Friday, April 25, 2014

Beyoncé lands cover of 2014 Time's '100 Most Influential People' + Full List

Beyoncé has landed the cover of Time magazine's annual '100 Most Influential People in the World'.

The pop queen beat other names on the list - from President Obama, Hillary Clinton, Vladimir Putin, Pope Francis and Miley Cyrus - to feature on the coveted cover.

Further covers placed inside the magazine feature actor Robert Redford, the NBA's first openly gay athlete Jason Collins, and General Motors CEO Mary Barra.

Time's 'Most Influential' list names people who have inspired others, regardless of their moral standing. The list also includes a profile by another star, explaining why the person deserves a spot. 

'She's the boss,' Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explained in her profile of Beyonce.

Sandberg and Beyoncé previously collaborated on a campaign in which they called for a ban on the word 'Bossy' to describe women. See complete list and video after the jump..........
Beyoncé appears in the 'Titans' section of the list alongside Pharrell Williams, Hillary Clinton and Jeff Bezos, while other sections include Pioneers, Artists, Leaders and Icons.

Time listed Kerry Washington, Amy Adams, Frozen songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez about the most influential artists of the year.

The NBA's first openly gay athlete Jason Collins, left, and actor Robert Redford, right, feature on subsequent inside covers of the magazine. They are among the 100 people who have inspired others

Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and billionaire businessman Aliko Dangote and eight other Africans made the list which was released today. 
The list also includes President Obama, Chile President Michelle Bachelet, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Pharrell, scandal star, Kerry Washington, my own #RealMadrid Star Cr7 and Serena Williams amongst others.

Pony Ma, founder of Tencent, one of China's biggest internet companies
Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve chair
Tony Fadell, engineer, 'father of the iPod'
Sheika al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani, Qatar Museums Authority chair
Pharrell Williams, singer 'Happy'
Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy, founders of Snapchat app

Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and owner of The Washington Post
Aliko Dangote, Africa's richest man
Serena Williams, tennis champion
Ertharin Cousin, Executive Director of the United Nations World Food Programme
David Koch and Charles Koch, Billionaire activists driving conservative politics
Hillary Clinton


Jason Collins, NBA's first openly gay player
Natalie Massenet, founder of Net-a-Porter
Mary Jo White, Chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Tom Steyer, hedge fund manager and environmentalist
Jack Ma, Chinese internet entrepreneur
Richard Sherman, Seattle Seahawks cornerback
Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity director
Megan Ellison, film producer

Robert Lanza, leading cell scientist
Megyn Kelly, Fox news reporter
Arvind Kejriwal, leader of Aam Aadmi Party in India
Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe, founder of school in Uganda
John Kovac, Harvard University astrophysicist
Travis Kalanick, founder of Uber, a car service app, and Red-Swoosh, a file-sharing company
Jenji Kohan, television writer for 'Weeds' and 'Orange Is the New Black'
Lydia Ko, New Zealand golfer

Anat Admati, Stanford economist
Obadah al-Kaddri, Syrian activist
David Sinclair, Harvard geneticist
Kathryn Sullivan, geologist
José Mujica, president of Uruguay
Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower
Major General Herbert Raymond McMaster, 'the architect of the future U.S. Army'
Imam Omar Kobine Layama, Archbishop Dieudonné Nzapalainga and The Rev. Nicolas Guérékoyame-Gbangou, 'faith leaders on the front line'
Hosain Rahman, designer of wearable technology
Arunachalam Muruganantham, Indian inventor
Katharine Hayhoe, climate scientist

Benedict Cumberbatch, actor
Seth Meyers, late night host and comedian
Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, songwriters for 'Frozen'
Kerry Washington, actor
Binyavanga Wainaina, Kenyan author
Amy Adams, actor
John Green, Author of young adult fiction
Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave director

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, from Comedy Central's 'Key and Peele'
Diane Paulus, theater and opera director
Robin Wright, actor
Matthew McConaughey, actor
Miley Cyrus, singer
Yao Chen, actor
Barbara Brown Taylor, acclaimed Episcopal preacher and best-selling author

Mary Barra, General Motors CEO
John Kerry, Secretary of State
Vladimir Putin, Russian president
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian economist
Hassan Rouhani, president of Iran
Scott Walker, governor of Wisconsin
Ory Okolloh, Kenyan activist
Shinzo Abe, prime minister of Japan

Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, Egyptian military commander
Xi Jinping, Chinese president
Barack Obama
Withelma 'T' Ortiz Walker Pettigrew, sex trafficking survivor
Narendra Modi, Indian politican
Eric Holder
Michelle Bachelet, president of Chile
Andrew Haldane, official at Bank of England
Angela Merkel, chancellor of Germany
Jerry Brown, governor of California
Thuli Madonsela, South Africa activist
Rand Paul, senator, Kentucky
Kirsten Gillibrand, senator, New York
Nicolás Maduro, president of Venezuela
Abdullah Gul, president of Turkey
Kim Jong Un, North Korean leader
Abu Du'a, Iraqi leader


Robert Redford, actor
Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, Indonesian domestic worker abused by her employers
Pope Francis
Malala Yousafzai, activist
Donna Tartt, author
Arundhati Roy, author and activist
Christy Turlington Burns, model
Carrie Underwood, singer
Phoebe Philo, designer
Charlie Rose, talk show host and journalist
Alice Waters, chef and activist
Marina Abramovic, performance artist
Cristiano Ronaldo, soccer player
Carl Icahn, investor

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