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OTRC: Kate Upton named 2013 Model of the Year (Poll)

Kate Upton walks the red carpet at a Sports Illustrated party celebrating the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue in New York on Feb. 14, 2012. (Dave Allocca / Startraksphoto.com)

Kate Upton, a Sports Illustrated supermodel known for her bikini photos -- and Carl's Jr. commercial -- has won the 2013 Model of the Year Award.

The 21-year-old Michigan native will receive the honor at the 10th annual Style Awards on Sept. 4, an event that formally launches Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York. Nichole Richie is hosting the ceremony, which will feature a performance from Ariana Grande.

Upton also received another honor lately -- she graces the October 2013 cover of Vanity Fair, which celebrates its 100th anniversary. The supermodel was photographed by famed celebrity photographer Annie Leibovitz.

Check out 15 photos of Kate Upton showcasing her sexiest red carpet looks.

Do you think Kate Upton deserves the title of "Model of the Year"? Vote in our poll.

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