Taylor Swift, Julianne Hough Return to Maxim’s Hot 100 List
What do country darlings Taylor Swift and Julianne Hough have in common with the newly-minted Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, actress Megan Fox and model Bar Rafael? Their good looks have earned them all a spot on Maxim’s Hot 100 list for 2011.
Taylor is the highest country star on the countdown, coming in at No. 20, while Julianne claims the 48th slot. Actress and model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley is Maxim’s No. 1 hottie, followed by actress and model Olivia Munn at No. 2 and singer Katy Perry rounding out the top three.
Taylor and Julianne have appeared on Maxim’s annual Hot 100 list the last four years in a row. This year, Taylor jumped 11 positions, from landing at No. 31 last year, while Julianne fell three spots from her previous ranking at No. 45. The blond beauties also joined actress Gwyneth Paltrow, as well as Carrie Underwood, Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert and Kellie Pickler on Maxim’s ranking of Hottest Women of Country Music earlier this year.
Taylor kicks off the United States leg of her Speak Now tour at the end of this month, when she performs in Omaha, Neb. on May 27. She will also close the show at Nashville’s CMA Music Fest on June 12. Keep track of her tour schedule here.