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Taylor Swift named 'most charitable' star of the year for her work with cancer patients

Published 27/12/2012 | 15:06

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Taylor Swift was recognised for her work with cancer patients.
Taylor Swift has been named as the 'most charitable' celeb of 2012

Taylor Swift has been named as the celebrity who has "done the most good" in the year.

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The US country-pop singer beat fellow pop stars Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato to receive the honour by DoSomething.org, reported the Los Angeles Times.

The 23-year-old, who is dating One Direction's Harry Styles, was credited for her work with cancer patients, being the youngest person to receive the Ripple of Hope award from the Robert F Kennedy Centre for her charity work, and her generous donation of four million dollars to the Country Hall of Fame Museum.

Miley Cyrus took the second spot for her work on the Saving Spot! Rescue campaign to help abandoned dogs find a new home, as well as supporting charities like Save The Music Foundation and Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Channing Tatum - who is expecting his first child with wife Jenna Dewan - came third, followed by Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber respectively.

Other stars named in the top 20 included Pink, Vampire Diaries heartthrob Ian Somerhalder, Ben Affleck and Jay-Z and Beyonce.

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