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Celeb of the Year 2012: Vote for Your Favorites Before Round 1 Closes!

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2012 is dwindling down but the race to win E! Celeb of the Year is heating up.

The 64 contenders competing this year have left a lasting mark on the pop culture terrain of 2012, whether in box office receipts, tabloid headlines or just being all around entertaining. We split those celebs into four categoriesLeading Ladies, Hitmakers, Leading Men and Newsmakersand pitted them against one another in an NCAA-style tournament.

This is your final chance to vote before polls close and the pool of talent gets cut in half!

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So far the top seeds in the tournament are performing exactly how we thought they would. You didn't think fans of Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson or Taylor Swift would let them get knocked out in the first round, did you?!

But it looks like there might be some upsets that we didn't exactly see coming: Selena Gomez is beating America's Sweetheart Jennifer Aniston?! Yep! Batman himself, Christian Bale, is dominating Brad Pitt?! You betcha.

And Beliebers? A little Grammy winner named Adele is rocking your boy Justin Bieber. Are you going to let that happen? Get to voting...before it's too late!

Vote for Your Favorite Leading Ladies in Round 1!

Vote for Your Favorite Hitmakers in Round 1!

Vote for Your Favorite Leading Men in Round 1!

Vote for Your Favorite Newsmaker in Round 1!

Check out the leading ladies, men, hit makers and news makers competing this year!