World's Most Beautiful

The Countdown Is Over: See Who Made PEOPLE's Most Beautiful List!

See the stars who are gorgeous inside and out and 2016's World's Most Beautiful Woman!


It's been over a decade since the world was introduced to the country music star, who won American Idol in 2005. Since her coronation, the singer has racked up countless accolades, including multiple Grammys, a Golden Globe nomination and the honor of starring in NBC's first-ever live TV adaptation of The Sound of Music Live. The reason for all her success? The singer credits a positive mindset. "Talking yourself up is a big thing," she reveals to Parade. "People might think you are nuts talking to yourself and telling yourself how awesome you are, but it helps to say, 'I am strong.'"