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Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara among ‘most powerful women’

Beyoncé, Sofia Vergara among ‘most powerful women’

NO. 17: Beyoncé is in the top 20 most powerful women in the world, according to "Forbes." Photo: Associated Press

Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie and Sofia Vergara have landed on Forbes’ The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women of 2014 list.

The “Drunk In Love” hitmaker is among the only celebrities in the top 20 – at 17.

The newly-single Colombian actress Vergara comes in at 32, and Jolie just makes the top 50 at 50.

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Lady Gaga, TV host Ellen DeGeneres, Oprah Winfrey and Shakira were also included on the list, which is topped by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.