Cheryl Cole Inspired By Beyonce: "She's Such A Beautiful Person"

The '3 Word's star says she admire Beyonce as a woman and thinks she is "empowering".

Cheryl Cole has named Beyonce as a big inspiration for her career, while hailing the 'Love On Top' singer as a "beautiful person".

The 'Call My Name' star said she likes that Beyonce is "empowering" to women as well as admiring her ability and presence on stage.

"I love Beyonce," Cheryl revealed to i-D magazine. 'I just think she's such a beautiful person, inside and out.

"Apart from what she does on the stage, which is obviously incredible and aspirational, I just like her as a woman," Cheryl explained. "She's empowering, and I like that."

View a picture of Cheryl Cole performing 'Call My Name' at the Capital FM Summertime Ball 2012 below (Credit: PA):

The 'Parachute' singer unveiled her brand new single 'Under The Sun' on Capital FM this morning (14th June), which was hailed by her fans as "absolutely amazing" and "a real crowd pleaser".

Cheryl is set to launch her new album 'A Million Lights' on 18th June after hitting number one on the Vodafone Big Top 40 on Sunday (10th June) with 'Call My Name'.

Watch Cheryl's surprise Summertime Ball performance of 'Call My Name' below: