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Beyonce made EW's Power List

Age 22

We don’t think you're ready for her…work ethic -- as in cowriting and coproducing her music, taking on a film career, doing the promo grind as if world peace depended on it, and somehow finding time to be paparazzi'd in the tropics with rapper boyfriend Jay-Z. ''Crazy in Love'' is the year's most ubiquitous single, and ''The Fighting Temptations'' opened with $12 million based almost solely on her second billing. Next year: Destiny's Child returns. Survey the pop landscape; she's the only young 'un likely to still be a star two decades hence.

Originally posted Oct 14, 2003

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