To look back on Lea's year, here are the 15 stories that you clicked on the most about her. Be sure to check out any stories that you didn't get to read when they were first posted! Are you surprised by which Lea stories were the most popular?
Before Lea herself addressed Cory's death, her rep provided a window into Lea's grief.
Like many of us, one Glee star was convinced that Lea and Cory would be getting married at some point.
Lea and Cory took countless cute photos together, and these were our favorites.
In a touching tribute, Lea tattooed the last words that Cory ever said to her, "If You Say So," on her ribcage.
Lea finally broke her silence to the press with this interview.
In her first public appearance following Cory's death, Lea was photographed wearing a necklace of his name.
Lea finally dropped some big hints about her first single, "Cannonball." We still can't stop listening to the catchy tune!
Lea heard about Cory's death from a friend, just before the media found out about it. But as it turns out, there wasn't much time between Lea finding out and the story being reported in the news.
Lea's first tweet about Cory's passing was actually the most retweeted tweet of 2013.
As it turns out, Lea and Cory were much better at keeping their relationship a secret at first than any of us realized.
One more secret that has been revealed about Lea and Cory's relationship is that they had matching tattoos. But what did they get tattoos of?
Rachel followed Lea's lead and got a tattoo to remember Finn by, just as Lea has done for Cory.
Sadly, we'll never know if Cory was indeed planning to propose to Lea, as has been rumored to be the case. But Lea herself was spotted with a ring on her ring finger, not long after his death.
One more sign that Lea's album release date is fast-approaching: She's been busy shooting music videos for it! This video isn't for "Cannonball" — but which song is it for?