Kills singer wins ahead of Hayley Williams and Shakira
Mosshart, who also sings in The Dead Weather, was bestowed the honour by NME.COM users, who rated her the hottest musical female around.
Last year Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O won the award.
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