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\n This image provided by People magazine shows the cover of its special \"World\'s Most Beautiful\" issue, featuring Lupita Nyong\'o. The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in \"12 Years a Slave,\" tops the magazine\'s list, announced Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/People)\n

NEW YORK (AP) -- People magazine has named Lupita Nyong'o as the "World's Most Beautiful" for 2014.

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday.

Commenting on being selected for this year's cover, Nyong'o says: "It was exciting and just a major, major compliment. I was happy for all the girls who would see me on it and feel a little more seen."

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