisele Bündchen

Gisele Bündchen

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
Gisele Bündchen's year was full of celebrations and new beginnings. She became the face of Chanel No. 5 and supported her husband, Tom Brady, and the New England Patriots when they won the Super Bowl in February. In April, she walked her last-ever runway show during São Paulo Fashion Week, and she commemorated her 20-year modeling career by baring it all on the cover of Vogue Brasil.
Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
"Happy" may have been a 2013 hit, but it still played on radios across the world throughout the last year. Pharrell Williams even performed a special rendition of the jam at the Grammys in February. Pharrell also completed his second season as a judge on The Voice.
Zac Efron

Zac Efron

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
It was all about Zac Efron's new relationship with Sami Miró this year! The duo first sparked rumors in early October and showed PDA during a Halloween bash weeks later. They still made time for each other while Zac filmed Dirty Grandpa in the Spring, and she even joined him on location in Hawaii for Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates.
Rihanna

Rihanna

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
Rihanna released two singles this year, the turn-up anthem "B*tch Better Have My Money" and the country-tinged "FourFiveSeconds." She performed the latter with Kanye West and Paul McCartney at the Grammys in February, and she lent her voice to the March-released animated movie Home. In May 2015, she was named as the new face of Dior, starring in the brand's print and TV campaigns. She also made a triumphant return to Instagram, giving us tons of sexy snaps to pore over.
George Clooney

George Clooney

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
George Clooney had what was arguably his best year ever, and it's mostly all because of one stellar woman: Amal Alamuddin. After a whirlwind romance, Hollywood's most eligible bachelor got married in a lavish ceremony in Venice, Italy, in September. George later gushed about Amal during his 2015 Golden Globes speech, saying, "It's a humbling thing when you find someone to love. Even better if you've been waiting your whole life."
Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
Ellen DeGeneres kept busy — and kept viewers cracking up — with the 12th season of The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She's had huge celebrity guests from Justin Bieber to Michelle Obama and used the show as a platform to do good, spread laughs, scare the crap out of stars, and, of course, dance. Ellen and the gorgeous Portia de Rossi will celebrate seven years of marriage in August.
Lea Michele

Lea Michele

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Lea Michele may have wrapped up the final season of Glee, but she had plenty of other reasons to celebrate this year. She rang in her one-year anniversary with boyfriend Matthew Paetz in April, and she lined up a role in the much-anticipated Fall TV show Scream Queens.
Katy Perry

Katy Perry

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Katy Perry kicked off The Prismatic World Tour last May and has sold out stadiums across the world for the past year. She also had the honor of performing at the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show in February, which became the most watched and highest rated show in Super Bowl history.
Gigi Hadid

Gigi Hadid

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Gigi Hadid really became a household name over the last 12 months. Her modeling career was on fire, and she had the company of young Hollywood's hottest talent, like Kendall Jenner and Taylor Swift, to help her through her breakup with singer Cody Simpson.
Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Kevin Hart continued his comedy streak this year with his signature stand-up routines and roles in Get Hard, The Wedding Ringer, Top Five, and Think Like a Man Too. And let's not forget Kevin's hilarious turn hosting Comedy Central's Justin Bieber roast, where he was both the victim and the writer of some laugh-out-loud jokes. This is Kevin's first time appearing on the POPSUGAR 100!
Miles Teller

Miles Teller

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Miles Teller broke through this year with his standout performance in Sundance favorite Whiplash, which went on to be a staple during award season and helped earn Miles a spot on our list for the very first time. He also gave a badass performance in Insurgent and moved us with his speech about Shailene Woodley at the MTV Movie Awards. On top of all that, he helped save a pregnant woman's life at the beach in Miami in May! Stay tuned: things are about to heat up with the release of Fantastic Four in August.
Tina Fey

Tina Fey

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Funny Star
Tina Fey and her BFF, Amy Poehler, won over fans yet again with their hilarious turn hosting the 2015 Golden Globes, and in February, they both stepped out for SNL's 40th anniversary celebration. Meanwhile, Tina's new Netflix series, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, was released (and binge-watched) in March, with its lovable characters and quotable lines helping it secure a second season.
Kristen Bell

Kristen Bell

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
The past year has been all about family for Kristen Bell, who welcomed her second baby girl, Delta Bell, in December. Delta joined her older sister, Lincoln, who celebrated her second birthday in March. While Kristen has been working on her TV show House of Lies and enjoying her time as a mother, she was also part of some very exciting movie news this year: the Frozen sequel is officially a go!
Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Scarlett Johansson became a first-time mom when she gave birth to daughter Rose in August, and months later, it was revealed that she secretly married boyfriend Romain Dauriac. Scarlett's career was on fire, too, as she traveled the world promoting Avengers: Age of Ultron ahead of its May release before getting back to work as Black Widow in Captain America: Civil War.
Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
Reese Witherspoon turned heads this year with her involvement in two huge passion projects. She reminded everyone why she's one of the best when she starred in 2014's Wild, which she also produced. Her portrayal of a woman on a 1,000-mile journey in the California desert earned her an Oscar nomination. That wasn't the only book-to-movie adaptation she was involved in; she also produced the megapopular film Gone Girl.
Jared Leto

Jared Leto

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
Jared Leto lost his long locks in March, but his fans were just thankful it was for a good reason. The actor, famously selective about the roles he picks, committed to playing the Joker in Suicide Squad. It's not all work and no play for Jared, though — he went viral with the #JaredHugginLeto memes last Summer and got friendly with the Kardashian-Jenners at Paris Fashion Week in March.
Amal Clooney

Amal Clooney

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
All eyes turned to Amal Clooney in September 2014 when she married Hollywood's most famous bachelor, George Clooney. She was named the most fascinating person of the year by Barbara Walters and made her award season debut in January. In addition to being George's other half, Amal is a successful human rights attorney — Golden Globes hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler even called George a "trophy husband" in their hilarious monologue.
Keira Knightley

Keira Knightley

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
Keira Knightley starred in four films in 2014, including The Imitation Game, which earned her an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress. She hit the red carpet for award season alongside husband James Righton, and though she didn't take home any trophies, Keira received the best gift of all when she welcomed her daughter in May 2015.
Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
Benedict Cumberbatch has been a fan favorite for quite some time, but this past year really launched him into the spotlight. Benedict's role as Alan Turing in The Imitation Game not only earned him critical praise, but he also received his first Oscar nomination for best actor. On the personal side, Benedict married Sophie Hunter, and the two welcomed their first child together in June.
Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Female Star
Jessica Alba's year was marked with exciting milestones: she reprised her role as Nancy Callahan in the crime thriller Sin City: A Dame to Kill For last Summer, and in May 2015, she and husband Cash Warren celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary. As the founder of The Honest Company, Jessica covered the June 2015 issue of Forbes magazine, which estimated her business to be worth $200 million.
Bradley Cooper

Bradley Cooper

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
The world cannot get enough of Bradley Cooper, and the reason goes way beyond those adorable baby blues. American Sniper was a box office smash and earned Bradley his third consecutive Oscar nomination. All eyes were glued to his personal life, too; Bradley started a romance with model Irina Shayk after his split with Suki Waterhouse.
Adam Levine

Adam Levine

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Adam Levine started off his year with a bang by marrying Victoria's Secret model Behati Prinsloo in Cabo San Lucas in July. He also continued to charm America every week with his judging gig on The Voice. Adam's band, Maroon 5, also released their fifth album, V, which went on to have smash hits such as "Sugar" and "Animals."
Eddie Redmayne

Eddie Redmayne

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Eddie Redmayne was the sweet star of award season; his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything was recognized at every major show. After winning big at pretty much every show, he picked up the best actor Oscar, and in the middle of it all, he got married to his girlfriend, Hannah Bagshawe!
Meryl Streep

Meryl Streep

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite A-Lister
When does Meryl Streep not have a good year? The actress was once again nominated for an Oscar for her portrayal of a vengeful witch in Into the Woods. Her role also earned her nominations for a Golden Globe, SAG Award, and Critics' Choice Award.
Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Carrie Underwood had a big year, with both her family and her career. She became a mom for the first time, welcoming son Isaiah with husband Mike Fisher in February. In addition to headlining the 2014 Global Citizen Festival, Carrie was asked by Bono to front U2's World AIDS Day concert, won the Milestone Award at the Billboard Music Awards, was named by Time as one of the 100 most influential people in the world, and won her seventh Grammy.
Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite TV Star
In addition to wrapping her third season of The Mindy Project, Mindy Kaling made a smashing first appearance at the Cannes Film Festival. She's been promoting her new film Inside Out, in which she gives voice to the character of Disgust. This Fall will also mark the release of Why Not Me?, a collection of essays that will follow her memoir, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?
Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Stylish Star
Lupita Nyong'o wrapped up an epic 2014 by landing her first Vogue cover and being named Glamour's woman of the year. She made a memorable appearance at the Oscars in February, wearing a custom-made Calvin Klein gown that ended up getting stolen (and later found). Lupita made her Cannes Film Festival debut in May and is slated to make a return to the big screen as Maz Kanata in Star Wars: Episode VII.
Dakota Johnson

Dakota Johnson

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
This was the year Dakota Johnson made her mark on Hollywood, earning herself a spot on our list for the first time. Dakota made waves thanks to her leading role in Fifty Shades of Grey, which was a box office hit and will soon be a franchise. She also showed her versatility by hosting Saturday Night Live for her first time.
Kendall Jenner

Kendall Jenner

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Star Under 30
Kendall Jenner was one of the toughest Kardashians to keep up with this year, which is how she landed on the POPSUGAR 100 for the first time! She released a Topshop clothing line with sister Kylie Jenner, became the face of Estée Lauder, hit major runways at Fashion Week, and graced the pages of Vogue.
Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
Channing Tatum proved his acting chops this year with his dramatic turn in the Oscar-nominated film Foxcatcher. He also lent his voice to the animated film The Book of Life and entered the sci-fi realm with Jupiter Ascending. Channing's not leaving his dancing days behind, though; he's already gearing up for this Summer's highly anticipated release of Magic Mike XXL.
Chris Evans

Chris Evans

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Chris Evans had more than a few Captain America-worthy moments over the past year, including his unforgettable ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video and his sweet Super Bowl bet with pal Chris Pratt. He and the Avengers crew also suited up for the big sequel, and Chris has already begun shooting Captain America: Civil War. This marks Chris's first appearance on the POPSUGAR 100!
Sam Smith

Sam Smith

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Musician
Sam Smith is making his POPSUGAR 100 debut — and for good reason! Despite undergoing throat surgery this year, Sam still managed to dominate the music world. He wowed everyone when he performed "Stay With Me" at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards in August, and he took home four Grammys in February.
Jensen Ackles

Jensen Ackles

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Best Fan Base
Jensen Ackles just wrapped his 10th season as Dean Winchester on The CW's wildly popular TV show Supernatural. He finally joined Twitter last Summer, and he's already amassed more than a million followers in the time since. Jensen also continues to soak up sweet moments with his wife, Danneel Harris, and their daughter, Justice Jay Ackles.
Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

POPSUGAR Score: 0
Favorite Sexy Guy
Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes welcomed their first daughter, Esmeralda, in September, and by October he was back to work filming the crime thriller The Nice Guys. Ryan spent the first few months of 2015 promoting his directorial debut, Lost River, with multiple appearances and even his first few tweets.
Victoria Beckham

Victoria Beckham

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Favorite Stylish Star
Victoria Beckham continued to dominate the fashion world this year, showing her namesake collections on the runways at NYFW. The mom of four also celebrated a few family milestones; son Romeo completed the juniors' leg of the London Marathon, and husband David's 40th birthday was commemorated with an epic trip to Morocco that brought out Gordon Ramsay, Eva Longoria, and the Spice Girls.
Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp

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Favorite A-Lister
Johnny Depp's latest year was marked with movies and marriage. Johnny had a memorable cameo in Into the Woods before starring in Mortdecai earlier this year. In his personal life, after wearing his own diamond engagement ring to show his commitment to his longtime girlfriend, Amber Heard, the pair married on his private island in the Bahamas in February. Johnny is currently filming the latest installment of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise in Australia, and he will also reprise his role as the Mad Hatter in the Alice in Wonderland sequel, which is scheduled for release in May 2016.
Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon

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Favorite Funny Star
Jimmy Fallon kept up his viral-video streak with all sorts of hilarious late-night skits and an impressive performance on his new series Lip Sync Battle. In February, Jimmy returned to the SNL stage for the show's 40th anniversary. Jimmy also become a dad for the second time, welcoming his second daughter, Frances Cole, in December.
Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler

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Favorite TV Star
Amy Poehler said goodbye to Leslie Knope this year as she wrapped the final season of her hit show, Parks and Recreation. She also released her memoir, Yes Please, and hosted the Golden Globe Awards with Tina Fey for the third consecutive year.
Nina Dobrev

Nina Dobrev

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Favorite Sexy Female Star
Nina Dobrev made headlines this year when she made the surprising announcement that she was leaving her leading role on The Vampire Diaries after seven seasons. Nina also made an appearance on the big screen in Let's Be Cops and spent time traveling the globe with friends when she wasn't on the set.
Chris Pratt

Chris Pratt

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Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Thanks to a star-making year, this is Chris Pratt's first appearance on the POPSUGAR 100! After hitting the big screen in last Summer's Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris wrapped up his small-screen role as Andy Dwyer on Parks and Recreation, which aired its final episode in February. Chris kicked off the Summer on a very high note with the release of Jurassic World, which set the record for the biggest opening weekend in movie history.
Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

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Favorite Sexy Female Star
Sofia Vergara found love with Magic Mike star Joe Manganiello, and the two got engaged on Christmas Day. She and Joe became red carpet fixtures, popping up everywhere from the Oscars to the Met Gala. In May, Sofia starred in Hot Pursuit with Reese Witherspoon and became the first-ever Colombian actress to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Emma Stone

Emma Stone

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Favorite Funny Star
Emma Stone was a fixture throughout award season, snagging many nominations for her acclaimed role in Birdman, including her first Oscar nod for best supporting actress. She also made her Broadway debut as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, and most recently, she hit the big screen again in Aloha opposite Bradley Cooper. Meanwhile, her love life also made headlines, as she and Andrew Garfield took a break in April before reconnecting in late May.
Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

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Kristen Stewart took her acting career to a new level in the past year, with performances in Clouds of Sils Maria, Camp X-Ray, and Still Alice alongside Oscar winner Julianne Moore. On the personal side, Kristen has been nurturing her new relationship with Alicia Cargile.
Chris Hemsworth

Chris Hemsworth

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Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Just a few months after Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky welcomed twin boys, the handsome star won the title of People's Sexiest Man Alive. The big moments just kept coming, too; Chris made his Saturday Night Live debut in March, showed off his superhero good looks in May's Avengers: Age of Ultron, and is already creating buzz for his hilarious role in the upcoming reboot of Vacation.
Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley

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Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Shailene Woodley continued to kick ass this year with her starring role in Insurgent, and she's back on set to film the next installment of the Divergent trilogy, Allegiant: Part 1. At April's MTV Movie Awards, the busy actress was rewarded for all of her hard work, taking home not only the Trailblazer award but also the awards for best female performance, best kiss, and movie of the year — all for The Fault in Our Stars.
Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

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Favorite A-Lister
After a three-and-a-half-year absence from the big screen, Angelina Jolie made a triumphant return in Maleficent, which grossed an impressive $757.8 million worldwide. She then went on to direct the World War II biopic Unbroken, which earned three Oscar nominations. This marks Angelina's ninth consecutive appearance on the POPSUGAR 100!
Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

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Favorite Sexy Female Star
Jennifer Lopez brought her sex appeal to many a red carpet this year, including the Oscars, Grammys, and Met Gala. In September, she released the hit single "Booty" and dropped a supersexy music video featuring Iggy Azalea. She went on to star opposite Ryan Guzman in The Boy Next Door, and off screen, she reunited with boyfriend Casper Smart. It was also announced in May that Jennifer will be heading up a Las Vegas residency at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino.
Charlie Hunnam

Charlie Hunnam

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Favorite Sexy Guy
Say goodbye to Sons of Anarchy and hello to Charlie Hunnam's next chapter. With the actor's hit show over, Charlie has been lining up movie roles. Crimson Peak hits theaters in October, followed by The Mountain Between Us and his portrayal of King Arthur in Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur.
Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick

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Favorite Funny Star
Between Into the Woods and Pitch Perfect 2, Anna Kendrick and her killer pipes captured plenty of attention this year. The talented actress also appeared in Cake with Jennifer Aniston, making the award-season circuit with the cast, and her hilarious tweets kept fans laughing again and again.
Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson

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Robert Pattinson continued to focus on smaller movies this year, like The Rover and Maps to the Stars. He's hardly been out of the spotlight, though, thanks to his whirlwind romance with singer FKA Twigs. Their engagement was confirmed in April, followed by their first red carpet appearance as a couple at the Met Gala in May.
Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Favorite TV Star
Ian Somerhalder continued his work on The Vampire Diaries and supported various charities, but the last 12 months were all about his relationship with Nikki Reed. The couple announced their engagement in January, got married in April, and have been traveling the world showing their sweet PDA ever since.
Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington

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Favorite TV Star
It's certainly been a sweet year for Kerry Washington and her baby girl, Isabelle, whom she welcomed in May 2014 with husband Nnamdi Asomugha. Since then, she looks better than ever and continues to dominate on ABC's Scandal, for which she earned her second Emmy nomination. Kerry also accepted a Vanguard award at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards, where she made an empowering speech about acceptance and equality.
Beyoncé

Beyoncé

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Favorite Sexy Female Star
Beyoncé hit the road for her On the Run tour alongside husband Jay Z last Summer and released a deluxe version of her self-titled album in December. She kicked off 2015 with a performance at the Grammys, and she and Jay Z launched their Tidal music-streaming service in late March. In May, Beyoncé made a showstopping appearance at the Met Gala in NYC.
Jennifer Aniston

Jennifer Aniston

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Favorite A-Lister
This marks Jennifer Aniston's ninth consecutive appearance on the POPSUGAR 100! Her emotional portrayal in the 2014 film Cake earned her SAG, Golden Globe, and Broadcast Film Critics Association nominations as well as much critical acclaim. Jennifer isn't stepping away from comedies, though; she also reprised her role as a raunchy dentist in Horrible Bosses 2.
Kate Middleton

Kate Middleton

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Favorite Stylish Star
Kate Middleton whipped the world into another frenzy this year with multiple appearances during her pregnancy as well as many precious moments with Prince William and the adorable Prince George. All eyes were on Kate once again in May when she and William introduced the newest member of the royal family, a princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.
Justin Timberlake

Justin Timberlake

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Favorite Musician
In the past year, Justin Timberlake marked yet another major milestone — becoming a doting dad! He and his wife, Jessica Biel, welcomed their first child, son Silas, in April 2015. Justin hasn't put his career on hold, though; the singer appeared on Michael Jackson's second posthumous record, Xscape, on the song "Love Never Felt So Good," and he recently launched his own brand of tequila.
Jamie Dornan

Jamie Dornan

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Favorite Sexy Guy
Jamie Dornan jumped to number five on our list this year, thanks to his breakout role as Christian Grey in Fifty Shades of Grey. The film took the top spot at the box office in its opening weekend and had one of the biggest R-rated debuts of all time. Over on the small screen, Jamie continued his work on the hit BBC series The Fall.
Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

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Favorite Big-Screen Badass
Jennifer Lawrence didn't slow down this year, stealing the spotlight with The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 in the Fall and promoting Serena with her pal Bradley Cooper in March. Meanwhile, her rumored, on-and-off relationship with Chris Martin also captured attention throughout the year. As for her stunning style, she had several memorable red carpet moments, including an appearance at the Met Gala, where the actress served as an official event chair.
Blake Lively

Blake Lively

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Favorite Stylish Star
Blake Lively launched her lifestyle site, Preserve, last Summer, and she used the website to announce her pregnancy a few months later. Blake and her husband, Ryan Reynolds, welcomed their daughter, James, just before the New Year, and she returned to the big screen in April with the release of her romantic drama The Age of Adaline.
Emma Watson

Emma Watson

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Favorite Star Under 30
Emma Watson gave fans even more reasons to love her with multiple empowering moments this year. She gave a powerful speech about gender equality at the United Nations in September, and she threw her support behind the He For She campaign in March. Emma split from boyfriend Matthew Janney in December, but rumors about her possibly dating Prince Harry and Harry Styles kept the Internet very busy! But nothing compared to the explosion of excitement when it was announced in January that she had been cast as Belle in Disney's live-action Beauty and the Beast movie.
Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift

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Best Fan Base
Congratulations to our POPSUGAR 100 winner, Taylor Swift! There is no denying the singer had a huge year both personally and professionally. In August, the first single from 1989, "Shake It Off," became the Summer anthem, and she followed it up with even more hits like "Blank Space" and "Bad Blood." After an exciting award season during which Taylor picked up countless honors, performed with Madonna, and debuted the much-anticipated video for "Bad Blood," she kicked off her 1989 World Tour in May. Despite hitting the road, Taylor made plenty of time to hang with her famous crew of girlfriends and even went public with her relationship with Calvin Harris. In the midst of it all, she kept up her sweet interactions with fans and even shared her own personal struggles when she revealed her mom's cancer diagnosis on Tumblr in April.
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