25 Hottest Sex Symbols of 2014

From 'Broad City' babes and 'Gone Girls' to James Franco's little bro and the man channeling Christian Grey, the year's sexiest stars

FKA Twigs
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FKA Twigs

In her former life as Tahliah Barnett, background dancer, she logged time in videos for Kylie Minogue, Ed Sheeran and Jessie J. But after releasing a pair of EPs as Twigs – a nickname she earned from her fellow dancers because of the way her joints cracked – then adding the "FKA" (formerly known as) after another artist claimed the name, the 26-year-old Brit stepped directly beneath the spotlight. And, with her acclaimed debut LP1, she became 2014's brightest new star, working with collaborators like Arca, Dev Hynes and Paul Epworth to create a hushed, sensual sound all her own. Oh, and she also started dating some dude named Robert Pattinson, whoever he is.

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