Alison Mosshart named Shockwaves NME Awards Hottest Woman

Kills singer wins ahead of Hayley Williams and Shakira

The KillsAlison Mosshart has won the Hottest Woman award at the Shockwaves NME Awards 2011.

Mosshart, who also sings in The Dead Weather, was bestowed the honour by NME.COM users, who rated her the hottest musical female around.

The other nominees were Metric‘s Emily Haines, Paramore singer Hayley Williams, Lady Gaga and Shakira.


Last year Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O won the award.

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