As 2008 winds down, it's time to reflect upon those - from household names to relative unknowns, from A- to D-list - who made this year so memorable.

The Hollywood Gossip is unveiling 10 finalists for its 2nd Annual Celebrity of the Year award. They've given us their best, their worst, even their nude pictures in some cases. Now it is time for us to give something back with this moving tribute.

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Vanessa Hudgens is more than just arm candy for Zac Efron.

The High School Musical star is a new model for Marc Ecko Unlimited, a well-respected line of clothing.The 20-year-old actress is the face of the young women’s brand, Ecko Red. Here's a recent shot of Hudgens posing for the company:

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Britney Spears has certainly dated some interesting characters in the past couple of years - from J.R. Rotem to Isaac Cohen to Adnan Ghalib.

Now, supposedly, she’s been swept off her feet - literally! - by none other than a handsome Bollywood dance instructor, Sandip Soparrkar!

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Moderately famous actress Eliza Dushku is totally dating L.A. event planner / club promoter Brent Bolthouse, a.k.a. Heidi Montag's boss on The Hills.

According to an eyewitness, the couple was spotted grabbing dinner together at a local diner in Eliza’s hometown of Watertown, Mass., with her parents, who watched as the coupled canoodled. Brent was even seen taking photos of Eliza.

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The City debuted last night with back-to-back episodes, "If She Can Make it Here..." and "The Truth Will Reveal Itself." The Hills spinoff did not disappoint.

In typical fashion, The Hollywood Gossip will be recapping every episode, awarding and deducting points as it sees fit. Last night's introduction to the series found Whitney Port overwhelmed by co-workers, friends and boyfriend drama in N.Y.C.

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In the world of entertainment news, few stories are as consistently engrossing as a truly juicy break-up.

Years later, millions are still fascinated by Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt's split; while others search for information on whether or not Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams are together this week.

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Kevin Federline may have met his match in new girlfriend Victoria Prince, a Grade A bad ass who spent six months waiting tables at Houston’s restaurant in Manhattan Beach before she left to play professional beach volleyball.

Her former co-worker at a California restaurant tells celebrity news magazine Life & Style that the FedEx man may have his hands full with Victoria Prince - and not just because the volleyballer stands a towering 6-foot-2:

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Photographed en route to a performance of "All My Sons" for the 3,942nd time, Katie Holmes displayed prize accessory Suri Cruise - who spontaneously burst into song!

Or at least appeared to in this photo. It may have just been a cry for food or something. Really, we can't say. All we can do is enjoy pics of the world's #1 celebrity baby:

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