Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Never topped the 100 Sexiest but a three-time runner-up. Who's laughing now? Rachel Stevens, officially the sexiest woman of all time, that's who.

How did S Club phenomenon go from fresh-faced pop princess to the FHM Sexiest Woman of All Time? Our story starts in May 2000...

See the full list of the 20 Sexiest Women Of All Time in the brand new issue, out on June 5.