People magazine will release its annual issue devoted to the world's most beautiful women on Friday, April 27.

Grammy Award winner Beyonce, who played Deena Jones in the film version of the Broadway musical Dreamgirls, tops the list and is on the magazine's cover.

Among the many stars who will be featured in the issue are Patricia Clarkson, Viola Davis, Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Lopez, Lucy Liu, Madonna, Julianna Margulies, Reba McEntire, Elizabeth McGovern, Katharine McPhee, Julianne Moore, Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Mary Steenburgen, Sofia Vergara, Kerry Washington, and Michelle Williams.

For more information, visit www.people.com