The crown for the sexiest woman in the world went to Cheryl Cole.
According to FHM, nearly ten million voters across the globe chose the Girls Aloud singer, who became the first Brit to bag the title in three years.
The 25-year-old overtook last year's titleholder actress Megan Fox, who was now placed at the second position, reports the Sun.
Jessica Alba grabbed the third spot followed by pop princess Britney Spears.
Rounding up the top five was an English Page 3 Girl and glamour model Keeley Hazell.
Pinto appeared in the chart for the first time, debuting in at 10th position.
Meanwhile, other celebrities who landed a spot in the prestigious list were - French President Nicolas Sarkozy's wife Carla Bruni, who was voted 40th sexiest woman in the world.
The singer-former model was voted sexier than both Eva Longoria (41st) and Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger (60th).
Top Ten Sexiest Women in the World are:
1) Cheryl Cole
2) Megan Fox
3) Jessica Alba
4) Britney Spears
5) Keeley Hazell
6) Adriana Lima
7) Elisha Cuthbert
8) Kristin Kreuk
9) Anna Friel
10) Freida Pinto. (ANI)