Red Carpet Love Match: Reese and Matthew?

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Single people share top picks for sexiest celebrity, who they would most like to take home to mom, what they would do on the red carpet -- and more, through Match.com survey.

Awards season is in full swing. So, which celebrity would you most like to accompany at an awards show? Which celebrities would you like to see start dating? What awards category would you most like to add? What do people think about the red carpet and what would they do if they chance to walk one?

For single people in the U.S. surveyed by Match.com, Meryl Streep and Will Smith were the top picks for "most want to accompany to an awards show," while Reese Witherspoon and Matthew McConaughey were the two celebrities they wanted to see start dating. And the new award category most people would create? Cheesiest lines.

With the red carpet season at its peak, Match.com conducted the online survey to see what consumers think about their favorite celebrities, their love lives and awards shows.

And the Winners Areā€¦

Additional insights of interest from the survey include:

Penelope Cruz (42%) and Leonardo DiCaprio (33%) are considered the sexiest of the nominees.

Kate Winslet (33%) and Leonardo DiCaprio (35%) are considered the most romantic

Majority of men and women (25%) would like to bring Meryl Streep home to mom.

Vast majority (80%) think the red carpet is just another excuse for celebrities to flaunt themselves.

Majority (53%) said if they had a chance to walk down the red carpet they would wave "hello" to mom.

Majority (27%) would rather go on a date with an "ex-" than watch an awards show.

Women (54%) said the best part of watching awards shows is the fashions, but men (37%) said it's the cleavage.

Most important accessory on the red carpet is not shoes or bling -- it's a smile (32%).

Meryl Streep (26%) and Will Smith (27%) are top picks for "most want to attend an awards show" with.

Would like to see Reese Witherspoon (23%) and Matthew McConaughey (28%) date each other.

Majority said if they could create a new award category it would be "cheesiest lines" (39%); the next most popular category would be "Most gratuitous nude scene" (28%).

About Match.com

Match.com pioneered online personals when it launched on the Web in 1995 and continues to lead this exciting and evolving category after more than a decade. Throughout its 11-year history, Match.com has redefined the way people meet and fall in love and is credited with more marriages than any other site. Today, more than 15 million people around the world participate in the Match.com community, providing a rich tapestry of ethnicities, interests, goals, ambitions, quirks, looks and personalities from which to choose.

Match.com is the world's biggest online dating and personals property, according to the November 2005 global ranking of the Personals category by industry-leading independent measurement firm comScore Media Metrix. Number one across North America and Europe, Match.com operates leading subscription-based online dating sites in 35 countries, in 15 languages and spanning six continents. Match.com also powers online dating on MSN across Europe, Asia, the United States and Latin America and is the premier provider of personals for Love@AOL.

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