1. The Starlets
Winner: Emma Stone starred in the surprisingly good reboot of Spider-man and continued her whirlwind romance with co-star Andrew Garfield.
Loser: Amanda Bynes sunk even further with several hit-and-run incidents.
2. The Hemsworths
Winner: Chris’ turn as Thor helped The Avengers break box office records.
Loser: Liam limped through the summer following Hunger Games, oh, and pulled a Miley.
3. The Queen and Her Maiden
Winner: It turns out the real star of Snow White was Charlize Theron who also killed as an icy corporate executive in Prometheus.
Loser: Kristen Stewart was out-shined by her more experienced co-stars and got caught cheating with her director.
4. The Leading Men
5. Batman and Bane
Winner: Christian Bale proved to be a hero on and off the screen.
Loser: Bane was the biggest let down of The Dark Knight Rises and Tom Hardy’s beard was beyond offensive.
Winner: The female half of TomKat surprised everyone with her swift divorce, wise media plays and suddenly became the face of a very hot fashion line.
Loser: Tom Cruise just looked confused and dumbfounded.
7. Lindsay Lohan
8. The Passing Of The Torch
9. The Judges
Winner: Britney returned to the spotlight as the newest judge for X-Factor. Welcome back!
Loser: Mariah Carey hit the snooze button on her comeback with a less than ‘Triumphant’ new song and an tepid response as a new judge on American Idol. Go home.
10. The Pop Stars
Winner: Congrats Taylor, not only did you live out a Nicholas Sparks romance with Conor Kennedy, you also scored a number one single that seems to be breaking all the records.
Loser: Lana Del Rey became the bored face of H&M, also Jaguar(?) and explored exhausted territory when she released a JFK-inspired music video.
Winner: Congrats Kim, you climbed your way to the top!
Loser: Seriously, Kanye? See above.
12. The Newsers
Winner: Anderson Cooper finally came out - and it may have been his best career move yet.
Loser: Ann Curry got thrown under the bus this summer. It was a huge .
13. The Right And Wrong Way To Do Things
Winner: Frank Ocean surprised everyone with his thoughtful coming out letter and followed it up with a critically-received album.
Loser: Chris Brown fought his was through the summer after his album got some negative attention.
14. Summer Love
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