Sexiest Woman Megan Fox
Jun 23, 2009, 5:01 GMT
Megan Fox has been named the world\'s sexiest woman. EPA/PAUL BUCK
Megan Fox has been named the world's sexiest woman.
The 'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' actress topped the poll by FHMonline for the second year in a row, beating Jessica Alba into second place.
The brunette beauty is only the second woman to retain her crown in consecutive years, following in the footsteps of Jennifer Lopez who won in 2001 and 2002.
Scarlett Johansson came in third, beating Jessica Biel into fourth place.
Star of US TV show 'Californication' Madeline Zima polled fifth, making her the highest new entry on the list.
Model Adriana Lima climbed from last year's 36th spot to number six, while actress Anne Hathaway jumped 42 spots to ninth position.
'I Kissed A Girl' singer Katy Perry is a new entry at number 10, while 'Slumdog Millionaire' star Freida Pinto took the 25th spot.
Britney Spears stormed up the chart, catapulting from last year's number 100 to the 12th spot.
This year's chart was not just about young stars.
Flying the flag for the older woman are 42-year-old actress Salma Hayek in 29th position, 40-year-old 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston at number 50, and 42-year-old star Halle Berry in 61st place.
FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World poll is in its 15th year, and saw almost 10 million readers of the magazine worldwide vote this year.
FHM's 100 Sexiest Women In The World 2009 Top 10:
1. Megan Fox
2. Jessica Alba
3. Scarlett Johansson
4. Jessica Biel
5. Madeline Zima
6. Adriana Lima
7. Elisha Cuthbert
8. Heidi Montag
9. Anne Hathaway
10. Katy Perry