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TIME reveals 2023 TIME100, pairs with ABC for 'The World's Most Influential People'


Thu, Apr 13th 2023 08:05 pm

TIME Studios, ABC to bring viewers inside gala Sunday, April 30

Today, TIME reveals the 2023 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue has four worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100: actor Jennifer Coolidge, recording artist Doja Cat, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger and actor Michael B. Jordan.

TIME CEO Jessica Sibley said, “We are thrilled to recognize this year’s list of the world’s most influential people. We look forward to convening the TIME100 community – one of the largest leadership communities in the world – to spotlight and hear from individuals who are wielding their influence to drive positive action toward a better world at the TIME100 Summit Featuring TIME CO2 and Gala this month in New York City.”

To celebrate the 2023 TIME100 list of the world’s most influential people, TIME will host the annual TIME100 Summit Featuring TIME CO2 on April 25 and the TIME100 Gala on April 26.

For the fourth year in a row, TIME Studios and ABC will present a “TIME100” primetime television special, and for the second year in a row, the special will bring viewers inside the 17th annual TIME100 Gala, airing Sunday, April 30 (7 p.m. EDT), on ABC, which will be available to stream on Hulu and Disney+. The gala will be hosted by Coolidge and feature performances by Doja Cat and Lea Michele, as well as honorary tributes from members of this year’s list, remarks from Sibley and more.

The third annual TIME100 Summit Featuring TIME CO2 will convene leaders from the global TIME100 community to spotlight solutions and encourage action toward a better world. Speakers for the day-long event include filmmaker Steven Spielberg; speaker emerita of the U.S. House, Nancy Pelosi; president and CEO of GLAAD, Sarah Kate Ellis; and founder and president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, Dolores Huerta. Visit Time100summit.com for program and speaker updates.

The 2023 TIME100 Summit Featuring TIME CO2 and the TIME100 Gala will take place at the Frederick P. Rose Hall, home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

The 2023 “TIME100: The World’s Most Influential People” television special will be created by TIME Studios, the Emmy Award-winning television, film and immersive division of TIME.

√ See the 2023 TIME100 full list, tributes, videos and photos: time.com/time100

√ See all four TIME100 covers: https://bit.ly/41mBSuB

A press release said, “This year’s TIME100 list includes surprising pairings of the list members and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them.”

The 20th annual list features Mia Farrow on Jennifer Coolidge, Mary Barra on Bob Iger, Mila Kunis on Zoe Saldaña, Amy Poehler on Aubrey Plaza, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Oleksandra Matviichuk, Tina Turner on Angela Bassett, Sue Bird on Brittany Griner, Yo-Yo Ma on Laurene Powell Jobs, Jimmy Fallon on Drew Barrymore, Emma Stone on Nathan Fielder, Bill Frist on Mitch McConnell, and Nancy Pelosi on Hakeem Jeffries.

The 2023 TIME100 features 16 climate leaders, a record number for the list, including Anthony Albanese, Gustavo Petro, Catherine Coleman Flowers, Elizabeth Maruma Mrema and Robin Zeng.

Entertainers on this year’s list include Jennifer Coolidge, Michael B. Jordan, Austin Butler, Zoe Saldaña, Angela Bassett, Aubrey Plaza, Colin Farrell, Drew Barrymore, Jerrod Carmichael, Ali Wong, Salma Hayek Pinault and Nathan Fielder.

Athletes on this year’s list include Patrick Mahomes II, Lionel Messi, Brittney Griner, Iga Swiatek, Kylian Mbappé and Mikaela Shiffrin.

Journalists on this year’s list include Evan Gershkovich, Elaheh Mohammadi, Niloofar Hamedi and Imara Jones.

This year’s list features 50 women, including Jennifer Coolidge, Beyoncé, Laurene Powell Jobs, Karen Lynch, Doja Cat, Lea Michele, Kate Orff, Colleen Hoover, Brittney Griner, Oleksandra Matviichuk, Cindy McCain, Sarah Kate Ellis, Angela Bassett and Bella Hadid.

The list features President Joe Biden and other U.S. political figures, including Hakeem Jeffries, Mitch McConnell, Janet Yellen and Samuel Alito.

Other notable writers include Nicole Kidman, Justin Trudeau, Tina Turner, Penelope Cruz, Tom Hiddleston, Mila Kunis, Taika Waititi, Jamie Lee Curtis, Venus Williams, Tiffany Haddish, Sue Bird, Yo-Yo Ma, Peyton Manning and Cate Blanchett.

Joe Biden is on the list for the sixth time, more than any other person on the list this year. Other repeats include Elon Musk (five), Janet Yellen (four), Lionel Messi (three), Beyoncé (three), Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (three) and Mitch McConnell (three).

At 21 years old, Iga Swiatek is the youngest person on this year’s list. The oldest person on this year’s list is Judy Blume, who is 85.

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