The Victoria's Secret supermodel beat out Beyoncé, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, and Mila Kunis
Maxim Magazine voters have chosen Victoria Secret model Candice Swanepoel as its 2014 hottest woman in the world.
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The magazine announced the news on Twitter, with a photo of Swanepoel sizzling on the beach.
"It's a huge honour to be Maxim's No. 1, among so many beautiful and talented women! It's a great feeling," she told the publication.
The magazine also released a statement about the reason behind choosing her as the most beautiful woman in the world.
"Candice Swanepoel is the ideal embodiment of the new Maxim brand: stunning, sophisticated, elegant," Maxim's Creative Director Paul Martinez tells Yahoo. "It's not only her flawless beauty and effortless grace that have garnered her the coveted 2014 Hot 100 Number 1 placement, but also her business acumen. She has risen to become one of the world's top supermodels and has transcended the accolade to become a global brand. It's hard to imagine a woman more perfect."
The 25-year-old Victoria's Secret supermodel was followed by Scarlett Johansson at No. 2 and Katy Perry at No. 3.
The top 10 was rounded out by (in order) Irina Shayk, Jennifer Lawrence, Zooey Deschanel, Alessandra Ambrosio, Jessica Alba, Mila Kunis, and Cara Delevingne.
Swanepoel takes the throne from Miley Cyrus, who,dropped to no. 25 on the list.
The blond super model also received a big honor when she got to wear the $10 million Fantasy Bra during the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Gisele Bündchen, Miranda Kerr, and Alessandra Ambrosio were her predecessors.
The South African beauty — who does work for Versace, Juicy Couture, and Max Factor — came in at number 9 on Forbes's list of the highest paid models of 2013 with an estimated earnings of $3.3 million.