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Beyonce named 'World’s Most Beautiful Woman'
Beyonce gives credit to motherhood for making her feel beautiful.
April 26th, 2012
05:00 AM ET

Beyonce named 'World’s Most Beautiful Woman'

Editor's note: Read here to explore how beauty standards across cultures affect perceptions of beauty in the United States.

By Tomika Anderson, CNN

People magazine has named Beyonce as this year's most beautiful woman – and she's sharing the spotlight with her infant daughter, Blue Ivy.

"I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth," the 16-time Grammy winner and new mom told the magazine.

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The superstar singer and her husband Jay-Z welcomed their daughter in January, and Beyonce said she's "never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth... She's just the cutest thing.”

Read the full post on CNN's Marquee blog 

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  1. raceisamyth

    Wheres her afro? I love black women with afros. This woman is white and black, and she focuses on the white part of her blood. With that being said...shes is extremely beautiful regardless.

    April 26, 2012 at 9:08 am | Report abuse |
    • bill lee

      They all wannabe white.

      April 26, 2012 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |