Beyonce Named People's World's Most Beautiful Woman 2012

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Beyonce Knowles on the cover of People's Most Beautiful 2012 issue -- People
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Beyonce Knowles on the cover of People's Most Beautiful 2012 issue -- People

New mom Beyonce has yet another honor to celebrate -- the singing superstar has been named the World's Most Beautiful Woman 2012 by People.

"I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth," the 30-year-old, who welcomed daughter Blue Ivy with husband Jay-Z in January, told the mag. "I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth."

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So who does her little one resemble most?

"She looks like Blue," the proud mom said. "She's her own person."

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Adding, "She's just the cutest thing... The best thing about having a daughter is having a true legacy. The word 'love' means something completely different now."

This marks the ninth time the pop superstar has made the mag's coveted list. Joining her in the 23rd annual issue are fellow "Most Beautiful Woman" Hall of Famers Julia Roberts (13 times), Nicole Kidman (10 times) and "Mad Men's" breakout star Jessica Pare, a first timer on the mag's list.

Some of the men making People's Most Beautiful issue include David Beckham, Blake Shelton, Ashton Kutcher and - People's Sexiest Man Alive - Bradley Cooper.

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