2015’s list includes a handful of our favorites gal: Laverene Cox, Taraji P. Henson, and Gabrielle Union. These ladies are the total package serving beauty, brains, and boss moves like no other in Hollywood today.
After a hugely successful first season of Empire, PEOPLE spoke highly of Taraji dishing that her “captivating portrayal of Cookie has finally put Henson directly in the limelight, where she belongs.” In addition, “the actress, who’s a longtime Hollywood veteran, never fails to charm us with her beauty and sharp wit.”
Congratulations are definitely in order for all three of these beautiful brown ladies and the remaining 47 celebrities that chart this year’s list like Sandra Bullock, Ariana Grande, Vanessa Hudgens and Meghan Trainor.
Continue clicking to see what PEOPLE had to say about Hollywood newcomer Laverne Cox and veteran Gabrielle Union. Also, be sure to grab the “World’s Most Beautiful” issue this Friday at your local newsstands.