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Kelly Brook named 'sexiest woman'
Kelly Brook
Brook, 25, came 14th in 2004
British actress Kelly Brook has been named the world's sexiest woman, in a poll of readers of FHM magazine.

The former Big Breakfast presenter beat Girls Aloud singer Cheryl Tweedy, with Angelina Jolie third and EastEnders actress Michelle Ryan fourth.

Other Britons to make the top ten were Abi Titmuss (7th), Tweedy's bandmate Sarah Harding (8th) and Welsh singer Charlotte Church (10th).

The survey attracted 3m votes from British readers of the magazine.

1. Kelly Brook
2. Cheryl Tweedy
3. Angelina Jolie
4. Michelle Ryan
5. Elisha Cuthbert
6. Britney Spears
7. Abi Titmuss
8. Sarah Harding
9. Beyonce Knowles
10. Charlotte Church
Brook ranked 14th in last year's poll, won by Britney Spears. Spears finished 6th this year.

Other homegrown stars to feature prominently included Rachel Stevens (13th), Jennifer Ellison (17th) and Keira Knightley (18th).

Eva Longoria, who plays Gabrielle Solis in Channel 4's Desperate Housewives, was the highest ranked new entry, making her first appearance in 11th place.

Kylie Minogue was placed 37th, while Jude Law's actress girlfriend Sienna Miller ranked 59th.

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