Superstar Beyonce Knowles-Carter has been named PEOPLE magazine's World's Most Beautiful Woman. The singer/actress/businesswoman is one of the most high-profile celebrities in the world, and the magazine pays tribute to her physical beauty as well as her professional accomplishments.
Beyonce herself cites motherhood as reason for her feeling more beautiful today than ever. In January, she and her husband Jay-Z welcomed their daughter, Blue Ivy, into the world.
"I feel more beautiful than I've ever felt because I've given birth," she says. "I have never felt so connected, never felt like I had such a sense of purpose on this earth.