Time Magazine released list of 100 most influential people in the world. This includes all the recognized fields in the world. The list is released annually. The categories are mainly from
- Times-Titans; Creative contributions in selected field
- Times-Pioneers; Innovative concepts
- Times-Artists; best performance and originals
- Times-Leaders; bringing positive changes
- Times-Icons ; All time greats
The final list of 100 people is finalized by the Time-Magazine’s editors. The nominations will be sent by the Magazine’s staff. They are considered as the people who have brought constructive changes in the world.
Many Indians apart from Modi have appeared in the listing; they are Chandra-Kocchar CEO-ICICI-Bank, Satya-Nadella, CEO-Microsoft and Vikram-Patel, CEO-Sangath (NGO).
The 2015 list of titans is headed by Kanye West, An American Musician. He is closely followed by Lorne Michaels, T.V-producer, writer and a comedian. The third spot is claimed by Mellody Hobson, The CEO of DreamWorks-Animations.
The top Pioneers list is headed by Misty Copeland, writer & Ballet-Dancer. She is closely followed by Scott Kelly, an American Engineer-Astronaut & ex-Navy-Captain. The third spot is taken by Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer-Doudna, for their contributions in Biology/Medicine.
The top artists list is headed by Bradley Cooper, American-Actor & Producer. He is followed by Richard- Linklater, director & screen-writer. The third spot is taken by Chris Ofili, British-Painter.
The top leaders list is headed Jorge Ramos, Mexican-American Journalist/Author. He is closely followed by Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India. The third spot is taken by Angela Merkel, German Chancellor.
The top Icons list is headed by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate-Justice in the U.S-Supreme-Court. He is closely followed by Taylor Swift, American-singer and song-writer. The third spot is claimed by Diane von Furstenberg, American fashion-designer of Belgian-Origin.