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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Forbes has released their annual "World's Most Powerful Celebrities" list for 2013.

"The Celebrity 100 is based on entertainment-related earnings plus media visibility (exposure in print, television, radio and online). We consider film and television actors, TV personalities, models, athletes, authors, musicians and comedians," Dorothy Pomerantz of Forbes writes.

Take a look at this slideshow, photos courtesy of the Associated Press, of the top 50 on the Forbes list.

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