Beyoncé, Taylor Swift among Top 100 Most Powerful Women In World

Published Tuesday, May 26 2015, 18:00 BST  |  By  |  Add comment
Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Sofia Vergara, Taylor Swift and Shakira have all been named among the World's Top 100 Most Powerful Women.

Forbes Magazine's annual list of powerful females across the globe was released today, featuring just a smattering of celebrities among the politicians, businesswomen, entrepreneurs and inspirational faces.

Beyonce wears acid brights as she leaved the recording studio in New York 15th May 2015

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Angelina Jolie attends the 20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards in Los Angeles, America - 15 January 2015

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Taylor Swift celebrity sighting in New York April 20th, 11th May 2015

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Sofia Vergara, The 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, Arrivals, Los Angeles, America - 25 Aug 2014

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According to Forbes, the women's positions on the Power List are "based on the reach of each woman's influence and relevance, and ranked by money and media momentum."

Oprah Winfrey, 61, was the highest ranking showbiz star, coming in at number twelve on the list, while Beyonce, 33, ranked at number 21.

Vogue's Anna Wintour, 65, came in at number 28, followed by comedian and TV host Ellen DeGeneres, 57, at number 50 and actress Angelina Jolie, 39, at number 54. Other celebrities on the list included Modern Family star Sofia Vergara (57), Taylor Swift (64) and Shakira (81).

The Most Powerful Woman In The World, according to Forbes, is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, while Hilary Clinton was number two and Bill Gates' charitable wife Melinda ranked at number three.

Other big names on the list included Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, First Lady Michelle Obama and Yahoo!'s Marissa Mayer.

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