If Miley Cyrus Wins TIME's Person Of The Year She Will Be The First Woman To Do So In 27 Years

If she wins 2013 will officially be the year of the twerk.

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The artist formerly known as Hannah Montana got tongues wagging—beyond her own—with a scantily clad, twerk-filled performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards and meme-able hit videos.

Coming in second behind Miley is Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi, the prime ministerial candidate for India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party. He currently has 12.1% of the votes.

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