Beyonce is in the company of a number of world leaders on Forbes' 2014 list of the "World's Most Powerful Women."  Just behind Oprah Winfrey who ranks 14th on the list, the Queen Bey is the next highest ranking entertainer, coming in this year at number 17. 

Topping the list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel, followed in the top ten by leading political figures like Hillary Clinton and businesswomen like Sheryl Sandberg and GM CEO Mary Barra. 

Only two other singers join Beyonce among 2014's "Most Powerful Women." Shakira and Lady Gaga enter at number 58 and 67, respectively. 

Other celebrities getting a shoutout from Forbes are Sofia Vergara, Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, Ellen DeGeneres, Angelina Jolie and supermodel Gisele Bundchen. 

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