Actress-singer Miley Cyrus has been named as the hottest female celebrity in a magazine poll.

The 20-year-old `Hannah Montana` star has replaced supermodel Bar Refaeli as the hottest female celebrity making in a poll by Maxim magazine. Cyrus took a huge leap from her last year`s position at 68th spot.

Though the magazine hasn`t revealed the annual list for the world`s most beautiful celebs that usually comes with a special issue. But Cyrus broke the news on Twitter. "Didn`t know this was coming out yet! I`m so happy to be 1 on Maxims HOT 100! dreams do come true (sic)," Cyrus tweeted along with a picture of her taken from the inside spread of the upcoming edition of the magazine.

Last year, Cyrus occupied the 68th place with Bar Refaeli, Olivia Munn, Mila Kunis, Katy Perry and Olivia Wilde on the top 5 in respective orders.

(Agencies)