beyonce, oprah winfrey

*Out of the 11 entertainers on Forbes’ 2015 list of The World’s Most Powerful Women, Oprah Winfrey leading the pack at #12, followed by Beyonce at #21.

Forbes says its rankings, released Tuesday, are based on “money, media momentum, spheres of influence and impact.”

Oprah is this year’s “top ranking billionaire,” with a net worth of $3 billion.

Daytime host Ellen DeGeneres (#50) and “Modern Family” actress Sofía Vergara (#57) represented television stars. Among the “celebrity role models” singled out for their humanitarian efforts is Angelina Jolie at #54 and Shakira at #81.

At 25 years old, Taylor Swift is the youngest member of the list at #64.

Topping Forbes’ entire list is German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton came in at #2. Melinda Gates, Janet Yellen, Mary Barra, Christine Lagarde, Dilma Rousseff, Sheryl Sandberg, Susan Wojcicki and Michelle Obama round out the top ten.