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Luxury lingerie label, Victoria's Secret has revealed the names of the 2012 What Is Sexy? List celebrating the sexiest celebrities of the year. From Ashley Benson to Elizabeth Olsen and Beyoncé Knowles; the list includes the names of some of the hottest celebrities in the industry.

Topping the list as the sexiest actress is South African actress Charlize Theron known for her portrayal in films like The Devil's Advocate and Mighty Joe Young.

New mother Beyoncé Knowles was enlisted for none other than the sexiest mom of the year 2012. The 30-year-old gave birth to her first child, Blue Ivy Carter in January 2012. The RnB star was also named as the most beautiful woman by People's magazine earlier this year. The publication, which provides a list of the most gorgeous stars every year, gave Beyoncé the 2012 crown replacing last year's Jennifer Lopez.

"I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth," Beyoncé earlier mentioned after giving birth to Blue Ivy. "I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth."

The Victoria's Secret list also features names like Elizabeth Olsen as the Sexiest Up and Coming Knockout, actress Jessica Chastain for the Sexiest Smile and Diane Kruger as the Sexiest International Import.

This is the 7th annual list released by the luxury brand to name the hottest celebrities in the industry. To celebrate this, Victoria's Secret Angels Erin Heatherton, Doutzen Kroes and Lindsay Ellingson will host an exclusive VIP party on 9 May, 2012 at the new Los Angeles hot spot, Mr. C Beverly Hills.

In addition to this, inspired by the 2012 What Is Sexy? List, Victoria's Secret has curated collections of lingerie, swimwear, beauty, clothing and accessories so fans can get the sexiest looks for summer.

The summer collection features the new VS Knockout bra, a balconet push-up that gives amazing lift without the wires. To complete the Knockout summer look, Victoria's Secret introduces its new fragrance, Victoria's Secret Bombshell The Summer Edition.

Start the slideshow to catch a glimpse of the complete 2012 What is Sexy? List by Victoria's Secret: