April 25, 2012Just in case you didn't think Beyoncé was already back to business, think again! The new mom shares her beauty on the cover of People Magazine as the "world's most beautiful woman."
This special double issue also features the faces of 178 other beautiful women in the world.
At 30, PEOPLE's 2012 World's Most Beautiful Woman has many accomplishments on her résumé, including being a 16-time Grammy winner, an actress and a style and beauty icon. But none is more important than her newest role: playing mom to daughter Blue Ivy, whom she and husband of four years, Jay-Z, welcomed in January. "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."
What do you think of these Bey-utiful pictures?