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Lawrence beats Cyrus, Netflix for top entertainer

Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet at the 83rd Academy Awards.  - Wikimedia Commons

Jennifer Lawrence on the red carpet at the 83rd Academy Awards. - Wikimedia Commons

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The battle for AP entertainer of the year came down to the Girl on Fire and the Queen of Twerk.

Jennifer Lawrence edged out Miley Cyrus by one vote in The Associated Press' annual survey of its newspaper and broadcast members and subscribers for Entertainer of the Year.

There were 70 ballots submitted by U.S. editors and news directors. Voters were asked to consider who had the most influence on entertainment and culture in 2013.

Lawrence won 15 votes. Cyrus had 14. Netflix was a close third, earning 13 votes for altering the TV landscape with its on-demand format and hit original series.

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