The 'Can't be tamed' hit maker shared a sexy picture of herself, from inside the mag, along with the tweet, the New York Daily News reported.
"Didn't know this was coming out yet! I'm so happy to be #1 on Maxims HOT 100! #myfanskickass #dreamsdocometrue," she wrote.
Cryus, who is engaged to actor Liam Hemsworth, can be seen posing on her side while showing off her curves in a gold swimsuit in the image.
The singer beat model Bar Refaeli, who nabbed Maxim's coveted "hot" title in 2012.
She was also recently featured in a series of racy and revealing shots that showed her flaunting her figure in V Magazine.
--ANI (Posted on 05-05-2013)