Kate Upton named People magazine's 'Sexiest Woman Alive'

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Kate Upton Shares the Love as People's First-Ever Sexiest Woman
Nearly a month after Chris Hemsworth was awarded the coveted title of People's Sexiest Man Alive, 22-year-old model and actress Kate Upton was awarded the title of Sexiest Woman Alive.
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The announcement was made at the inaugural People Magazine Awards, held Thursday at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, making Upton the first woman to ever receive the title.

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Upton, best known for her work as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition cover model and for her role in the romantic comedy The Other Woman, took the stage in a curve-hugging black dress to accept the award.

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Kate Upton named People magazine's 'Sexiest Woman Alive'
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Kate Upton attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Kate Upton arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Model Kate Upton attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Kate Upton attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Kate Upton attends the 'Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Model Kate Upton accepts the award for People's Sexiest Woman onstage during the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Polk/PMA2014/Getty Images for dcp)
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 22: Kate Upton attends the promotional event for 'Game Of War - Fire Age' at G-Star 2014 Global Game Exhibition on November 22, 2014 in Busan, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage,)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Kate Upton attends The Daily Front Row Second Annual Fashion Media Awards at Park Hyatt New York on September 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
US actress Kate Upton poses on the red carpet before the premiere of the film 'The Other Woman' at the Tuschinski Theater in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, on April 1, 2014. AFP PHOTO / ANP / REMKO DE WAAL -- The Netherlands out -- (Photo credit should read REMKO DE WAAL/AFP/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 4: (EUROPE AND AUSTRALASIA OUT) Model Kate Upton poses alongside Melbourne Cup runner 'Voleuse de Coeurs' at Newminster Stables, Werribee Racecourse on November 4, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by David Caird/Newspix/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 24: Kate Upton visits 'Extra' in Times Square on October 24, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images for Extra)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 22: Kate Upton attends the 30th Annual Night Of Stars presented by The Fashion Group International at Cipriani Wall Street on October 22, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Randy Brooke/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Kate Upton attends the 'Mademoiselle C' Premiere on October 1, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/FilmMagic)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Kate Upton attends the 'Mademoiselle C' Paris Premiere at Publicis Champs Elysees on October 1, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 01: Kate Upton attends Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014 on October 1, 2013 in Paris, France. (Photo by Antonio de Moraes Barros Filho/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: Model Kate Upton attends The Moet & Chandon Suite at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 7, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: Model Kate Upton tapes an interview at the 'Good Morning America' at the ABC Times Square Studios on March 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: Model Kate Upton tapes an interview at the 'Good Morning America' at the ABC Times Square Studios on March 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 21: Model Kate Upton is seen walking in Soho on March 21, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - MARCH 13: Kate Upton attends the EXPRESS South Beach Runway Show at Raleigh Hotel on March 13, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Vallery Jean/FilmMagic)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 20: Model Kate Upton arrives at SI Swimsuit South Beach Soiree at The Gale South Beach on February 20, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/WireImage)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: Kate Upton attends the Sports Illustrated Hosts 'Club SI' at LIV nightclub at Fontainebleau Miami on February 19, 2014 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Kate Upton is seen at the after-party for The Costume Institute Benefit Gala on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by NCP/Star Max/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Kate Upton arrives at The PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Kate Upton attends The PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Model Kate Upton accepts the award for People's Sexiest Woman during the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Chris Polk/PMA2014/Getty Images for dcp)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Model Kate Upton accepts PEOPLE's Sexiest Woman onstage during the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/PMA2014/Getty Images for dcp)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Model Kate Upton accepts PEOPLE's Sexiest Woman onstage during the PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/PMA2014/Getty Images for dcp)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 18: Kate Upton seen at LAX on December 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK NY - DECEMBER 13: Kate Upton sighting on December 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
CLEVELAND, OH - DECEMBER 2: MLB pitcher Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers and model Kate Upton watches the teams warm up prior to the game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Milwaukee Bucks at Quicken Loans Arena on December 2, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 23: Kate Upton attends the promotional event for 'Game Of War - Fire Age' at Times Square on November 23, 2014 in Seoul, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage)
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 22: Kate Upton attends the promotional event for 'Game Of War - Fire Age' at G-Star 2014 Global Game Exhibition on November 22, 2014 in Busan, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/WireImage,)
BUSAN, SOUTH KOREA - NOVEMBER 21: Kate Upton is seen upon arrival at Gimhae International Airport on November 21, 2014 in Busan, South Korea. (Photo by Han Myung-Gu/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Kate Upton seen at LAX on November 16, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 13: Model Kate Upton attends 2014 Women's Leadership Award Honoring Stella McCartney at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center on November 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Model Kate Upton (L) and singer Taylor Swift attend a game between the New York Knicks and the Orlando Magic at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2014 in New York City. The Magic defeated the Knicks 97-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 12: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and model Kate Upton attend a game byw in action at Madison Square Garden on November 12, 2014 in New York City. The Magic defeated the Knicks 97-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Model Kate Upton watches her boyfriend Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 04: Model Kate Upton attends the game between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on August 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. Yankees defeated the Tigers 2-1. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 08: Teen Vogue magazine Editor in Chief Amy Astley and model Kate Upton pose for the Express & Kate Upton Campaign Launch Event on July 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Express)
NEW YORK NY - JULY 03: Kate Upton and Lily Aldridge sighting on July 03, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 24: Model Kate Upton is seen in Soho on June 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: [EDITOR'S NOTE: Image has been digitally processed] Kate Upton attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: Model Kate Upton attends the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 24: Actress Kate Upton is seen on April 24, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by ESBP/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: (L-R) Co-host Lara Spencer with guests Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton are seen during the taping of 'Good Morning America'on April 23, 2014 in New York City.(Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
WESTWOOD, CA - APRIL 21: Actress/model Kate Upton arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'The Other Woman' at Regency Village Theatre on April 21, 2014 in Westwood, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 18: Actress Kate Upton is seen on April 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 15: Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann pose for a photo call to promote the release of 'The Other Woman' at the Park Hyatt on April 15, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Caroline McCredie/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Kate Upton is seen at LAX on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Actors Leslie Mann, Cameron Diaz, Nicki Minaj, and Kate Upton speak onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - Emmy Award-nominated 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight (11:35 p.m. - 12:41 a.m., ET), packed with hilarious comedy bits and features a diverse lineup of guests including celebrities, athletes, musicians, comedians and humorous human interest subjects. The guests for WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9 included supermodel/actress Kate Upton ('The Other Woman'), actor Cole Hauser ('Transcendence') and musical guest Neon Trees. (Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 08: Kate Upton is seen at Los Angeles International airport on April 08, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 09: Kate Upton is seen on April 9, 2014 at in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JMA/Star Max/GC Images)
MUNICH, GERMANY - APRIL 07: (L-R) Actress Cameron Diaz, Leslie Mann and Kate Upton attend the German premiere of the film 'The Other Woman' (German title: Die Schadenfreundinnen) at Mathaeser Filmpalast on April 7, 2014 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images)
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - APRIL 03: Kate Upton is seen leaving 45 Park lane on April 3, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Niki Nikolova/GC Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Kate Upton, Cameron Diaz and Leslie Mann attend the UK Gala premiere of 'The Other Woman' held at The Curzon Mayfair on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Kate Upton seen leaving The Dorchester hotel on April 2, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Neil P. Mockford/GC Images,)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 14: Model Kate Upton arrives at NBC And Time Inc. Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue at Dolby Theatre on January 14, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED SWIMSUIT: 50 YEARS OF BEAUTIFUL -- Pictured: (l-r) Kathy Ireland, Kate Upton -- (Photo by: Trae Patton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images))
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 09: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Model Kate Upton attends an NBA game between the New York Knicks and the Miami Heat at Madison Square Garden on January 9, 2014 in New York City. The Knicks defeated the Heat 102-92. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 16: Kate Upton is seen on December 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Kate Upton is seen arriving at LAX airport on November 22, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 21: Kate Upton seen arriving at Vogue Magazine Office on November 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alessio Botticelli/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Kate Upton attends the Atlanta Hawks vs New York Knicks game at Madison Square Garden on November 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/WireImage)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 06: Kate Upton arrives at the VRC Oaks Club Luncheon at the Crown Palladium on November 6, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 05: Kate Upton and Lance Franklin look on from the Emirates Marquee during Melbourne Cup Day at Flemington Racecourse on November 5, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 06: Model Kate Upton attends 'Mademoiselle C' New York Premiere at Florence Gould Hall on September 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 05: Kate Upton sighting on September 5, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04: Models Kate Upton and Christie Brinkley attend the 2013 Style Awards at Lincoln Center on September 4, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 27: Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton with Leslie Mann sighting on the set of 'The Other Woman' on June 27, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ignat/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: Kate Upton attends the Costume Institute Gala for the 'PUNK: Chaos to Couture' exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for The Huffington Post)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 17: Actress and model Kate Upton enters her Midtown Manhattan hotel on June 17, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 02: Actress Kate Upton enters her trailer at 'The Other Woman' movie set in Tribeca on May 2, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Model Kate Upton attends The Samsung Spring 2013 Launch at Museum Of American Finance on March 20, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 20: Kate Upton attends the launch of Samsung's 2013 Television line at Museum Of American Finance on March 20, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/FilmMagic)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 790 -- Pictured: Kate?Upton on February 25, 2013 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 23: Kate Upton is seen at Los Angeles International Airport on February 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 14: SI Swimsuit Model Kate Upton attends Club SI Swimsuit at 1 OAK Nightclub at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on February 14, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated)
LAS VEGAS, NV - FEBRUARY 13: Model Kate Upton attends the 'Sports Illustrated Swimsuit on Location' event at the Marquee Nightclub at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on February 13, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Marcel Thomas/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Model Kate Upton attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Launch Party at Crimson on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Model Kate Upton attends Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Launch Party at Crimson on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12: Kate Upton is seen on February 12, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Alo Ceballos/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Model Kate Upton enters the 'Late Show With David Letterman' taping at the Ed Sullivan Theater on February 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Ray Tamarra/FilmMagic)
NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 02: Model Kate Upton attends the Mercedes-Benz/GQParty at The Elms Mansion on February 2, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz)
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The People Magazine Awards: Everything You Need to Know

"This is such an honor to me because sexy to me means someone who's confident and happy, and that's the person I always strive to be," Upton told the audience as she accepted her trophy.

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The winners at the People Magazine Awards are not chosen by fans, but are selected by editors at People and sister publication Entertainment Weekly. Some of the night's other big winners included Karlie Kloss for Model of the Year, Kate Hudson for Celebrity Role Model of the Year, Jimmy Fallon for Talk Show Host of the Year and Gwen Stefani for Style Icon of the Year, among others.

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Kate Hudson poses backstage with the award for celebrity role model of the year at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jennifer Lopez arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Gwen Stefani arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Chloe Grace Moretz, winner of the award for next generation star, poses in the press room at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jon Hamm poses backstage with the award for TV performance of the year - actor at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Eniko Parrish, left, and Kevin Hart arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Eniko Parrish, left, and Kevin Hart arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
James Valentine, left, and Adam Levine, of Maroon 5, arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Dan Bucatinsky arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Lisa Kudrow poses backstage with the award for TV performance of the year - actress at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ryan Phillippe, left, and Paulina Slagter arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Elisabeth Moss arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Nicole Richie arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Calum Hood, from left, Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin and Michael Clifford, of 5 Seconds of Summer, arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Nick Cannon arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Josh Gad arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jessica White arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jon Hamm, left, and Jennifer Westfeldt arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Karlie Kloss arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ariel Winter arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Kate Upton arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Mindy Kaling, winner of the award for TV couple of the year, poses in the press room at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Amber Rose arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Lia Marie Johnson arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Joey Graceffa arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Roselyn Sanchez, left, and Eric Winter arrive at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Mindy Kaling, left, and Chris Messina pose backstage with the award for TV couple of the year at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Michael Keaton poses backstage with the award for movie performance of the year - actor at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Eric Dane arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Josh Groban arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Melanie Iglesias arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Jessica White arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Liane V arrives at The People Magazine Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Lil Buck, left, and Joan Smalls, right, attend the WSJ. Magazine 2014 Innovator Awards at MoMA on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)
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Upton was the first model to appear solo on two different covers of the SI Swimsuit Edition, and in 2013 she talked to ET about the honor. Check out the video below for more from Upton on why she views swimsuits as "everyday wear."

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