Taylor Swift 'most charitable star of 2012'

Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift beat Miley Cyrus to become the most charitable star of 2012.

Moving all the way up from last year's 20th spot, the 23-year-old singer was recognized by DoSomething.org for her 4-million-dollar donation to the Country Hall of Fame museum, People magazine reported.

The 'Love Story' hit-maker is also the youngest recipient of the Ripple of Hope Award from the Robert F. Kennedy Center for her charitable efforts.

Cyrus fell just one spot short of Swift, making it to the list for numerous reasons, including promotion of Saving Spot! Rescue - a non-profit dedicated to finding dogs from high-kill shelters a home.

Other celebrities who made it to the top 10 were Channing Tatum, Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Robin Roberts, Pink, LeBron James, Selena Gomez and Ian Somerhalder.

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