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Pop star Beyonce gets wax double
Beyonce Knowles and friends
Knowles' waxwork stands next to Kylie Minogue and Britney Spears
Pop star Beyonce Knowles is the latest addition to the Madame Tussauds wax museum in central London.

The wax effigy of the Destiny's Child singer joins such music icons as Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears and Madonna in the popular tourist attraction.

The replicas form part of a new Divas exhibit that invites visitors to have their vocal performances evaluated by the American performer's stand-in.

Knowles is said to be "blown away" by the dummy, which cost 52,000 to make.

The singer posed for sculptures for three hours in the US and saw the result three weeks ago in London just before it was completed.

The waxwork is clad in a copy of the orange and pink Versace dress she wore in the video for her single Crazy in Love.

Visitors to the museum can currently see Britney pole-dancing, have their singing judged by Pop Idol's Simon Cowell and have a celebrity make-over for a magazine photo shoot.

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