In the case that you required any more evidence that 2016 was a good year for Bella Hadid, she simply won the top honor on the recently released Models.com Model of the Year Industry Awards. The Awards – which determine winners with votes from 250 top designers, photographers, hair and make-up artists, and casting directors – also include a Readers’ Choice, which Kendall Jenner won. A year ago, Hadid didn’t make the list while Jenner was the Readers’ Choice Runner-Up after Gigi Hadid (Anna Ewers won the Industry Choice Model of the Year).
Some of Bella Hadid’s 2016 highlights include becoming the new face of Dior Beauty, featuring in a Calvin Klein campaign, and showing up in her first-since forever Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (on top of strolling each real runway from Chanel to Marc Jacobs).
Here are a some of the models who were voted the biggest in 2016:
Model of the Year, Industry Choice: Bella Hadid
Model of the Year, Readers’ Choice: Kendall Jenner
Model of the Year, Industry Choice Runner-Up: Lineisy Montero
Model of the Year, Readers’ Choice Runner-Up: Gigi Hadid
Gigi likewise won Industry Choice for Social Media Star.
Breakout Star, Industry Choice: Adwoa Aboah
Breakout Star, Readers’ Choice: Grace Elizabeth
Breakout Star, Industry Choice Runner-Up: Dilone
Breakout Star, Readers’ Choice Runner-Up: Hari Nef
Online networking Star, Readers’ Choice: Emily Ratajkowski
Kendall Jenner And Bella Hadid Named Model Of The Year