By People Staff
December 27, 2010 12:00 PM

Scoop

21 Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron’s surprising split … Meet the winner of The Biggest Loser … Miley Cyrus after the bong video … Kim Kardashian’s new jock

the best & worst of 2010

WEDDINGS

140 Three gowns, two kids, one elephant and a whole lotta love: an exclusive look at Nicole Richie and Joel Madden’s wedding—plus more A-list I Dos!

TOPS OF 2010

71 The most popular books, movies, songs and shows of the year

BEST DRESSES

72 12 months of red carpet domination

Intriguers

25 MOST INTRIGUING

80 What do cover star Sandra Bullock, Kim Kardashian and Barack Obama have in common? They all made our most intriguing people list

Babies 151

CELEB WIKILEAKS

131 A “found” stash of private e-mails between stars in the news

THE SHORT LIST

132 Vertically challenged stars who broke out in a big way

HALL OF SHAME

134 Charlie Sheen’s latest dust-up, Mel Gibson’s meltdown and more

TRENDS

136 Vuvuzelas, jeggings and the rest of 2010’s top fads

WEDDINGS

140 Stars from Chelsea Clinton to Katy Perry tied the knot in style

BABIES

151 Meet Hollywood’s new babes

Tributes 166

SPLITS

161 From Tony Parker’s texts to Courteney Cox Arquette‘s separation: the year’s most shocking splits

TRIBUTES

166 Remembering Elizabeth Edwards, Leslie Nielsen and other stars who passed away

THE FALLEN

178 Honoring the brave men and women who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan

Intriguers 80

ALSO IN THIS ISSUE

MAILBAG 6

PEOPLE.COM 10

STAR TRACKS 12

SCOOP 21

PUZZLER 30

PASSAGES 32

REVIEWS 39

CHATTER 182

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ON THE COVER Photograph by Ramey. Insets (Prince William and Middleton): Mario Testino/Reuters; (Edwards): Deborah Feingold/Corbis Outline; (Berry): Marc Sterling/Shooting Star; (Richie and Madden): Yvette Roman/Getty Images; (Underwood): Simone & Martin Photography

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