June 26, 2012 2:44 PM | By Emma Jones
Then & Now: Sexiest music stars of the '80s

Then and now these music stars still have the look



Then and now these music stars still have the look
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A commendable, but unlikely duo, Britney Spears and Adam Lambert have been named Billboard's sexiest woman and man in music for 2012. The newly appointed X Factor USA judge and Glambert beat hundreds of musicians to the title in a reader poll measuring the hottest current artists. Trailing behind Britters (who earned a whopping 45 per cent of the vote) was Lady Gaga, Beyoncé and Rihanna; while in the men's den, Glambert's 26 per cent lead was followed by Adam Levine, Justin Bieber and Enrique Iglesias.

It's quite the exclusive list, but considering Jon Bon Jovi is the only over 50 (he slides in at No. 7), we have to wonder how long the newbies can sustain their "hottest of the hot" status? Do the new breed of scintillating singers even hold a candle to the likes of Bon Jovi and the heartthrobs of yesteryear? Big hair, acid-wash jeans, the running man, spandex, David Hasselhoff ("Get back to your decade and stay there!") and computers that took cassettes -- what madness! The 1980s were the best of times and the worst of times, but boy did they produce a bunch of hotties. . .

21Comments
Jun 27, 2012 9:02AM
Jun 27, 2012 1:40PM
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Jon Bon Jovi, SEXIEST man alive, then Sebastian Bach, then Bret Michaels. Cutest ever would be my greatly missed Davy Jones of The Monkees from the 60's. Jon Bon Jovi just gets better with every passing day. His smile, just gets me everytime. WOW!! What wouldn't turn someone on about him. He is Sizzling Hot..then and now and always.

 

 

Jun 28, 2012 11:33AM
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'Slippery When Wet' ... "best album of the decade"? In a decade which gave the world 'Thriller', 'Hounds of Love', 'So', 'Born in the USA', '1984', 'Graceland', 'Stop Making Sense', 'Appetite for Destruction', 'Synchronicity', 'Licensed to Ill', 'Disintegration', 'The Stone Roses', 'Straight Outta Compton', 'The Joshua Tree', 'Purple Rain', 'It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back' .... Not to mention all the lesser-known albums that I personally love.

No disrespect to Bon Jovi, but you have got to be effin' ****ng me.
Jun 27, 2012 2:32PM
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I really likes the looks of bon jovi and his hair buti love the looks of tim mcraw also and there both voices/smile get me every time,i vote both of them SEXIEST man alive
Jun 28, 2012 12:58AM
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Sebastian Bach oh how i loved you...lol i was so excited when he became a regular on one of my favourite shows, Gilmore Girls
Jun 27, 2012 6:22PM
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Sting was born Gordon Sumner, not Summer. Not to be further confused with Andy Summers, his bandmate in The Police.
Jun 28, 2012 11:25AM
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Every single one of them still look incredibly HOT to me!!
Jun 28, 2012 12:57PM
Jun 27, 2012 9:16PM
Jun 28, 2012 12:57PM
Jun 27, 2012 6:46PM
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man i will always love his music , and man what a hunk back then , Bon Jovi grow your hair back !
Jun 29, 2012 6:19AM
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I'm not spam test test test tesxt
Jun 29, 2012 6:18AM
Jun 27, 2012 10:37AM
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Debbie Gibson NOW reminds me of Celine Dion...still very nice to look at..
Jun 27, 2012 10:32AM
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i had a major crush on bon jovi back in the 80s,now in 2012, i still like,and probably always will,but looking at Lambert,well,he is a sexy man,especially with those amazing blue eyes,and jet black hair,that just drives me nuts.
Jun 27, 2012 9:14AM
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Wanted Dead or Alive wasnt on SWW, it was on Young Guns(II?) soudtrack

 

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