American Society of Magazine Editors

Best Cover Contest 2014 Winners & Finalists

News, Politics and Business | Entertainment and Celebrity | Science, Technology and Nature | Sports and Adventure | Women's Service | Fashion and Beauty | Lifestyle | Brainiest | Most Delicious | Sexiest | Cover of the Year | Reader's Choice Award Category Winners | Readers' Choice Award Top 10 Covers | Readers' Choice Award Winner

News, Politics and Business
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Winner

Boston, May, We Will Finish the Race
Photographed by Mitch Feinberg

Finalist

Bloomberg Businessweek, July 15-21, The Hedge Fund Myth

(Photo illustration by 731)

Finalist

The New Yorker, July 8 & 15, Moment of Joy

 
Entertainment and Celebrity
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Winner

New York, May 20, Michael Douglas Is Liberace

Finalist

Bloomberg Businessweek, December 2–8, J Crew: Teaching the World to Dress American

(Photo illustration by Justin Metz)

Finalist

The New York Times Magazine, December 29, The Lives They Lived

Photographer: Henry Leutwyler
Designer: Arem Duplessis
 
Science, Technology and Nature
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Winner

Bloomberg Businessweek, December 9–15, How Blackberry Became a Relic

(Photographs from various museums and art libraries)

Finalist

Audubon, May–June, Up in the Air

Finalist

The New York Times Magazine, May 19, The Secret Lives of Germs

Photographer: Hannah Whitaker
Designer: Arem Duplessis

 
Sports and Adventure
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Winner

Sports Illustrated, April 22, BOSTON

Photographer: John Tlumacki

Finalist

ESPN The Magazine, September 16, Floyd Mayweather in The Fight Issue

Finalist

The New York Times Magazine, November 24, The Flight Risk

Photographer: Martin Schoeller
Designer: Arem Duplessis

Finalist

Runner's World, December, Get Fit Have Fun

 
Women's Service
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Winner

O, The Oprah Magazine, September, Hair!

Finalist

Brides, October/November, Get Inspired!

Finalist

Real Simple, October, Your Ultimate Fall Planner

 
Fashion and Beauty
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Winner

W, December/January, The Art Issue

Finalist

Harper's Bazaar, May, Summer Fashion Issue

Finalist

New York, February 18–25, Spring Fashion

 
Lifestyle
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Winner

Bloomberg Pursuits, Spring, Where Luxury Begins (and Ends)

Finalist

The Fader, February/March, Solange

Finalist

Los Angeles, April, How to Afford LA

 
Brainiest
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Winner

Bloomberg Businessweek, November 11–17, The Surprising Sophistication of Twitter

(Illustration by David Parkins)

Finalist

The Chronicle Review, May 24, Scholars in Bondage

Finalist

Texas Monthly, February, Welcome to Big City, Texas!

Finalist

Wired, December, Bill Gates Wants You to Fix the World

 
Most Delicious
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Winner

Food & Wine, August, Vegetables Now

Finalist

The New York Times Magazine, November 3, Broccoli's Image Makeover

Photographer: Horacio Salinas
Designer: Arem Duplessis

Finalist

Texas Monthly, June, The 50 Best BBQ Joints . . . in the World!

 
Sexiest
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Winner

Vanity Fair, October, 100 Years

Finalist

ESPN The Magazine, July 22, Kenneth Faried in The Body Issue

Finalist

GQ, February, Beyoncé

 
Cover of the Year
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Winner

Boston, May, We Will Finish the Race

Photographed by Mitch Feinberg

Best Cover Contest Readers' Choice Award 
Voting for the ASME Best Contest Readers’ Choice Award began on Facebook on Monday, January 13, 2014, and ended on Sunday, April 13, 2014. A new category was posted every Monday through
March 17. The top 10 entries were posted for two weeks from March 31 to April 13. The most “liked” cover won the ASME Best Cover Contest Readers’ Choice Award. 

Readers' Choice Award Category Winners

News, Politics and Business

Ms., Fall, Fed Up!

Entertainment and Celebrity

Atlanta, November, Nobody's Safe

Science, Technology and Nature

ScienceNews, July 13, Bohr's Vision

Sports and Adventure

Skiing, January/February, The Skier's 65

Designer: Eleanor Williamson

Women's Service

Parents, February, Show Your Love!

Fashion and Beauty

Harper's Bazaar, September, Sarah Jessica Parker

Lifestyle

The Fader, February/March, Solange

Brainiest

America's Quarterly, Fall, Freedom of Expression in the Americas

Most Delicious

Sauce, June, Meet the Stud of Summer

Sexiest

Cosmopolitan, March, Miley Cyrus

 
Readers' Choice Award Top 10 Covers
 
Atlanta, November, Nobody's Safe
Cosmopolitan, March, Miley Cyrus

Skiing, January/February, The Skier's 65

Designer: Eleanor Williamson

OUT, November, Josh Hutcherson
Runner's World, December, Get Fit Have Fun
The Fader, February/March, Solange
DuJour, Spring, Kim Kardashian
Parents, February, Show Your Love!

The New York Times Magazine, October 6, Harry Who?

Photographer: Richard Burbridge
Designer: Arem Duplessis

Vogue, March, Power Issue
 
Readers' Choice Award 
 

Winner

Atlanta, November, Nobody's Safe