Lady Gaga Rules's Readers Poll 2013

Miley Cyrus and Ariana Grande also scored major wins, but Gaga was the readers' MVP.

Put your hands up, make 'em touch: Lady Gaga is the ruler of's 2013 Readers' Poll, which allowed pop music fans far and wide to vote for their favorite albums, songs, videos and performances of the past year. Gaga, who returned in late 2013 with her "ARTPOP" opus, emerged in a superstar-laden field and claimed the poll's top prize: the 2013 MVP.

However, the MVP award was just the start for Gaga. "ARTPOP" was voted the readers' favorite album to top the Billboard 200 chart in 2013, while the official clip for "Applause" ran away with the Favorite Music Video category. Gaga's two-song stop on "Saturday Night Live" last month was voted the Favorite TV Performance of the year, and the singer blew away the competition in the Fashion category. And although "Lady Gaga Cancels Tour Dates Due To Injury" won the Biggest Disappointment award, that win just demonstrates how eager fans remain to see Gaga live -- her next tour was voted the most anticipated event of 2014.

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2013 was a huge year for Gaga in the Readers' Poll, but Miley Cyrus wasn't too far behind the "Do What U Want" singer. "Wrecking Ball," Cyrus' first No. 1 single on the Hot 100 chart, was voted the best Hot 100 chart-topper of the year, and Cyrus' "Bangerz" career revival was voted the Comeback of the Year. Cyrus' twerk-happy VMAs performance was voted the Most Shocking Moment in music of 2013, and the "Wrecking Ball" online parodies won the vote for the Best Viral moment of the year.

Some other winners of note: just like in our mid-year poll, Ariana Grande ran away with the Newcomer of the Year vote, overcoming fellow newbies Imagine Dragons and Lorde in the vote. Taylor Swift's international Red run was voted the Favorite Tour of the year, while Lollapalooza and "The X Factor" won for the year's best festival and musical TV show, respectively. And although we had to remove Beyonce from one of our categories -- "Beyonce Does Not Release An Album in 2013" certainly still can't be an option in the Biggest Disappointment vote! -- Queen Bey gave the Festival Performance of the year at Made In America, while she and Jay Z were voted the Hottest Couple of 2013.

Check out the full results below -- including the percentage of the votes that each candidate received:

Here are the final results for's 2013 Readers' Poll:

First-Half MVP
1. Lady Gaga (26%)
2. Miley Cyrus (21%)
3. Taylor Swift (9%)

Best Newcomer
1. Ariana Grande (30%)
2. Imagine Dragons (20%)
3. Lorde (17%)

Favorite No. 1 Hot 100 Song
1. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (27%)
2. Katy Perry, "Roar" (17%)
3. Lorde, "Royals" (16%)

Favorite No. 1 Billboard 200 Album
1. Lady Gaga, "ARTPOP" (26%)
2. Taylor Swift, "Red" (17%)
3. Miley Cyrus, "Bangerz" (17%)

Best Music Video
1. Lady Gaga, "Applause" (30%)
2. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (16%)
3. Taylor Swift, "I Knew You Were Trouble." (10%)

Best Comeback
1. Miley Cyrus (37%)
2. Justin Timberlake (29%)
3. Daft Punk (5%)

Most Shocking Moment
1. Miley Cyrus' VMAs Performance (37%)
2. Lady Gaga Appears Naked in Marina Ambramovic Video (26%)
3. Cory Monteith's Death (15%)

Best Viral Sensation
1. Miley Cyrus, "Wrecking Ball" (56%)
2. Ylvis, "What Does The Fox Say" (19%)
3. Baauer, "Harlem Shake" (15%)

Best Festival
1. Lollapalooza (29%)
2. Made In America (20%)
3. Coachella (19%)

Best Festival Performance
1. Beyonce at Made In America (49%)
2. Swedish House Mafia at Ultra Music Festival (21%)
3. Paul McCartney at Bonnaroo (10%)

Best Tour
1. Taylor Swift (17%)
2. Beyonce (16%)
3. Justin Bieber (14%)

Best TV Performance
1. Lady Gaga on "Saturday Night Live" (28%)
2. Miley Cyrus at American Music Awards (19%)
3. Beyonce at Super Bowl (11%)

Most Overexposed Artist
1. Miley Cyrus (34%)
2. Lady Gaga (24%)
3. Justin Bieber (12%)

Biggest Disappointment
1. Lady Gaga Cancels Tour Dates Due To Injury (39%)
2. Jonas Brothers Cancel Tour, Break Up (18%)
3. Season 12 of "American Idol" (13%)

Best Fashion
1. Lady Gaga (31%)
2. Miley Cyrus (19%)
3. Rihanna (10%)

Hottest Couple
1. Jay Z & Beyonce (27%)
2. Katy Perry & John Mayer (18%)
3. One Direction's Zayn Malik & Little Mix's Perrie Edwards (16%)

Most Memorable Feud
1. Lady Gaga vs. Perez Hilton (36%)
2. Miley Cyrus vs. Sinead O'Connor (26%)
3. Nicki Minaj vs. Mariah Carey (25%)

Best Collaboration
1. Lady Gaga & R. Kelly, "Do What U Want" (35%)
2. Eminem & Rihanna, "The Monster" (17%)
3. Snoop Lion & Miley Cyrus, "Ashtrays & Heartbreaks" (12%)

Best Musical/Variety Show
1. "The X Factor" (29%)
2. "The Voice" (23%)
3. "Saturday Night Live" (22%)

Most Anticipated Event of 2014
1. Lady Gaga's Next Tour (29%)
2. Britney Spears' Las Vegas Residency (19%)
3. Taylor Swift's Next Album (14%)