In a special photo-packed issue, HELLO! Canada showcases the country's 50 most alluring and eye-catching luminaries
TORONTO, May 13 /CNW/ - What do medal-winning Olympic athletes, a 16-year-old singing sensation and a Gleek all have in common?
They are all part of HELLO! Canada's Most Beautiful Canadians-a list of 50 gorgeously photographed celebrities and heroes featured in a special issue hitting newsstands today.
In a mixture of fresh new faces and those we've known and loved for decades, Canada's celebrity authority pays tribute to the most beautiful the country has to offer-including TV and movie stars, models and musicians. And of course, who could forget the Canadians who shone at the Winter Olympics in Vancouver?
"It has been a fabulous year for Canadians on the international stage and our celebration of the Most Beautiful reflects this," says HELLO! Canada editor-in-chief Ciara Hunt. "It was almost impossible to whittle down our list to 50, especially as there has been an explosion of fresh faces over the year. Also, with the phenomenal success of our Olympic athletes we wanted to continue the celebration and show what beauty lies beneath all that snow gear!"
Mixed in with newcomer "Gleeks" Cory Monteith and Jessalyn Gilsig (from TV show Glee) are more classic Canadian beauties such as Evangeline Lilly, Rachel McAdams and Ryan Reynolds. Rock music fixtures Avril Lavigne and Bryan Adams also made the list.
Gracing the cover of this special issue is "Beautiful Canadian" Justin Bieber, the 16-year-old Stratford, Ont., sensation whose star has been rising since he first garnered attention on YouTube.
"Justin is a real cutie," says Hunt. "As Michael Bublé said, 'It's neat to see a young kid taking over the world.' I couldn't agree more!"
Some other Canadians who made HELLO's Most Beautiful list: Olympic curling skip Cheryl Bernard and speed skating lovebirds Charles Hamelin and Marianne St. Gelais.
With celebrity interviews and almost 50 pages of luscious photos, this is Canada's only "Most Beautiful" magazine compilation.
For the full list of HELLO! Canada's 50 Most Beautiful Canadians go to newsstands now.
About HELLO! Canada
The country's only weekly celebrity magazine, HELLO! Canada presents respectful, up-close and intimate information on international and national celebrities known to and loved by Canadians. HELLO! has unparalleled access to celebrities, homes and lives and publishes spectacular photographs, as well as exciting lifestyle sections featuring fashion, décor, food, and travel. With 14 editions around the world, HELLO! debuted in Spain as HOLA! in 1944, and now reaches more than eight million readers in more than 100 countries. HELLO! Canada is published by Rogers Publishing, a division of Rogers Media Inc.
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