Kanye West Makes TIME’s Most Influential List

TIME has released this year’s list of the 100 Most Influential People and Kanye West is one of them.

The Butler’s Lee Daniels, ballet dancer Misty CopelandOrange is the New Black’s LaVerne Cox and actress Audra McDonald are also featured on the list.


Here’s a description of the list and how featured greats are selected.

Here are the most influential people in the world: the titans, pioneers, artists, icons and leaders who are shaping the future. “We tell 100 stories of individual influence,” managing editor Nancy Gibbs writes. “But taken together, these stories are an anthem to interaction, the convergence that occurs when you harmonize a good idea”

The TIME 100 issue is available on newsstands and online.

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