Beyonce Nabs People Mag’s Coveted World’s Most Beautiful Woman Honor — and Says Daughter Blue Makes Her Feel ‘More Beautiful’ Than Ever

Let's be honest: Hollywood is filled with genetically-blessed women. But who is the loveliest of them all? Well, according to People magazine, it's Beyonce Knowles. The new mom has been named People's World's Most Beautiful Woman 2012 and graces the cover of the mag's new special double issue.

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"I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth," Beyonce, who welcomed her first child, daughter Blue Ivy, with husband Jay-Z in January, says in an exclusive interview with the magazine. "I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a purpose on this earth."

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Beyonce is so head-over-heels in love with her little girl that she even claims to "love" changing Blue's diapers. She also sings original songs to her little star. "She's just the cutest thing," the 30-year-old gushes. "The word 'love' means something completely different now."

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This is the ninth time Beyonce has made the magazine's Most Beautiful People list, but her first time on the cover of the special issue. Other stars appearing in the issue this time around include veterans Julia Roberts and Nicole Kidman (who have made the list 13 times and 10 times, respectively) as well as "Mad Men" breakout star Jessica Pare. Some of the fellas featured are David Beckham, Blake Shelton and Ashton Kutcher.

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People's World's Most Beautiful People issue is on newsstands Friday, April 27.

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