Talent Trumps Twerking: Jennifer Lawrences Beat Out Miley Cyrus For AP Award

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Academy Award winner Jennifer Lawrence beat out the twerk-tastic Miley Cyrus for the Associated Press’ entertainer of the year.

But the Hunger Games star didn’t decimate Cyrus like a wrecking ball. The vote, decided upon by 70 U.S. editors and news directors, was actually very close. Lawrence received a winning 15 ballots, followed closely by Cyrus at 14 and the subscription video service Netflix at 13.

The accolade is female-dominated, as recent winners include Tina Fey, Lady Gaga, Adele, and Betty White. Stephen Colbert is the only male to have won the title in the award’s seven years.


Thank you! Class beats crass!!!


Thank you Jennifer. I would be sick if Miley was awarded this. Personally, I think she is _____(you can fill in this space).