As embarrassing as it is to admit, there are probably dozens of celebrity posters plastered all over your bedroom walls and treasured movies and albums hidden safely under your bed. Sometimes you spend all day surfing the Internet for photos of your crush, and you've probably even had dreams of being a celebrity spouse! Here’s a list of the top 13 heartthrobs throughout the decades – see if your favourites made the list!
They rose to fame during 2007/2008, appearing in various Disney shows and movies such as Hannah Montana, Camp Rock and Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam. They appeared on many soundtracks and have helped other celebrities with their music as well. They have released four albums with another coming in the future. Their talent and good looks have made them so popular that two brothers have branched out and become solo artists. At this rate, they won’t be disappearing anytime soon, giving you the opportunity to swoon for years to come!
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Discovered on YouTube, he rose to fame in 2009 with his first single, One Time. A huge online following gave Bieber a solid fan base in no time. With his constant hair flips, baby face and “Biebermania,” who could ignore him? Blasting through charts with his music and with his fresh style, Justin continues to prove that dreams do come true!
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Known for introducing a new style of music to the '60s, people quickly grew to love The Beatles' groundbreaking style. Girls swooned over the group, and constant chart-toppers contributed to their ongoing success. The Fab Four influenced pop culture and created hope and faith in the world. Even after all these years, The Beatles are still one of the most influential bands of all time.
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Zac gained popularity for his role as Troy Bolton in the High School Musical movies. Teenage girls fell for his sweet charm, good looks, great physique and incredible voice. He went on to do more movies such as Hairspray and 17 Again, and in 2007 he was the new poster boy for teen heartthrobs! He continues with his successful acting career with his latest movie,The Lucky One.
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Also referred to as "The King of Pop," Michael Jackson is one of the world’s most successful entertainers. He started off in family band The Jackson 5, but branched out into a solo career. His album Thriller is one of the the best-selling albums of all time. Fans continue to appreciate MJ's music and, even after his death, his legend lives on.
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Also known as "The King of Rock and Roll," Elvis Presley is one of the most famous American singers of all time. The screaming girls found at his shows may have started a trend, as fanatical females are still around today! With his versatile voice, Elvis is the best-selling solo artist of all popular music.
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They are one of the best-selling boy bands ever, selling over 130 million records worldwide. Some of their top chart singles include I Want it That Way and As Long As You Love Me. This pop group charmed girls with their handsome looks, style and boy-band moves. They have made a successful comeback, so girls of all ages can enjoy the show!
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*NSync hit their popularity peak in the '90s, making it big overnight and selling millions of records worldwide. Girls obsessed over their good looks, sweet dance moves and singing abilities. With Justin Timberlake branching out as a solo artist, the band never reassembled.
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Widely known as Jacob from the Twilight series, many girls fell in love with Taylor Lautner's physique and good looks. He's been nominated for and has won many awards for his acting, and he ranked 2nd in Glamour’s Top 50 Sexiest Men of 2010. He recently starred in the movie Abduction, and with his abilities as an actor, there is sure to be more of him coming in the future!
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Robert Pattinson got his first big role in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire but became world famous for his role in the Twilight series as Edward Cullen. Many girls fell for his charm in Twilight and since then he has branched out into more movies, such as Water for Elephants. What makes loving Robert so easy? His English accent!
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The New Kids on the Block gained notoriety in the late '80s, selling over 80 million records worldwide. NKOTB is one of the most merchandised bands in history. With their good looks and charm, girls were (and still are) crazy about them.
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Best known for his role as Zack Morris in the early '90s TV show Saved by the Bell, this blond cutie attracted many boy-crazy teenagers. After moving on from Saved by the Bell, Gosselaar appeared in other TV series and movies such as Commander in Chief and Dead Man on Campus.
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An American boy-band that consists of three brothers, Hanson rose to fame in 1997 with hit song MMMBop. Their contagious, energetic musical style got them nominated for three Grammy Awards. They became a worldwide sensation as young girls obsessed over the trio. Now they have their own record label and continue with their musical careers.
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