The Hottest Magazine Covers of 2014 (So Far)

It wasn't an easy task narrowing down this year's wealth of remarkable magazine covers down to just a handful of finalists for this year's Hot List. But after some careful consideration (and sorrowfully ruling out some personal favorites—sorry Miley, you looked great on W), we settled on the six images below. Whether powerful, funny, beautiful or just plain buzzy, these are our picks for the hottest covers of 2014.